- 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 writer, director and performer. In addition to selling material to both network and cable television, Vin Morreale, Jr. has won numerous awards for his screenwriting, playwriting, documentaries, independent movies and short fiction.
Vin was awarded the prestigious Al Smith Writing Fellowship, and both his published and unpublished plays have received nearly 1,000 productions on stages across the US, Canada, Europe, New Zealand, Australia, Russia and Sri Lanka. A partial list of his national writing and film festival awards appears on the following pages.
He has completed numerous feature screenplays, many of which have been optioned by various production companies. He wrote, directed and produced the low-budget romantic comedy BREAKING & ENTERING, which continues to hold the record for the largest screening premiere ever in the Southeast, with 2,619 ticketholders and an $18,550.00 box office for a single showing at the historic Palace Theater. His second independently produced feature, IN MYSTERIOUS WAYS, will be distributed by ONE PURPOSE MEDIA.
Vin Morreale, Jr. has written, directed or produced documentaries and educational videos, including the acclaimed PGA of America’s Complete History Of Golf, the Kentucky Derby Collector’s Showcase, Rand McNally’s Central Florida, Altered Visions, and the Louisville Ballet’s “Cinderella.”
Vin’s 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. He was a founding member of the San Francisco Playwrights’ Center and the Senseless Bickering Comedy Theatre.
His BURNING UP THE STAGE Acting Workshops are nationally known, having taught in cities, such as: Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Nashville, Louisville & Lexington, KY; Evansville, IN; Cincinnati, OH.
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 20,000 actors across a variety of media.
In 2013, he opened the West Coast office of VSM Entertainment & Casting in Los Angeles, California.