Writer / Director / Producer
Tony Capote is a ﬁlmmaker and writer. He was born and raised in South Florida. Cultivated in the theatre by his mother, Arminda Cabrera and father, Rodolfo Capote, who was a lighting engineer for world-renowned theaters and cabarets in Cuba, Puerto Rico and South Florida. Tony was exposed to the world of theatre from the age of ﬁve. His constant backstage interaction with actors, dancers and performers instilled in him exactly who he has become – a visionary ﬁlmmaker with a transcendent view of life.
His unplanned visit to Los Angeles over 13 years ago ignited inﬁnite opportunities that led him all over the world covering National and International Television commercials, Documentaries and Feature Films. Tony’s travels provided various work in Italy, Hawaii, New York, Los Angeles, Puerto Rico and Miami. His experience culminates from all levels of production including Art Department, Lighting Assistant, Assistant Camera and Assistant Director. His assistant directorial debuts include the Television series “Los Teens”/ Telemundo and “Planet Ibsen”, a feature ﬁlmed in Florida.
Shortly after Planet Ibsen he moved to New York and focused on Art Direction for print adverts and commercial work that led him to additional travels throughout the Islands. A year later, a wonderful surprise unveiled a new chapter in his life – the birth of his son, Tano Capote.
Tony Capote is currently working on ‘We All Want The Same Thing’, which will be his directorial debut. Production is slated for 2012.
Rebecca Capote is the co-founder of Faith Films and currently the Executive Producer for ‘We All Want the Same Thing’. Prior to ﬁlmmaking, Capote was the Director of Marketing for Perry Ellis International, where she managed and implemented all advertising and media buys for television, radio and print, targeting both the Anglo and Hispanic markets. Capote managed and developed multi- million dollar campaigns around all commercial and photo productions worldwide.
Born and raised in Miami, Florida. Capote graduated with a degree in Fashion Merchandising at the International Fine Arts College. She is the mother of two young children and the daughter of Cuban Immigrants.
Her life and own pursuit for identity and happiness has, and continues to ignite her determination to share “We All Want The Same Thing” and it’s deep rooted message with Hispanic and Non- Hispanic audiences worldwide and make this ﬁlm the ﬁrst of several Faith Films productions that will enhance the lives of immigrants, bring awareness on “what makes us the same vs. what makes us different”, and continue to spread a message of acceptance, mutual understanding and growth in our communities.
Producer / Actor
Feisty Cuban beauty Arlene Tur was born and raised in Miami, Florida by her Cuban parents, Illuminada Arlene Tur, a nurse, and Juan Tur, a farmer. An only child, Arlene spent most of her early years "reading books up in an avocado tree."
Tur spent her entire childhood in Miami, attending the International University of Florida on dual academic and athletic scholarships, and graduated with Marketing and Public Relations degrees. It was during this time that Tur played professional beach volleyball, which is where she was discovered and began modeling.
Arlene’s modeling career ignited her passion for travel and culture during which she picked up Italian and Portuguese as her third and fourth languages to go along with Spanish and English. At this time, Arlene began studying acting and trained with Uta Hagen and Harold Guskin in New York City, and Howard Fine, Lesly Kahn and Diane Venora in Los Angeles.
Arlene began her acting career in the Hispanic comedy hit series, “Los Teens,” which aired on Telemundo and other South American and European networks. In addition, has worked on the hit television series, “Grey's Anatomy” and “Lie to Me.” More recently she starred in "Crash,” the STARZ original series based on the Academy Award® winning ﬁlm, playing LAPD cop Bebe Arcel alongside Dennis Hopper. Tur also appeared in last summer’s hit ﬁlm EAT, PRAY, LOVE as Armenia.
Tur currently stars on the new season of TORCHWOOD: MIRACLE DAY as surgeon ‘Dr. Vera Juarez. Arlene is also currently working simultaneously on producing a variety of projects including 2 reality TV Shows, one of which is 'Homeless Improvement' with Gillon Media and producing her ﬁrst ﬁlm 'We All Want the Same Thing’ with Faith Films.
Bryan Ilg is a photographer and writer. He was born in New York City and currently resides in South Florida.
Bryan’s first job experiences were as a still photo assistant in New York. While on vacation in Miami Bryan found work with several commercial photographers and then a full time job with a film production company. He worked for three years at Cinema East in Miami before starting a career as a freelance camera assistant.
Bryan’s skills as a camera technician include his familiarity with most current ENG, EFP, and HD video formats and the Arriflex motion picture camera systems.
As a member of the South Florida Film community Bryan has been fortunate to contribute to projects including Feature Films, National and International Television Commercials, Documentaries, Industrial, Travel, and Television programs. He has worked extensively in the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska; and has also worked in South America, Europe, and many Caribbean Island Nations.
Bryan is currently designing two teaching curriculums, which he hopes to implement in the future. “An Introduction to Photography” and “An Introduction to The History of Cinema”.
Bryan is the cowriter for ‘We All Want The Same Thing’ screenplay with Tony Capote.
Ana Carolina de Fonseca
Ana Carolina da Fonseca is considered one of the next up and coming Latin actresses in the U.S. Shortly after her gaining the title of Miss Brazil USA in 1997 she was discovered by Univison to host the International and hit show “El Bla Blazo”.
She then garnered much success at Univison acting in various television shows and hosting a variety of events interviewing celebrities. In 2008, Ana makes her first theatrical debut in “Divorciadas, Evangelicas y Vegetarianas” receiving the highest ratings for independent theatre. Ana’s most recent televsion show “En Primera Fila” has proven a big success with the likes of many musical celebrities.
Her Brazilian native background and extensive experience in television and theatre provide a wonderful opportunity for her role as Susannah in We All Want The Same Thing.
Susannah is of Latin descent, 20-26. She is graceful and attractive young woman. She is from South America and has been living with her aunt Suzie and uncle Nestor for a few months since her mother’s death. She is a waitress at a local restaurant on the Miami river and a dance instructor who passionately dreams of performing on stage.