Green is Red

Green Is Red - Movie

Press Release   •   Apr 27, 2011 13:51 EDT

Green is Red tells the story of a young boy, Jeremiah, who goes to his father, Stanley, an ex military who served as interpreter in several wars, asks him to take him out to play, but instead receives a box of toy soldiers and is soon to find himself in a battlefield of his own creation.

Green is Red is a message of peace portrayed in a war movie.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Green is Red is a story written and directed by international filmmaker Eli Sokhn, located in Hollywood, who has over 6 years of experience in the media and the TV industry in his home country Lebanon as-well as in Los Angeles.

With work spanning dramas, sitcoms, documentaries, entertainment and music shows, concerts and sports events Eli has worked as Chief editor and Gfx Supervisor at a major studio, where he collaborated with clients such as RedBull, AFC Champions League, The International Organization of the Francophone, various politicians, big figures and artists, such as Majida El Roumy, and many more…

For this, Eli is ready for his next challenge: “Green is Red”, a story that embodies several technical challenges behind a great message of peace.

Aside of his professional life, Eli has always tried to cross borders and bring different cultures together disregarding race, color and religion, and especially strengthening the link between the middle-east and the west.

Eli leads a life full of music, graphics, colors and extreme sports and shares his passion to filmmaking and inspires everyone around him in making an impact and change whenever possible.

ABOUT THE PRODUCERS
Mateo Vergara was born in Colombia, moved to the United States to pursue his dream to become a filmmaker. His passion for films has directed him to become a great young producer out here in Los Angeles. He has partner up with director Eli Sokhn to make this film come to life. Mateo is a young filmmaker working in the industry. He has already gain knowledge and experience of the industry. He is currently working on a documentary that will be shot in Spain, Madrid as well as other tv pilots, and music videos.

Joanna João Abdallah was born on July 28, 1987, in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. She grew up in Lebanon where she pursued her self-development by acquiring a BBA in Marketing from The American University of Beirut. In the process of the professional development and evolution that Joanna aimed for through her extra-curricular activities and educational path, she obtained a bachelor in International Affairs from the Lebanese American University.

She joined Rotaract in 2007 and two years later became President of her club representing Rotaractors along with her country Lebanon in different events taking place locally as the RYLA: “Rotaract Youth Leadership Awards” and internationally as REM: ” Rotaract Europe Meeting “, etc.

All of this allowed her to enhance her communication skills hence provided her with a wide network of connections that made the sponsorship of numerous community projects, professional development trainings, events, and recently adding “Green is Red” to the list of achievements.

Alexander Kelly, Associate Producer of Green is Red and Creator/Executive Producer of the political show American Dialogue has many years in the entertainment business.

A true connoisseur of music, the prolific songwriter, musician producer and arranger has unique style & versatility. He has written, for Michael Jackson and Tupac. Methodically he has cultivated a genre that encompasses urban, pop, Hip Hop, jazz & funk. Everything from “Bach to Rock.”

He was one of the founding members of The Woman’s Progress Alliance, with Tammy Bruce and Denise Brown, sister of Nicole Brown Simpson. (The organization dedicated to improving the quality of women and children’s lives.) With two television shows and one film now in development, he some how finds time to be proactive in causes that involve children. The Brooklyn New Yorker’s heart is very much concerned about bringing together society for the betterment of all mankind.