Who: Noto’s short films have screened and been nominated at numerous festivals, including Sitges International Film Festival and Fantasia International Film Festival. Noto also won two Best Short Film awards and the Audience Award at the Philadelphia Film Festival. He has written several original screenplays and recently completed his directorial debut title, Beyond the Night.
Biggest Lesson Learned: “The biggest lesson I’ve learned so far is that screenwriting as a profession is for gamblers. At no point in a screenwriter’s career is anything guaranteed. You have to keep your foot on the gas and your hands in the dirt if you want to build a lasting career.”