PASQUALE MURENA has been entertaining audiences for over a dozen years through writing and directing video productions that include 30+ comedy sketches with 6-time Emmy winner TIM CONWAY. Since 2009 he has produced the holiday entertainment website I SPOT SANTA where every year the NP Newsroom puppets, Dorf; the lovable Scandinavian played by Tim Conway along with the comedy duo CHIP & BERNIE head out to spot Santa Claus. The website which was created for families garners 8+ million viewers per year with numbers continuing to grow with each new year.
The DVD’s he has produced have sold over 6 million copies that include THE ULTIMATE DORF DVD COLLECTION, TIM CONWAY AND HARVEY KORMAN IN TOGETHER AGAIN and TIM AND HARVEY IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS.
His documentary work has teamed him up with a cause that is most dear to him, THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY and has given him the chance to work with many of his filmmaking idols. This project was filmed, edited and interviewed by Murena as he captures the experiences of these brave survivors on film in a moving and powerful way.
Most recently he has released his first feature film CHIP & BERNIE’S ZOMANCE, a comedy of apocalyptic zombie proportions that was honored at the Idaho Horror Film Festival as their opening night premiere. His feature film has won awards at the International Film Festival for Documentary, Short, and Comedy, is currently nominated for a Rondo Award for best Independent Feature Film and has been screened in numerous film festivals around the world.
Murena’s films have been presented numerous awards including Best Director and Film of the 1st Riverside International Film Festival, being nominated for best feature length cinematographer at the Great lakes Independent Film Festival, plus numerous awards and nominations at the Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival, 6th Riverside International Film Festival and many more.
He resides in beautiful Southern California where he spends his time with his wife Autumn and dog Leo enjoying photography, hiking and writing his next comedy adventure for your enjoyment.