DavidMichaelPetragnani Male Photographer


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Apr 15, 2011

About Me



david-michael petragnani is a performing arts & entertainment industry
veteran, with professional experience covering all realms of media. Starting at
the early age of 14, some of David-Michael's numerous credits have included
film, television and the theatre. David–Michael was born and raised in Syracuse,
New York into a very supportive and creative Italian-American family.

Mr. Petragnani has produced & directed the television pilot True Ghost Stories
and the documentary Miracle of Medugorie shot on location in Yugoslavia. He has
also worked on numerous music videos & commercials some of which have
included clients as Shaggy & Lumidee, Ky-Mani Marley, Whitney Houston,
Trick Daddy, Toyota, Doritos and Visa to name a few.

Produced the critically acclaimed feature film Shottas starring Wyclef Jean (The
Fugees), Ky-Mani Marley and Louie Rankin (Belly) which premiered at the 2002
Toronto Film Festival to rave reviews and Tony Touch's Scarface inspired music
video for Warner Brother's Tommy Boy Label featuring Angel Salazar (Scarface).
David-Michael will produce the coming of age comedy feature Swipe this Fall.

With a humble start in theatre as a set painter, David-Michael decided to set his
goals one day to produce…David-Michael has produced & directed Joseph and the
Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Some Enchanted Evening, Sleuth and Chorus Line to
name a few. David-Michael has also worked on the stage in Bells Are Ringing,
Fiddler on the Roof and has appeared as James in Jesus Christ Superstar for two
Lenten seasons.

Mr. Petragnani also has extensive film festival experience, including work with
the Palm Beach Film Festival, Fort Lauderdale Film Festival and the Tribeca Film
Festival. He founded the New York Italian Film Festival with honorary board
members Penny Marshall, James Gandolfini, Quentin Tarantino, Barbara DeFina,
Michael Impierioli and Stanley Tucci to name a few. He is also the Executive
Producer & Founder of the Get Shorty Film Showcase appearing on tour
throughout the USA.

David-Michael produced the critically acclaimed short film Back To One which
was prominently featured at the South Beach Film Festival as the daily trailer and broadcast commercial.

Mr. Petragnani is the Founder & CEO of the New York City based Nomad Film Group. Currently Mr. Petragnani is establishing a “young-gun” short film fund. In addition to his impressive repertoire, Mr. Petragnani is an avid painter and sometimes chef. He enjoys music, tennis, opera, skiing, art... and traveling.

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Founder, C.E.O. & President of Model Club America Inc. Conceived, designed and
marketed pioneer concept to revolutionize model/talent industry.

President & Director of Tribe Model Management Inc. New York. Responsible for
castings, bookings, client relations, billing, model development & scouting.

Free-lance New York City Fashion Photographer. Work includes international editorial, designers, recording artists & top model management companies.