OTHER WORKS

MUSIC MUSIC

De Felitta is a noted jazz pianist and composer who has made several CDs, including one of his original compositions, “Movies Til Dawn”, and a solo piano tribute to jazz piano great Earl “Fatha” Hines, titled “Fatha’Land.”

BOOKS BOOKS

De Felitta has recently published his first book. “City Island and Two Family House: Two Screenplays (and too much information on the making of two independent films)” contains the complete scripts of both movies as well as extended essays on the financing, making and selling of each film.

BLOG BLOG

Raymond De Felitta’s long-running blog, “Movies Til Dawn”, is devoted to analyzing old movies, unearthing Hollywood history, celebrating jazz artists and studying all things New York City related. The archives also contain complete behind-the-scenes video histories of the shooting and post-production of “City Island” and “Rob The Mob”.

Check out his recent posts HERE.

DIRECTOR’S GUILD VISUAL HISTORIES DIRECTOR’S GUILD VISUAL HISTORIES

As a Director’s Guild member, Raymond De Felitta participated as an interviewer in three Directors Guild visual histories (Stanley Donen, James Ivory and Peter Bogdanovich) & conducted a 2 hour interview with writer-director Barry Levinson. (WATCH HERE)

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A Monetary ‘Magician’ of Dirty Tricks in ABC Drama ‘Madoff’

A Monetary ‘Magician’ of Dirty Tricks in ABC Drama ‘Madoff’

Posted on Feb 6, 2016 in Madoff

(Reposted from the New York Times) By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — Don’t look to Richard Dreyfuss to defend Bernie Madoff. Dreyfuss, who plays this rapacious investment guru in ABC’s miniseries “Madoff” (airing Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. EST), isn’t about to plead Bernie’s case. “But actors don’t only play people they approve […]

One Director, One Miniseries

One Director, One Miniseries

Posted on Feb 6, 2016 in Madoff

(Reposted from the Director’s Guild) by ANN FARMER Not only does having a single director on a miniseries assure a unified vision, it can help the logistics of a complicated production. We asked five solo directors to describe their experience doing it all. A smoke machine wasn’t enough for Raymond De Felitta. While directing a […]

City Island and Two Family House: Two Screenplays

Posted on Jan 9, 2016 in Books

The new book by Raymond De Felitta is now available! Pick it up on Amazon today! “City Island and Two Family House: Two Screenplays” (and too much information on the making of two independent films) by Raymond De Felitta Two Family House introduces you to Buddy Visalo, a frustrated factory worker who can’t get over […]

INTERVIEW: ‘City Island’ Director’s Tribute To Working Class Families is a Sleeper Hit

INTERVIEW: ‘City Island’ Director’s Tribute To Working Class Families is a Sleeper Hit

Posted on Mar 18, 2015 in City Island, Interviews

By CARL KOZLOWSKI [From Breitbart.com] Amid a spring movie season awash in mega-budgeted, big-studio releases, only one film has consistently shot up the box office charts week after week – rising more than 200 percent last weekend alone. That film is the delightfully funny movie “City Island,” starring and co-produced by Andy Garcia, and as […]

Dreaming of Staten Island

Dreaming of Staten Island

Posted on Mar 15, 2015 in Two Family House

By Richard Natale [From the Los Angeles Times] It’s as if you can hear Frank Sinatra crooning “My Way” in the background as “Two Family House” writer-director Raymond De Felitta discusses his circuitous route toward becoming a working filmmaker–a route that ended up being very personal. “There’s no real way to break into Hollywood,” De […]

‘Rob the Mob’ almost undone by story’s mafia connections

‘Rob the Mob’ almost undone by story’s mafia connections

Posted on Mar 15, 2015 in Rob the Mob

By John Horn [From the Los Angeles Times] Even in the annals of dumb crooks, Tommy and Rosemarie Uva weren’t the sharpest tools in the shed. In the early 1990s, the young Queens couple decided to stick up Mafia social clubs. In the abstract, the choice of location made sense. The clubs were filled with […]

VIDEO CLIPS

“BOOKER’S PLACE” ON DATELINE

Watch Dateline NBC’s 5-part special devoted to story of the movie, “Booker’s Place: A Mississippi Story”.

WATCH PART ONE

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DEMOCRACY NOW APPEARANCE

Raymond De Felitta appears on “Deomcracy Now” to discuss “Booker’s Place: A Mississippi Story.”

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THIS WEEK IN MOVIES

Raymond De Felitta discusses “City Island.”

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“CITY ISLAND” INTERVIEW

Raymond De Felitta discusses his upcoming movie on-set.

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RAYMOND DE FELITTA & ANDY GARCIA ON FILM

Discussion with Raymond De Felitta & Andy Garcia about film.

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“ROB THE MOB” INTERVIEWS

Raymond De Felitta, Ray Romano & Andy Garcia discuss “Rob The Mob”.

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“ANATOMY OF A MOVIE”

Sara Stretton interviews Raymond De Felitta.

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“LOVE & THE GUN”

Official music video from “Rob The Mob” cowritten by Raymond De Felitta.

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