, Lorenzo DeStefano is producer/director of the upcoming
feature documentary “From a Darkened Room - The Strange Life
& Times of Arthur Crew Inman” (www.darkenedroomfilm.com)
, the true
story of the notorious
eccentric and recluse Arthur Crew Inman, author of THE INMAN DIARY.
He also produced & directed the award-winning feature
documentary, “Los Zafiros-Music From The Edge Of Time”
about the Beatles of 1960s
and was producer/director/editor of the PBS feature documentary “Talmage
a portrait of the late American jazz guitarist. He has been a
Director member of the Directors Guild of America since 1993 and a
longtime Editor member of the Motion Picture Editors Guild.
feature editing credits include "Dreamscape",
"Girls Just Want To Have Fun”, "The Killing Time" and
“Gingerale Afternoon". From
1989-1993 he was the supervising editor and a producer and director
on the acclaimed ABC/Warner Brothers drama series “Life Goes
directing includes the 25th anniversary production of William Inge's
"Natural Affection", Horton Foote's "The
One-Armed Man", the world premiere of Robert
Schenkkan's "Conversations with the Spanish Lady"
and the world premiere of "Twisted Twain",
the one-man show by Bill Erwin.
author of the novel “Finchley Lane”, and of the
”, adapted from the screenplay by David Mercer (www.lorenzodestefano.com/providence.htm)
on “The Inman Diary”. Workshopped at Seattle Repertory Theatre
in 2001 and produced at
’s Almeida Theatre in 2002 under the title “CAMERA OBSCURA” (www.cameraobscuraplay.com),
both productions were directed by Jonathan Miller.
screenplay of “Visitations” is in development. His
other screenplays include "Lads", and
"Cropper’s Cabin", from the novel by Jim
non-fiction work includes "Diary of a Nobody"
(Guardian – May, 2002), the
photographic memoir "La Hora Magica / The Magic Hour -
Portraits of a Vanishing
", and "Calle Cero - An Encounter with Cuban
Film Director Tomas Gutierrez Alea" (Cuba Update 1997).