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LA-Based Italian Filmmaker To Host Preview Screening Of New Short Film, Other Indepent Shorts At Universal Studios

(LOS ANGELES – DEC. 10, 2012) – Italian filmmaker Leo Foti and his new film production company, Se7en Waves Entertainment, will host a preview screening of his latest Sundance submission, ?Tipping Point,? alongside three other short films on Friday, December 14, 2012 at 8:30 p.m.

Filmed in Los Angeles and New York, ?Tipping Point? is a 14-minute montage of human existence that converges at one single moment in time. The short film highlights various tenants of a New York City brownstone wherein some are fighting, others struggle with their own humanity, one loses his temper, another wells up with the emotion of single parenthood, all while a couple basks in the intimacy of one another when all of a sudden one simple act of fate shows to each the true meaning of their relationships with themselves or with another human being.

The three featured short films include ?Exode? by Canadian-American filmmaker Nathaniel Siri, ?Art in the Afternoon? by Mitra Avani, and ?Love, NY? by Vincent Lin, who won the ?Best Director Award? and the ?Audience Award? from NBC Universal Short Cuts alongside three other awards for ?Best Short Film,? ?Best Short Romantic Comedy? and the ?Grand Jury Award.?

The Se7en Waves Entertainment public screenings take place at Universal Studios, 100 Universal City Plaza, Universal City, CA 91608 at 8:30 p.m. on Friday, December 14, 2012. Please RSVP to leofoti3@gmail.com to ensure attendance and free parking.

For more information about Se7en Waves Entertainment or Leo Foti, please contact Stephen Lucin at stephen@intercontinentalstyle.com.

Artistry, Creativity and Sensibility are what define Seven Waves Entertainment, the premier Hollywood production company run by Italian-born writer/actor/filmmaker Leo Foti and Venture Hill Entertainment. With several projects underway, including the recent release of the short film ?Tipping Point,? Seven Waves Entertainment is earning recognition in international film festivals for its unconventional and fearless storytelling.

Italian-born actor, performer and filmmaker Leonardo ?Leo? Foti has made the United States his new home following a move to Los Angeles five years ago, in which time he has been recognized as an international, unconventional and fearless artist who moves effortlessly between acting, filmmaking, musical theatre, improvisation and writing. Leo Foti?s international, artistic education offered him once-in-a-lifetime training with individuals known throughout the industry as the best teachers of our time, including Mauricio Bustamante, Alice Mistroni, Lesly Kahn and Jack Plotnick. As an actor, Leo Foti was directed by international film directors Ben-Hur Sepher and Neri Parenti in movies of international recognition, including ?The Desperate? (winner of 67 worldwide awards, including Best Short Film at the Hollywood Film Festival) and ?Christmas in Beverly Hills? (an Italian Blockbuster). After directing many theatre shows in Italy, Foti directed his first film this year entitled ?Tipping Point.? The film was shot in Los Angeles and in New York City, and will soon begin a festival run, starting with the Sundance Film Festival in 2013.?