Maria Viola Jefferson
Creator, Writer, Producer
Maria Viola Jefferson, born to Sicilian immigrant parents, is a first generation, Italian - American. Maria's parents both worked in factories growing up and struggled financially. She was first to get a college degree in her family and grounded her career as a Nurse in 1999. But a true love for writing and illustrating never left her hand. Beginning with her published children's book, "Lefty Lucy for President", Maria decided to take her writing to the next level and turn an existing story, Offstage Elements, into a screenplay. In an exciting collaboration with Director, Frank Lisi of DreamQuest Entertainment, we have officially wrapped Principle Photography for Offstage Elements and are currently in post production!!
Director Frank Lisi and Writer/Producer Maria Jefferson
Meet the lead & supporting cast for Offstage Elements
Offstage Elements Short Synopsis
Five musically talented, middle-aged men, have been in a hard rock/heavy metal band together for more than ten years. The band, Brass Angel, is fronted by Vik, the lead singer and manager of the band. After battling a scary fight with testicular cancer, Vik's bad boy reputation has been completely reformed through his rediscovered Christianity. Now a reborn Christian, he faces many opposing views and challenges with, not only his non-Christian band mates, but also his nitty gritty fans. As the band begins to reach a new height of success, they each find themselves going through their own personal life crisis', uncovering their differences from one another, yet finding strength through their friendship and the band.