Appearances & Screenings


Debra Markowitz and John Marean will appear on The Breakfast Club TV show on Monday, January 25, 2021 at noon.  It will be linked to our FB page @

Confidant just got accepted to the Garden State Film Festival! More details to come.

Past Appearances


Gem and the Photo Op as well as Confidant will be screening as festivals resume in the fall.


Oct 19 – 20, 2019
The Waiting Room
at the Cutting room International Short Film Festival in NYC. More details to follow.

July 25 – August 3, 2019
The Waiting Room at the Action on Film Megafest and the Hollywood Dreams Film Festival in Las Vegas, NevadaThe Waiting Room will be screening at the Action on Film Megafest AND at the Hollywood Dreams Film Festival in July 25 – August 3 in Las Vegas.  Dates and times TBA.

May 19, 2019

The Waiting Room at the Saints & Sinners Film Festival in Orlando, FL

The Waiting Room will be screening at the Saints & Sinners Film Festival on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 12:45 p.m. as part of MegaCon Orlando at the Orange County Convention Center 9800 International Dr, Orlando, Florida 32819.

May 5, 2019
Chosen at the Hang Onto Your Shorts Film Festival is Asbury Park, NJ

We are excited to be screening Chosen, starring Cathy Moriarty and Arash Mokhtar, at the Hang Onto Your Shorts Film Festival on Sunday, May 5 in the 4:55 pm – 6:25 pm time block at The House of Independents, 572 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park, New Jersey. And the awards ceremony is right after at Porta!! Chosen is directed by Debra Markowitz and written by Shari Umansky.

When tickets are available, you’ll be able to get them at:


Debra Markowitz will be a guest on The Soluri No Guts No Glory Hour from 6-7PM on April 11, 2016. More details to come!

Debra Markowitz was a guest of the This is Diana radio show February 17, 2016. You can listen to the show in full right here and check it out again when she returns for another talk on March 23rd, 2016!

Deb will be a guest on The Filmmakers Show with Jerry and Michelle Parisi Monday, February 22nd, 2016 at 2PM!


Debra Markowitz will be conducting a workshop on self submissions for The Studio at the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts on September 29th, 2015 at 6:30 PM! This is the second of a two part series. Ms. Markowitz will possibly be attending the first part as well (September 22nd).

Thursday, July 23, 2015, 2015, Debra Markowitz spoke on behalf of the Nassau County Film Commission as part of Nassau County Summer Intern Seminars.

Monday, July 6th, 2015 Debra Markowitz was interviewed along with Jaqueline Xerri about LIIFE2015 on WNBC’s COZI-TV.

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 Debra Markowitz (Casting Director/Director) assigned sides for actors to read on camera at an Actors Workshop for the New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts.

Nassau County Film Commissioner Debra Markowitz hosted a Filmmaker’s Connection Meeting on Monday April 6th, 2015 from 7 to 9PM at the East Meadow Library.

Entertainment attorney Michael Prywes was the speaker for the evening. He discussed how to start your own independent film production company as well as host an Ask the Lawyer segment.

Debra was on Live it Up! Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 6:30 AM on WLNY-TV, CBS-10, Cablevision N. Nassau and S. Nassau 10. Thank you Donna for a great show!

Debra and Joseph A. Halsey appeared on The Alexa Show Sunday, March 22nd at 8PM EST with Alexa Servodidio. Please like The Alexa Show on Facebook too!

Debra presented the award for Best Film at the Locust Valley Student Film Festival on March 26th, 2015

Debra was a speaker on a panel sponsored by the Women’s Fund of Long Island on the topic “How Women Are Presented in the Media and How That Translates Into the Professional World,” Landmark on Main Street, March 24, 2015

Debra was a speaker on the film industry at the Molloy College Institute of Lifelong Learning, 2015


CCW (Content and Communications World) 2014 – Panelist on the Film Industry at the Jacob Javits Center
Long Island Business Development Council 2014 – Panelist on the Film Industry at Gurney’s Inn in Montauk, NY