Julius R. Nasso

PRODUCER / DIRECTOR

IN THE PRESS

Eltingville father & son team up again with Andrea Bocelli to celebrate Chinese New Year.

Mar 11, 2021

By Carol Ann Benanti | benanti@siadvance.com Based on the success of the mega performance at the Asian Culture Carnival on the stage of Bird’s Nest Stadium in Beijing in May 2019 — a worldwide production that featured Andrea Bocelli — Eltingville’s father-and-son team of Julius and Frankie Nasso were called upon again to reprise their…

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Julius Nasso To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At 4th Annual Monaco World Sports Legends Award Ceremony On December 7, 2019

Nov 22, 2019

NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Julius Nasso, accomplished director and producer, known for award winning movies Narc, The Patriot, Enigma and Under Siege, is pleased to announce that he will be honored for his lifetime achievements in entertainment and art at the World Sports Legends Award in Monaco on December 7th, 2019, hosted…

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Innovative Producer and Director Julius Nasso Draws Inspiration from the Past While Looking to the Future

Sep 6, 2019

September 6, 2019 It’s early afternoon, and producer and director Julius Nasso (see more here) is in his Staten Island studio reviewing footage from his most recent project. Drawing on a wide range of inspiration, Julius brings his varied experience both as an entrepreneur and as a creative to the table as he approaches each…

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Julius Nasso Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at the Ischia Global Film & Music Festival

Jul 23, 2019

The award comes on the heels of Nasso’s groundbreaking work with Andrea Bocelli at the Asian Culture Carnival at Beijing National Stadium in May NEW YORK (PRWEB)July 23, 2019 Acclaimed director and producer Julius Nasso was honored at the Ischia Global Film & Music Festival in Italy with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his decades…

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Staten Island film producer, action movie star, settle out of court on $60M suit

Mar 22, 2019

By Staten Island Advance A six-year legal battle between Staten Island filmmaker Julius Nasso and action movie actor Steven Seagal was put to rest last Monday, when the two agreed to settle out of court and Nasso agreed to drop his $60-million suit against Seagal for an alleged breach of contract. “This civil case was…

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Island producer sues L.A. Times over Mafia label

Mar 21, 2019

Updated: Mar. 21, 2019, 11:35 p.m. | Published: Jul. 19, 2007, 4:30 a.m. By Staten Island Advance Staten Island film producer Julius Nasso believes the Los Angeles Times and its Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter did not do their homework — and now he plans on making them pay for it. Nasso yesterday filed a $10 million…

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Movie producer Julius Nasso knighted as cavaliere of the Vatican

Feb 14, 2019

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Eltingville movie producer Julius R. Nasso has been knighted as a cavaliere of the Vatican. The Vatican chose to bestow the title upon him as a result of his international philanthropy and his success in filmmaking. FYI: The title of cavaliere is equivalent to the title of sir that’s bestowed upon…

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Staten Island producer Julius Nasso, Harry Belafonte documentary partnership among films advancing in Academy Awards voting

Jan 3, 2019

By Carol Ann Benanti | benanti@siadvance.com STATEN ISAND, N.Y. — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced that 15 films in the Documentary Feature category will advance in the voting process and have been included in the preliminary round of voting in the upcoming 84th Academy Awards — and “Sing Your Song,”…

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With new martial arts star, Staten Island producer Julius Nasso set for action film comeback (with photos)

Jan 3, 2019

Updated: Jan. 03, 2019, 3:35 p.m. | Published: Mar. 18, 2014, 8:28 p.m. By Maura Grunlund | mauragrunlund@siadvance.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Julius “Jules” R. Nasso, the Staten Island film producer who catapulted Steven Seagal to stardom before their relationship imploded, is set to make a splash in the martial arts/action genre once again, this…

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Hollywood Producer and Past Board Chairman Julius Nasso will receive Harbor Lights “Culture Award”

Jan 28, 2017

Harbor Lights Theater Honors Steadfast Supporters at Show/Fundraiser by Julie Musbach Jan. 28, 2017    “Since 2010 Harbor Lights Theater Company has been fulfilling our mission to illuminate the human experience, one performance at a time, by producing plays and musicals in beautifully designed, professional productions featuring Broadway talent here on Staten Island. “While our…

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Beleaguered producer of martial arts movies hopes to strike gold again

Mar 18, 2014

By Ryan Faughnder March 18, 2014 5 AM PT Julius R. Nasso made a name for himself as the business partner of Steven Seagal, producing some of the ponytailed martial arts expert’s best-known films. That was before Nasso’s own life began to resemble a Hollywood mafia saga and he landed in prison. In the years since…

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Staten Island film festival party hosted by producer Jules Nasso @ his lovely Villa Terranova

Jun 6, 2009

The Staten Island New York film festival VIP celebrity party was hosted by Jules Nasso at his lovely palatial estate Villa Terranova on Staten Island. Among invited guest were, Harry Belafonte, Danny Aiello, RZA from the Wu Tang Clan, and Mike Muse just to name a few. The closing award ceremony cocktail party was held…

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