Louis Antonelli is a veteran of the International film
community for over 38 years. He has written, designed,
produced, directed, and photographed theatrical and
television films through his independent companies
Grand Cinema, and Quadrama/FILM, as well as for
many International production companies and
He began his professional career at age 17 while still
a student at Gordon Technical High School in Chicago
with the theatrical release of his celebrated short film
'The Game'. He continued his studies at Columbia
College, The American Film Institute in Washington,
D.C., and The Maine Photographic Institute. Antonelli
has made 27 independent films since 1980, many
of which have been honored with awards and/or
screenings at The Cannes Film Festival, The Chicago
International Film Festival (6 wins) WorldFest Houston,
The San Francisco Film Festival, The Berlin Film Festival,
and The Venice Film Festival. He has won two Silver TELLY
Awards (1993 & 2005) and also was awarded the special
'Gold Classic' TELLY Award for his 2008 motion picture,
"One Live KISS" with fellow producer and star of the film
Paul Stanley, legendary musician and founding member of
the iconic Rock band, KISS.
In 2006 Antonelli was named to Srathmore's List as a
'Who's-Who Among Outstanding International Professionals - Entertainment & Media'. He is currently in development
of a number of television and theatrical productions,
including, "White Rose", "Michael's Film", "Italian Girl"
"Saturday's Kids", and "E.A.P."
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