is a great CYPHER story.Maria (along with a bunch of us) attended Edward R. Murrow High school.
The then went on to pursue film at Brooklyn College
wrote, shot and produced her
first feature, "When October Goes" at the same time FRANKLYN produced "EYES OF NY" (although it premiered 3 years later).The movie was shot and "In the Can" but after a chance reuniting of FRANKLYN and Maria
(while taking dogs to the vet),CYPHER
was able to help finish and premiere "When October Goes" (2003) at the Brooklyn Academy of Music
. In the years following, Maria started Fuck Ohio Films to produce her movies in association with CYPHER Productions. Fuck Ohio Films
is a Brooklyn based independant film production company.Maria Mangiameli
and David Imbriano founded the company and since then have produced, directed, written and edited 2 feature length films, a short and a couple of short documentaries.
is currently shooting her
next feature which is scheduled for a 2006 premiere.