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ALL IN FILMS
ALL IN FILMS, LLC, IS AN AMERICAN INDEPENDENT MOVIE PRODUCTION COMPANY FOUNDED BY DIRECTOR, PRODUCER AND AWARD-WINNING ACTING COACH MICHELLE DANNER. IT IS A FULL-SERVICE FILM & ENTERTAINMENT STUDIO BASED IN SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA, WITH A MISSION TO CRAFT QUALITY CONTENT ACROSS ALL MEDIA, AT BUDGETS THAT REMAIN STRICTLY IN TUNE WITH CURRENT MARKET CONDITIONS AND TO DISTRIBUTE THESE PRODUCTS IN A MANNER THAT BRINGS THE LARGEST RETURN TO ITS INVESTORS, WHILE REACHING AN EXTENSIVE INTERNATIONAL AUDIENCE.
ALL IN FILMS FOUNDER MICHELLE DANNER
Michelle has taught acting for the last 24 years and has worked with many A-List Actors privately and on set including: Chris Rock, Gerard Butler, Seth MacFarlane, Penelope Cruz, Melanie Brown, Jamie Lynn Sigler, Verne Troyer, Grant Bowler, Kate Del Castillo, Michael Pena, Isla Fisher, Common, Jennifer Grant, Salma Hayek, Chris Martin, Brian McKnight, James Franco, Marcia Cross, Christian Slater, Catherine Bell, Zooey Deschanel, Gabrielle Union, Jennifer Coolidge, Justine Wadell, Rob Estes, Rick Fox, Henry Cavill, Michelle Rodriguez, Seychelle Gabriel and many others.
Voted favorite acting coach by Backstage readers. She was brought in for her expert coaching on the WB show The Starlet and was featured with Andy Richter on The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien.
Michelle trained extensively in Paris and New York with Stella Adler and Uta Hagen. She was the Managing Director of the Larry Moss Studio since it’s inception in Los Angeles for 20 years.
She is the Founding Director of Edgemar Center for the Arts and raised $1.3 million to construct the two theaters and the art gallery at the Center. At the opening ceremony, Steven Spielberg commented, “Here we have a venue that can turn out some extremely experienced, daring and resourceful artists.” She is currently serving as Artistic Director and teaches ongoing acting classes in LA at The Michelle Danner Studio, housed at Edgemar.
She teaches acting seminars internationally in South America, Europe, Toronto, Vancouver, Dubai, New York, Sydney and Australia. She has taught in several cities including: Johannesburg, Cape Town, Istanbul, Paris, and Moscow.
Michelle has directed and acted in over thirty plays and musicals in New York and Los Angeles. Her favorite acting credits include Tennessee William’s The Rose Tattoo, which garnered LA Weekly critic’s pick and five Dramalogue awards including best actress; House of Yes, Bright Ideas, Ibsen’s Ghosts the world premiere of One White Crow.
Her highlights at Edgemar have been pioneering new works that include The Night of the Black Cat, a world premiere and winner of the 2005 Best Musical of the Year at the Los Angeles Music Awards, which had a revival as recently as 2016. She directed the world premiere of Mental the Musical, winner of several 17th Annual TicketHolder awards for acting and musical score. She wrote and directed the world premiere of You’re on the Air, an improv based comedy which is in development to become a movie.
She directed the west coast premiere of Hello Herman by John Buffalo Mailer and co-directed Jane Fonda in The Court of Public Opinion starring Anne Archer. Her last play Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang won 5 Scenies, StageSceneLA Awards, including for best actress in a Comedy for her portrayal of Sonia.
In 2006, she made her feature film directing debut How to go Out on a Date in Queens, which was nominated and won four L.A. Film Awards including Best Director. It starred Jason Alexander, Esai Morales, Ron Perlman, Kimberly Williams, Rob Estes and Alison Eastwood.
Michelle also produced and acted in the award-winning short film Dos Corazones, which premiered at the Nashville Film Festival and went on to win Best Cinematography & Audience Favorite at the Malibu Film Festival.
Her second film Hello Herman starring Norman Reedus (AMC’s The Walking Dead), Martha Higareda, and Garrett Backstrom. The film premiered at the Hollywood Film Festival to a sold out audience and had its international premiere at the Monaco Charity Film Festival where it won the award for social relevance. It opened theatrically nationwide and was distributed by Warner Brothers.
Her third film, The Bandit Hound, a family comedy starring Catherine Bell, Lou Ferigno, Judd Nelson, Paul Sorvino, and Verne Troyer, was released in 2016.
Michelle just finished principal photography on a supernatural thriller, Bad Impulse, with a wonderful cast including Paul Sorvino, Sonya Walger, Grant Bowler and Dan Lauria. Her acting film credits include playing the part of Alexandra, the psychic, in the feature film “Ovation” directed by Henry Jaglom as well as Mrs. Mack in “Reach” directed by Leif Rokesh.
ALL IN FILMS production company, founded by Michelle Danner is in development for several projects. The Runner a psychological thriller and a romantic comedy titled The Will To… are in pre-production due to start filming this year.
She is putting the finishing touches on her acting book, The Golden Box, which will be released this year.
ALEXANDRA GUARNIERI VICE PRESIDENT
Alexandra is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Edgemar Center for the Arts, curator of its Arts Gallery and the Managing Director of the Michelle Danner Acting Studio. Born in Paris, Alexandra moved to the US at the age of 11. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Columbia University with a degree in Political Science. Upon graduation, Alexandra spent several years working in television, first at CNN then MSNBC. Alexandra has been producing plays and films since 2005. She co-produced “How to go out on a Date in Queens”, “Hello Herman”, “The Bandit Hound” and “Bad Impulse” as well as the Documentary “Sigueme”. Alexandra has had a long collaboration with director Henry Jaglom, producing his critically acclaimed play “Always but not Forever” through his runaway hit “Just 45 Minutes from Broadway” that ran successfully for over a year. Alexandra also produced “Thank Q – A world Music Tribute to the Humanitarian Works of Quincy Jones” and the award-winning musical “Black Cat Cabaret” which also ran for a year. She is currently producing The Runner, feature film to be released 2021.
VALERIE DEBLER VICE PRESIDENT
Valerie Debler is a corporate attorney with over 25 years of experience in finance, real estate and entertainment law (Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal (1992-1997), Nomura Securities (1997) and Fried Frank Shriver and Harris (1998-2000 and 2007-2009). She holds a B.A. from New York University and graduated Cum Laude from Fordham University School of Law. Valerie Debler is also a producer and a writer. She produced the feature Film “Bad Impulse” (Archstone Distributions 2020), starring Grant Bowler, Sonya Walger, James Landry Hebert and Paul Sorvino. She served as Executive Producer for the feature films “The Bandit Hound” (Alchemy 2016), starring Lou Ferrigno and Judd Nelson and for the feature film “Hello Herman” (Warner Bros. 2013), starring Norman Reedus. She has consulted as story consultant and collaborated as a writer on various projects, including “The Bandit Hound,” “The Will To …” and the documentary short “Sigueme.” She is currently working on ‘The Runner” with BKL Productions. In collaboration with Tracy Lindsey Melchior, she is also writing the screenplay for the feature film “Kissing Frogs.” Valerie studied film at the School of Visual Arts and acting at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and at the Warren Robertson Theater Workshop in New York City. She was selected to participate in the Summer Director Festival at the American Theater of Actors in New York City where she directed several original works.
BRIAN DRILLINGER DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
A founder and the Creative Director of Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica, CA, he directed the show for the first Edgemar benefit event that was hosted by Jason Alexander and included: Hilary Swank, Michael Clarke Duncan, Sally Kellerman and Chad Lowe. His technique has evolved through his work with noteworthy acting teachers: Uta Hagen, Milton Katselas, Larry Moss, and Terry Schreiber and his collaboration with writers and directors: Neil Simon, Herbert Burgdoff, Gene Sachs and Margret Edson. Mr. Drillinger has produced, coached or acted with: Jason Alexander, Ron Perlman, Anne Archer, Norman Reedus, Patrick Dempsey, Tony Shalhoub, Kimberly Williams Paisley, Wesley Snipes, Blythe Danner, Traylor Howard, Esai Morales, Sonya Walger, Lou Ferrigno, Judd Nelson, Catherine Bell and Paul Sorvino.
Brian graduated with honors from the SUNY Purchase Acting Conservatory program. He played Stanley on Broadway and in the film version of Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs and the National tour of Broadway Bound. The Substance Of Fire at the Old Globe in San Diego, the original production of the Pulitzer Prize winning play Wit at the South Coast Repertory, the Seattle Repertory and the Alley Theatre in Houston, also at SCR Death Of A Salesman and Boundary Waters, The Real Thing at T. Schreiber Studio and An Enemy of the People for the Bristol Riverside Theatre. Brian starred opposite Sally Kirkland, in the Indie feature Starry Night, and Janeane Garafalo in I Shot A Man In Vegas.
In the aftermath of a traumatic event, a suburban husband and father buys a cutting edge home security system, only to find that it slowly destroys that which he most wants to protect.
THE BANDIT HOUND
A lovable dog named Bandit starts stealing cash to help his adopted family, he unwittingly sets them on a collision course with his dangerous ex-partner.
A journalist interviews a sixteen year old boy, who is in police custody after he shot and killed 42 people at his high school.
HOW TO GO OUT ON A DATE IN QUEENS
A self-proclaimed dating expert tries to get his best friend, who lost his wife two years earlier, back into the dating scene, with disastrous results.