NEWS: 2021 Stephen Degenaro was invited to come onboard by the Director of AFIN International Film Festival to join part of the adjudication team at this years Film Festival held in Brisbane. He is Involved in the ongoing monthly viewing, rating and commenting on all formats including, Feature Films, Short Films, Music Videos and Reading Screenplays every month up until award night in November 2021. 2020 Stephen Degenaro has been nominated Best Actor playing, Sam, in the Award winning short, 'TOMMY' at this years AFIN International Film Festival. Festival awards TBC November, December in Queensland - Due to COVID 19. 2019 'Solus' (Short film that Stephen Produced and played the lead male) receives the following accolades: 'Sydney Short Film Festival': Official selection and wins 'Best Short Film' and 'Best Australian Film' 'Manchester film Festival': Official Selection 2018 July- Dec 'Night Shift' accolades (Stephen plays the lead male Tony Rafeal) Review by Lee B Golden: Film Combat Syndicate: "Degenaro, who I'm told has had some background in Martial Arts, presents a fighting performance worthy of praise and potential for his cursory screen time" 'Top Shorts Film Festival': Offical Selection and Best Action Film 'Onrios Film Awards': Offical Selection and Best Fight Choreography 'New York Film Awards: Offical Selection 'Los Angeles Indépendant Film Festival Awards': Offical Selection and wins 'Best Action Thriller' 'Los Angeles Film Awards': Offical Selection and wins 'Best Action Film' 'Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival': Official Selection 'Festigious International Film Festival': Offical Selection and wins 'Best Action Film' April - July 'Solus' receives the following accolades: 'Louisville's International Film Festival' Louisville, Kentucky, USA': Official Selection 'Link International Film Festival' London, UK': Official Selection and wins 'Best Oceania Short Film' 'Down Under Film Festival' Berlin, Germany': Official Selection 'Silicon Beach Film Festival, LA, USA': Official Selection and wins 'Best International Short Film' March Internationally awarded 'Prima Lux Films' selects Stephen to play the lead male in their next action film 'Night Shift' 2017 August Stephen's screenplay: 'Raging Jake' was nominated for best screenplay at the 'Action On Film' festival in Las Vagas. May The short film: 'Solus' was entered into the Palm Springs International film festival 'ShortFest'. Subsequently an invitation to attend the adjacent 'Film Market'. March Two feature screenplays were being written by Stephen under his company: 'LEOGON ENTERTAINMENT'. Both screenplays Stephen will be producing and playing a lead role in. ' RAGING JAKE: Action/Drama. Script is currently finished and undergoing the development stages. A JOYFUL LIFE: Comedy/Drama. The screenplay currently is in the polishing stages. 'A Joyful Life' will also be directed by Stephen. The short film: 'Solus' was accepted into the 'Court Métrage' Short Film Corner - 'Festival De Cannes' 2016 October Filmed 'Troy The Oydssey' on location in Thailand ('Troy The Odyssey' was a USA and THAILAND Co-Production due for release in March 2018 on 'Netflix') Stephen was the assistant Stunt Coordinator and Fight choreographer assisting the Fight Director.