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first fruits entertainment, llc


A full service Production Company for Film, Television and Theatre, dedicated to producing, writing, and directing projects with the skill, artistry and intelligence to weave gold into fine linen.


Maria Bellantoni O'Bryan, a born and raised New Yorker, began her career as an actress studying at such prestigious institutions as the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, SUNY Purchase, The Roundabout Theater Conservatory, amongst others. Maria performed in Co-Starring and Guest Starring roles on various television shows such as E.R., Law & Order, as well as numerous independent films, in addition to her extensive background on the NY stage. Her career took a turn from on-stage, to behind-the-curtain, when she was asked to direct numerous Off Off Broadway plays.


Kevin O'Bryan was born and raised in the mid-west, and pursued a career in the performing arts, where he went on to work on various LA-based television shows. Kevin chose to expand his horizons and graduated from Ball State University with degrees in Architecture & Environmental Design. Moving to NYC in the summer of 2003, Kevin quickly took to the NY stage applying both his passions of acting and set design.  


Kevin and Maria were approached in 2006 to Co-Produce an Off-Off Broadway show at the Mint Theater's Theatre 3, forging the dynamic partnership of FFEfirst fruits entertainment.



Mission Statement: It is the primary goal and responsibility of ffe to present each project with excellence, honesty and integrity, bringing thought provoking material to the screen and page for more than just entertainment, seeking to produce projects that resonate and impact people's lives, revealing a message of truth behind each story.










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