- To produce and promote quality entertainment products with national appeal.
- To connect producers and directors with the area’s top crew and talent.
- To serve, network and create opportunities for actors throughout the region.
- To train and build a vibrant film and video community linking the Midwest & Southeast.
- To inspire others to follow their dreams.
ABOUT VIN MORREALE, JR:
Vin Morreale, Jr. is an award-winning screenwriter, published author and internationally-produced playwright. He was selected as one of The Blacklist’s Top TV Writers in THE BLACKLIST’S 2015 TV WRITERS STAFFING BOOK as well as the INTERNATIONAL SCREENWRITERS ASSOCIATION’S TOP 25 WRITERS OF 2017, over tens of thousands of other writers reviewed.
Vin has sold material to network and cable TV, had feature screenplays optioned and produced, and his work has been seen on screen, stage or print in more than 15 countries around the globe.
He wrote, directed and produced the low-budget romantic comedy BREAKING & ENTERING, which held the record for the largest screening premiere in the Southeast, with 2,619 ticketholders and an $18,550.00 box office for a single showing at the historic Palace Theater.
Vin was awarded the prestigious Al Smith Writing Fellowship, and his scripts, stage plays and radio comedy have received hundreds of productions around the world, and have been translated into Italian, Russian and Spanish, with recent productions in Kazakhstan, Italy and Russia.
He has written, directed or produced documentaries and educational videos, including the acclaimed PGA’s Complete History Of Golf, Kentucky Derby Collector’s Showcase, Rand McNally’s Central Florida, Altered Visions – The Dan Rhema Story, and the Telly Award-winning performance documentary, The Louisville Ballet’s “Cinderella.”
Vin was a founding member of the San Francisco Playwrights’ Center and the Senseless Bickering Comedy Theatre. His book on theater, BURNING UP THE STAGE: Monologues, Short Scenes & Audition Pieces for Actors From Six To Seventy is distributed worldwide through Dramatic Publishing, which also carries a number of his published plays. His latest stage comedy, THE KISS ME CURSE was commissioned by LCP and proved to be the most successful play in the venerable theater’s 60-year history.
He is currently adapting many of his award-winning screenplays, stage plays and comedy material to book form.
Under his direction, VSM Entertainment & Casting has grown into Greater Kentucky’s leading provider of casting and crew services for film, TV and stage, with talent that reaches into eleven states across the Southeast and Midwest. He has cast more than 25,000 actors across a variety of media.
In 2013, he opened the West Coast office of VSM Entertainment & Casting in Los Angeles, California.