LAILOU PRODUCTIONS, LLC. is a Film, TV and Theatre production company based in NYC. Syrian-British writer and actor, Laith Nakli, and Iranian-American Producer, Nilou Safinya, founded the company in order to tell often experienced but not-so-often told stories of universal humanity.
IN PARENTHESES is a nonprofit New York based film and theater company founded by Marion Schoevaert and Irina Patkanian in1994. Our films have played at more than a hundred festivals, incl. Ann Arbor, STARZ Denver, Black Maria, Palm Springs, DOC NYC and many others. Our plays have been performed at Lincoln Center, Ohio Theater, 59E59 Theater in New York; Seoul Arts Center, Korea; Theatre Dijon Bourgogne, France and others. Our work received support from NYSCA, CEC ArtsLink, Beaumarchais Foundation, the French Cultural Services, and Jerome foundations and critical acclaim from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Village Voice, Time Out, Theater Magazine, Theater Yale, Le Monde, Korean Theatre Review, International Herald Tribune.
PRODUCING PARTNERS: University of Iowa, Hancher Auditorium