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Simón Word Tour Recap
19/05/2019

After the trailer for "Simón" went viral on social media, the short film was screened independently in movie theaters in 8 different countries, totaling 11 different cities.  ​ The proceeds from the ticket sales of every screening were in part donated to various foundations that are helping Venezuelans both in the country and outside it to help alleviate those in need during the humanitarian crisis currently going ...

VoyageLA Interview
19/05/2019

Today we’d like to introduce you to Romas Usakovas. Thanks for sharing your story with us Romas. So, let’s start at the beginning, and we can move on from there.I was born and raised in Vilnius, Lithuania. It’s hard to say exactly when I started my journey in filmmaking world – I always remembered that I liked watching films when I was very young. I guess a key moment for me was when I discovered Stanley Kubrick – I was completely stunned with ...

Españomics screens at Fulbright Film Festival at NYFA
19/05/2019

Españomics was selected to screen at Fulbright Film Festival among with other three documentary films. Writer and director, Pedro Peira, is a honorable Fulbright alum. Romas Usakovas was there to represent the film as well as for the Q&A session.

Españomics wins at Latino Film Market
12/01/2019

Short Documentary film Españomics wins Best International Latino Student Short Film at 2018 Latino Film Market. Written and Directed by Pedro Peira. .            

Simón premiered in Miami
15/12/2018

Simón screens at Miami Cinépolis Coconut Grove, three screenings in a row gather more than 350 viewers.  Screenings raise $3000, all the money is donated to a Venezuelan charity organisation Comparteporunavida in order to help feed the children in need in Venezuela. .            

Simón is selected for Camerimage Film Festival - Interview
15/12/2018

New York Film Academy asked Romas and Diego a few questions about the festival It’s been a dream of New York Film Academy (NYFA) Cinematography Alum Romas Usakovas to go to the International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography Camerimage for some time, and this November, that dream will come true. Simón — the short film written and directed by NYFA Filmmaking Alum Diego Vicentini — will be featured at the famed festiv...

Simón Screens at Arpa International Film Festival
06/11/2018

Los Angeles independent cinema community gather to see Simón on the big screen at the Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood. An Article in Venezuela's most important newspaper, El Nacional (in Spanish) About the festival: Arpa International Film Festival (AIFF) was launched in 1997 by Sylvia Minassian with the support and encouragement of her husband. Arpa International Film Festival celebrated it’s 20th anniversary i...

Inside wins at LA Underground Film Forum
13/12/2017

Short Experimental film Inside wins Best Student Short Film at LA Underground Film Forum Written and Directed by Diego Vicentini .            

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