Roman Media Premieres Feature Film MILWOOD at Festival de Cannes 2013

Official Press Release


BOSTON, MA – Massachusetts natives Michelle Romano [actress and president of Roman Media Inc.,] and writer/director Jimmy Scanlon, premiered their psychological thriller Milwood in Cannes France at the prestigious Festival De Cannes. The film was screened by industry professionals to great critical acclaim on May 20, 2013 at the Palais Theater, and it is currently in the works for a major distribution deal.

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Milwood, a gripping story about a young boy’s struggle to cope with the unforeseen terror and unusual behavior at The Milwood Facility for Young Adults, was filmed this past year in New England. Jimmy Scanlon and Evan Goldman directed the Roman Media Inc. production,which also stars Romano and was co-produced by Gabriel Schmidt of Swimming Wings Productions.

The US premieres for the film will take place in Boston this September, at Cinefest Film Festival in Las Vegas October 3,4,5th weekend, and in Hollywood on October 19th .

Please contact Roman Media for press inquiries and media admission to the premiere red carpets events including special cast and crew Q&A sessions featuring cast members VinnyVella (of “The Sopranos”) and Trudy Goodman (of “Gone Baby Gone”).

For more information about Milwood and to view the trailer visit: For details about the cast a crew, click here.

ROMAN MEDIA INC was formed in October 2010 initially as a vehicle for Michelle Romano’s Public Relations and Media Projects, but has grown to include a number of films that she has been personally committed to as a Producer. ROMAN MEDIA is not only dedicated to producing critically recognized films, but purposely seeks projects that have strong commercial viability. The goal for ROMAN MEDIA is to produce films with financial success, critical praise, and maximum exposure within the marketplace.