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Monica Palmieri (Guatemala) has been residing in New York for over 10 years, where she founded along with her sisters the production company MMW productions Monica has directed and produced the short films The G.O.I.G (2016), Small Talk (2016), Complete Sentences (2013) and Black Hole (2011) (Icaro Film Festival & Corto Circuito New York Film Festival). Her work as a producer compiles short films: Datin' Marvin (68th Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner), Meet Me Here (2015), Locked in You (2014), Underwater (2014) and Derailing (2013) where she was also the lead actress.
Monica works as 1st AD for companies like Comedy Central, Vice, La Panda Productions & Yale Productions. She has produced content for The Wild Honey Pie, including web series Welcome Campers, On The Boat, On The Mountain (12 episodes each season); she has als produced and directed content for companies like Spin Magazine and Stereogum.
Monica is a proud member of The Actors Studio Writers- Directors Unit. She is an Alumni of The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute & The Labyrinth Theatre Ensemble Workshop.
Since 2012 Monica co-founded and produces the Icaro Film Festival New York.
Monica is developing her ópera prima, which is set to film next year.