Mini Bio (1)
Darryl Anka is a writer-producer-director on two feature films, the first called "Dearly Departed", which is a fictional documentary based on Near-Death Experience reports that was shot as though the crew took the camera into the afterlife and interviewed spirits of people who've passed on to get their take on life after death.
Dearly Departed was completed in 2012 , and was nominated for Best Faith-Based Feature and Best Visual Effects in the Action On Film International Film Festival in Monrovia, California. It is now being distributed internationally on DVD and download via Gaiam TV and FastSpring.
His second film, a documentary called "First Contact," tells the true story of a UFO encounter that led to the channeling of an extraterrestrial entity. The film will have its theatrical premiere in June 2016.
Darryl has also had 1 feature film script produced by Nu Image Entertainment and two scripts optioned, one by AMI Productions and the other by the Mutual Film Company.
Darryl has been a Nicholl Fellowships semi-finalist and has had two scripts in the top ten finalist list of the StoryPros screenwriting contest, with one of the scripts, a sci-fi comedy called "Alienated" going on to win second place.
Zia Films LLC, Darryl's production company along with his producing partner and wife, Erica Jordan, is developing several feature film and TV projects.
Darryl is also a public speaker on various metaphysical subjects, has given international seminars for the past 30 years and has had more than 15 metaphysical books published in the U.S. and Japan.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Darryl Anka - Producer-Writer-Director