Giovanni Capitello

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Giovanni Capitello
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Actor/Filmmaker
Born
Giovanni Familiare Capitello

(1979-08-27) August 27, 1979 (age 39)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Other namesGio
Years active2000–present
Website http://www.GioCap.com, http://www.MagicMindMedia.com

Giovanni Familiare Capitello (born August 27, 1979, in Brooklyn, New York) is an American actor / filmmaker.

Brooklyn Borough in New York City and county in New York state, United States

Brooklyn is the most populous borough of New York City, with an estimated 2,648,771 residents in 2017. Named after the Dutch village of Breukelen, it borders the borough of Queens at the western end of Long Island. Brooklyn has several bridge and tunnel connections to the borough of Manhattan across the East River, and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge connects Staten Island. Since 1896, Brooklyn has been coterminous with Kings County, the most populous county in the U.S. state of New York and the second-most densely populated county in the United States, after New York County.

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Background

Capitello is of Sicilian and German descent. Giovanni Capitello was born in Brooklyn, New York (1979) and grew up in East Patchogue, Long Island. He attended Bellport Senior High School (1994–1997).

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New York (state) State of the United States of America

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Long Island island in New York, United States of America

Long Island is a densely populated island off the East Coast of the United States, beginning at New York Harbor approximately 0.35 miles (0.56 km) from Manhattan Island and extending eastward into the Atlantic Ocean. The island comprises four counties in the U.S. state of New York. Kings and Queens Counties and Nassau County share the western third of the island, while Suffolk County occupies the eastern two-thirds. More than half of New York City's residents now live on Long Island, in Brooklyn and Queens. However, many people in the New York metropolitan area colloquially use the term Long Island to refer exclusively to Nassau and Suffolk Counties, which are mainly suburban in character, conversely employing the term the City to mean Manhattan alone.

Career

He started studying acting at The School for Film and Television in New York City (now known as The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts) where he learned the Sanford Meisner technique. After acting school he appeared in many independent films and in a major motion picture, Keeping the Faith (2000). Giovanni later studied filmmaking and acquired a filmmaking and multimedia degree. His first film he directed and acted in was Manic (2005), starring independent movie star Dave Vescio. Early on Giovanni worked on a documentary based on the birth of the hip-hop and graffiti culture, Hip-Hop Diaries (2006), that aired on a major television network in Europe (Sky TV, 2006). Giovanni directed a thriller/suspense film in the town he grew up in, Patchogue, titled Hanging Tree (2011). Other works include: The Elevator Game (2015), Warning Label (2014), Say Something (2015) and television pilot Girls Night Out (2007). Giovanni founded his own video production/media company, Magic Mind Media.

New York City Largest city in the United States

The City of New York, usually called either New York City (NYC) or simply New York (NY), is the most populous city in the United States and in the U.S. state of New York. With an estimated 2017 population of 8,622,698 distributed over a land area of about 302.6 square miles (784 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass and one of the world's most populous megacities, with an estimated 20,320,876 people in its 2017 Metropolitan Statistical Area and 23,876,155 residents in its Combined Statistical Area. A global power city, New York City has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world, and exerts a significant impact upon commerce, entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, tourism, art, fashion, and sports. The city's fast pace has inspired the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy.

New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts

The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts (NYCDA) is a private acting college in New York City. Originally conceived for the purpose of training actors for film and television acting, in 2009 the conservatory gained accreditation to offer Associate degrees in Occupational Studies, a two-year curriculum offered in either Acting for Film & Television or Musical Theater Performance. The New York Conservatory is an accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).

Sanford Meisner American actor and acting teacher

Sanford Meisner, also known as Sandy, was an American actor and acting teacher who developed an approach to acting instruction that is now known as the Meisner technique. While Meisner was exposed to method acting at the Group Theatre, his approach differed markedly in that he completely abandoned the use of affective memory, a distinct characteristic of method acting. Meisner maintained an emphasis on "the reality of doing", which was the foundation of his approach.

Filmography (Actor)

YearFilm CreditRoleType
2016 Betrayed Detective BarnesTV Series
2016 Murder Book Police OfficerTV Series
2014 Deadly Wives Gang LeaderTV series
2013 Unusual Suspects Donny Wayne BanksTV series
2011 Prison Diaries Randy WigginsTV series
2011 Lore: Deadly Obsession PolicemanTV Movie
2011 Threading Needles Officer StuartFeature Film
2010 The Wife DonovanShort Film
2010 Marathon LuisFeature Film by Biju Viswanath.
2005 Manic The ManicShort Film
2000 Keeping the Faith BartenderFeature Film by Edward Norton.

Filmography (Director)

Year – TypeFilm – VideoDirectorCompany
2016 – TV Series Short Timid Tales Giovanni Capitello Magic Mind Media.
2015 – Film The Elevator Game Giovanni Capitello Magic Mind Media.
2015 – Short Film Qualms of Conscience Giovanni Capitello Magic Mind Media.
2015 – Short Film Say Something Giovanni Capitello Magic Mind Media.
2014 – Film Warning Label Giovanni Capitello Magic Mind Media.
2011 – Film Hanging Tree Giovanni Capitello Magic Mind Media.
2007 – Television Pilot Girls Night Out Giovanni Capitello Magic Mind Media,
NBC Universal
2006 – Short Film Last One Giovanni Capitello Magic Mind Media.
2006 – Short Film Playlist Giovanni Capitello Magic Mind Media
Missionary Records.
2005 Manic Giovanni Capitello Magic Mind Media.

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