Originally hailing from New Zealand and now living in New York city, Silvana Jakich has written and produced plays, films, corporate events and radio programmes internationally. From stand up comedy producer in London to radio talk show host in Sydney, Silvana has embraced all forms of writing and performance.
Upon arrival in New York, her involvement in the film and theatre world flourished bringing her critical acclaim, awards and respect in the industry.
Most recently, Silvana's feature film "Underdogs" walked away with Best Feature award at the Dubai film festival "Pause n' Play". She also won the "Best First Feature" award at El Swamy Festival in Egypt. "The Reherasal"- a short film starring G. Gordon Liddy and Blanche Baker won best comedy at the "Duo Film Festival" in New York and Silvana was also selected as one of the filmmakers to watch at the Anthropology Film Centers' "New Filmmaker Series".
Currrently, Silvana is writing and acting in a series of short plays called "Bedlam" and has completed the feature film screenplay "Hotel Utopia" with a co-writer and is in pre- production for the film version of "Bedlam".