A.L. Mariani
Playwright, Screenwriter,
Theatre and Film Director 

Winner Best Short PLay 10x10xInfinity Short Play Festival of 2018

Anthony Louis Mariani - Writer -Film &  Theatre Director - Photographer 
i2015 Wrote Directed and Produced the short film           ” Don’t you forget about me!” Which has won Best Screenplay LA Shorts Award 2015, Best Director, Best Short, Best Screenplay  NYC Indie Film Award 2015, Best Short Film the Canada Independent Film Festival in Vancouver, 2016.

The Film was  Screened at: The London Shows International Film Festival (London, United Kingdom), LA Shorts Awards, (Los Angeles, CA, United States), Barcelona Planet Film Festival. (Barcelona, Spain)I Filmmaker Independent Film Festival (Marbella, Spain),Miami Independent Film Festival (Miami, FL, United States), NYC Indie Film Awards (New York City, NY, United States), Roma Cinema DOC (Rome, Italy), Access Code Short Film Festival (Bangalore, India), Ozark Shorts (Lamar, MO, Untied States), The 16th Ozark Foothills Film Fest (Batesville, AR, United States), Texas Ultimate Shorts (Fort Worth, TX, United States), Canada International Film Festival (Vancouver, BC, Canada),L-Dub Film Festival (Lake Worth, FL, Untied States),Crimson Screen Horror Film Fest (Charleston, SC, Untied States), The Best Shorts Competition (La Jolla, CA United States), Colossus Film Festival (Rodos, Greece),Little Rock Picture Show, (Little Rock, AR, Untied States),The Swedish International Film Festival (Stockholm, Sweden),Venice Film week (Venice, Italy), Blow-up Chicago International Arthouse Film Festival (Chicago, IL, Untied States),Afterlife Paranormal Film Festival (Gettysburg, PA, United States) 


2018  presenting the Olwen Wymark Theatre Encouragement Award, to Actor Jon Mckenna, at a Writers Guild of Great Britain Luncheon held at The Royal Court Theatre,  London in February of 2018.

2018 -  THE ROOSTER REBELLION- Stage Reading in February of 2018 as part of The Dramatist Guild of America's Footlights Readings. The reading directed by Paula D'Alessandris Artistic Director/Founder of the Mind the Gap theatre in NYC and performed in the Marry Rogers Room at the Dramatist Guild. February 2018.

2017 - 10-minute play: I Got You, Babe - A dark comedy -    A modern day "A Doll's House" Fredric builds himself the perfect Android girlfriend, Leslie. Except for one thing, she keeps breaking up with him. The Manhattan Repertory Theatre - April 2017

Awards won for I Got You, Babe.:  
Best Short Play10x10xIninity  Short Play Festival 2018

2017 - 10-Minute Play: Diana's Ark- Darcy, a twin-less twin, breaks into The City Zoo and with a knife holds a Panda Bear Hostage. She demands that The City Zoo build a Noah’s Ark Memorial to lost her lost sister, Diana. The Manhattan Repertory Theatre - September

Spring 2017 Attended the Dramatist Guilds  Institute 

The Architecture of Plays with Gary Garrison
Writing Workshop with  Andrea Lepcio

Summer of 2017 The Kenyon Playwrights   Conference 
Master Classes:
Steven Deitz, Diana Nneka Atuona, and Philip Dawkins
Faculty & Speakers
Emily Penick. Jill Rafson, Max Webster, Wendy MacLeod, Ben Viccellio, Christian Parker.
Elizabeth Carlson-Guerin, Donna Hoke, Gregg Wiggans.

2016  The Rooster Rebellion - One Act was produced off-West End at the Drayton Arms Theatre in London. The production went on for a two week run at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Awards for the Rooster Rebellion:
2016 Short List sustainable practice award the Edinburgh Fringe 2016 Third Place London Film Awards Best Stage Play 2016. Third Place Cannes Screenplay Contest Best Stage Play 2016

Anthony L. Mariani
Baltimore born playwright and screenwriter and director of Film and Stage. His new play " I got you, Babe" will be published in Lawrence Harbison's anthology, The Best Ten-Minute Plays of 2018, Anthony is a member of the Dramatist Guild of America, Writers Guild of Great Britain, and The Royal Society of Literature. He now lives Little Rock, Arkansas and when he can stay in Pimlico, London. Anthony attended the University of the Ozarks, and received his MFA in Directing Program from the California Institute of the Arts - Anthony studied film under the late Ealing film director Alexander Mackenrick, and Rudi Fehr, who was Alfred Hitchcock’s film editor. He studied Theatre with Jules Aaron, Robert Benedetti, and Lew Palter.

After CalArts, Anthony spent the 90’s working in Hollywood, first as a production assistant on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” He then moves on to work as a 1st Assistant director on numerous independent films, commercials, and television ID.  He has worked for FOX, CBS, TBS (Dinner & Movie). The Discovery Channel, The History Channel, Direct TV, Action Channel, Viasat- Netherlands’ channel 3, Home and Leisure Channel, Disney, Comedy Central, Kurtz and Friends, Simon Tse Productions, Tony Kay Productions, Palomar Pictures – Jewel Hands Video & Spearhead “Positive” Nu Pictures- Kabel One, Franklin & Watermen. T. Entertainment, Propaganda Films, Neo Films, HBO Films, Warner Bros, and Dreamworks – “The Love Letter”.

His play “The Rooster Rebellion” Will have a Stage Reading in February of 2018 as part of the Dramatist Guilds Footlights reading series. The reading directed by Paula D'Alessandris Artistic Director/Founder of the Mind the Gap theatre in NYC and performed in the Marry Rogers Room at the Dramatist Guild.

Theatre Awards: Anthony Has won: 10x10 Infinity winner 2018 "I GOT YOU, BABE" Infinity Stage best short play 2018, Short Listed the British Theatre Challenge 2017. THE ROOSTER REBELLION, Short List for the Sustainable Practice Award Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016. 3rd place The London


Anthony L. Mariani