Cynation releases new single “Dancing Devil”

Cynation is a talented Australian hard rock band, with Funk, RnB, and Heavy Metal influences. The band comprises vocalist and guitarist Josh Mak, guitarists Simon Lai and Shah, and bass player Andrew Teo. Cynation brings a fresh high energy rock sound. With a really up-tempo and soaring sound, the band is truly passionate about their craft. Their new single “Dancing…

Shelby Wilson Succeeding as a Filmmaker

Shelby Wilson is a successful filmmaker and photographer from Canada who’s made a name for herself through per passion, camera and film. Currently Shelby is working on a music video to raise awareness and funds for the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada. Wilson has joined forces with singer/songwriter Liam Priddy for this project to film a Telus…

Actor Kushtrim Hoxha in new film “Cold November”

Kushtrim Hoxha is an Albanian-American actor born on May 12, 1978 in Gjakova, Kosovo. Kushtrim came to United States as a refugee from war torn Kosovo in 1999. He is an actor known for The Americans (2017), Blue Bloods (2016), Elementary (2016), Person of Interest (2016) Human Zoo (2009) and many theater roles in US…

Meet the Artist: Interview with Actor Michael A. Nardi 

Michael A. Nardi was born and raised in Steger, Illinois. Now living in Valparaiso, Indiana. He works as a Correctional Officer for the Indiana State Prison in Michigan City, Indiana; where he patrols and maintains safety, observes and monitors inmate activities. His passion is acting and films. His recent project was “Summer of 67”. His…

Meet the Artist: Interview with Filmmaker Vanessa McNeal

Vanessa McNeal MSW, is an accomplished and acknowledged public speaker and storyteller from Iowa. Through her work in speaking and film production, she informs and transforms audiences with her passion and veracity. Vanessa is a survivor of child abuse and sexual violence, but she uses her past as a vehicle to empower, educate, and inspire…

“Waltzing Tilda” by Jonathan Wilhelmsson is the big winner at the Sydney Film Awards

“Waltzing Tilda” proves big winner at the 25th Sydney Film School Festival.  Written and directed by Jonathan Wilhelmsson and produced by  Raquel Linde the film won five awards: Best Film, Best Director, Best Producer, Best Editor and the Audience Award. Waltzing Tilda is an award-winning post-apocalyptic comedy about the last woman on earth.  It is a Sydney-set comedy-drama…

A Look Into Celebrity Amina Zhaman’s Rise to Fame

Multi-talented artist Amina Zhaman is an international sensation. Her rise to fame is attributed to her own skills and abilities, wether it is directing films, playing life-changing roles, theatre plays, singing or composing music, Amina Zhaman can do it all. After New York City success, director Amina Zhaman returns to stage production in Russia. Her…

Egzon Bislimi in new series “Golden Eagles”

Egzon Bislimi is a young actor from Macedonia. In the following interview for NY Elite he talks about his new project series “Golden Eagles” (Shqiponjat e Arta) starring Xhelal Fera, Ismail Kasumi, Laura Krliu, directed by the successful filmmaker Hadis Sen.  The series is filmed in various locations including Gostivar, Skopie, Tirana, Kukes, Prishtina, Prizren, etc.…

Sam Brooks making headway as lead actor

Born and raised in Nashville Tennessee, southern educate is embedded in the roots of Sam Brooks. Grew up with a tribe met through divine intervention and their intention was to live. Amid a city of musicians their mission was to create organized noise. Instruments no longer toys just boys that enjoyed making music. From late…

On the set with award-winning director Ibër Deari

Ibër Deari lends his creative direction in many projects, and each year he is sure to bring films and documentaries that wow the audiences world-wide. Winner of Best Director and Best Short at the NYAFW in New York, Ibër Deari and lead actor Mirsad Abazi made appearances at the Red Carpet at the SVA Theatre. Director,…

Jamal Hodge Review Of The New York Albanian Film Week

Fresh from the 2017 Cannes Film Festival Jamal Hodge is a multi-award winning director and producer of several films, including The Jump, The Kind Ones, and Knockout Game. While The Kind Ones and Knockout came will continue their festival runs in the Fall, you can catch The Jump in its last theatrical screening at The People’s Film Festival SATURDAY,…

Dren Zherka’s Eho wins Best Production Award in New York

Eho took home the “Best Production Award” in New York on May 29, 2017. The 6th Edition of New York Albanian Film Week presented by Enkelejd Mezini and Ermira Babamusta announced the Jury winners at the Award Ceremony held at Producer’s Club Theater. The festival is organized by Mrika Krasniqi and Nil Production. The Jury…