Movie Director, Screenplay Writer, Producer, Actor
Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA)
Writers Guild of Canada (WGC)
Winner of 3 International Awards in 2016
Graduates as an ACTOR in 1981 at the National Academy of Fine Arts in Tirana, Albania. Right after he starts a fast and successful carrier in the Albanian Movie Industry. He learns his film-making craft with the best well known Albanian movie directors (educated in Moscow, Bucharest, Prague, Budapest): Kristaq Dhamo, Viktor Gjika, Hysen Hakani, Piro Milkani, Kujtim Çashku, and especially with Dhimiter Anagnosti. In the meanwhile he plays a few leading characters, becoming a celebrity when he was only 25 years old.
But his interests lay further ahead. In 1981 he is invited to work at the biggest Film Production Studio “Kino Studio – New Albania”, where he worked as First AD in 11 movies, with the best Albanian movie directors within a four years period of time.
In 1985 he gets an invitation to direct his first short feature (2 directors). After a very successful debut, he begins making his movies as MOVIE DIRECTOR every year, for 4 years. In the last two movies he films his own screenplays, passing so, on the side of Independent Film Authors.
He lives in Toronto as a Canadian Citizen as of 18 years already, and he is having his own successes here in North America. He plays as an actor in a few Canadian and American Production.