Raymond De Felitta
Center For Advanced Film Studies, American Film Institute
Wrote and directed the independent film, "City Island"
Directed his first documentary, "'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris"
Directed "The Thing About My Folks," written by and starring Paul Reiser
Wrote and directed the indie film, "Two Family House"; earned an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Screenplay
Made an appearance in Frank Whaley's directorial debut, "Joe the King"
Wrote and directed first feature, "Cafe Society" with Frank Whaley and Peter Gallagher
Received an Oscar nomination for his AFI thesis short, "Bronx Cheers"
Helmed and scripted the DV feature "Playhouse 91," based on a story written by his father during the 1950s
Received a Nicholl Fellowship in screenwriting from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 1991.
De Felitta is a life long jazz pianist. In 1994 he self-produced his first album, Movies 'til Dawn. His second album, Fatha Land, was produced in 2007.