Lisa Marie Cerasoli Plus

Marquette, Michigan

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In 2003, Lisa (then an actor - Series Regular, General Hospital) and manager, Sandra Siegal met with Ken Atchity of Atchity Entertainment, International about her screenplay. He said, “Sounds like a novel.” She started writing. But this new ambition came on the heels of her father’s diagnosis of terminal lung cancer, so she left for Michigan to care for Dad. On the Brink of Bliss & Insanity was published by Five Star Publications. It won The 2010 Los Angeles & London Book Festivals. Her latest memoir, As Nora Jo Fades Away, evolved when Lisa & family took in Gram, Nora Jo, upon diagnosis of Alzheimer’s. It won The 2010 Paris Book Festival, then The DIY Los Angeles Book Festival and nabbed a beautiful foreword from Leeza Gibbons. The pilot is optioned under the title, Weaverville by RicheProductions. 50 DAYS with Alzheimer's (now revised to: 14 DAYS with Alzheimer's) is the documentary short based on her memoir.

“14 DAYS with Alzheimer’s” Awards
Official Selection:Women's International Film Fest. 2012, Los Angeles
Official Selection: Detroit International Film Fest, 2012
Official Selection: Love Unlimited Festival 2012, Los Angeles
Official Selection: Green Bay, WI Film Festival, 2012
H.M. Best Documentary 14th East Lansing Film Festival
Winner: Los Angeles REEL Film Festival 2011
Nevada Film Festival: Platinum Award
Official Selection: Las Vegas Independent's Film Festival
Official Selection: Boulder, Life & Death Matters Film Festival
Official Selection: Independents’ Film Festival, Tampa, Florida
Official Selection: Grand Rapids Film Festival
To check out the Movie Trailer go to You Tube: lisamariecerasoli

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