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Micro- and low- budget indie films

NANI FILM is a New York City based, creative independent film production company, founded by independent filmmaker Marianne Hettinger for romantic comedies, drama, art-house and dance films with a micro- or low budget.


June 2014: 13 pilot episodes of "Hallo New York" completed and premiered in Augsburg, Germany.

Marianne Hettinger's talk show

June 1st, 2014: "Homeless in Washington" was premiered at the Liliom Theatre in Augsburg, Germany with an excellent review in the "Augsburger Allgemeine" paper.

April 22nd, 2014: TV talk show "HALLO NEW YORK" (episode with Ann Hampton Callaway and Chris Orbach) won an AWARD OF MERIT at the BEST SHORTS COMPETITION, in the category PILOT PROGRAM (Nani Film/ vidFame LLC).

March 2014: The short film "Homeless in Washington", a co-production with vidFame LLC, was completed. Director/ Writer: Marianne Hettinger

Marianne Hettinger directed "Homeless in Washington"

February 2014: MANGO TANGO was released on AMAZON INSTANT VIDEO by KINONATION (Studio).

July 2013: The leading German magazine "BUNTE" gave a sneak preview into Marianne Hettinger's interview with UTE LEMPER, and German Pulse Magazine wrote an article about HALLO NEW YORK!

Marianne Hettinger Ute Lemper

June 2013: Check out our first interviews produced by NANI FILM and vidFame on the HALLO NEW YORK youtube channel!

May 10th, 2013: Marianne Hettinger interviews UTE LEMPER on "HALLO NEW YORK"

April 2013: Wolfgang Gabler (aka Gaebler), former CEO of Germany's largest computer and video-game company just made partners with Marianne Hettinger, owner of NANI FIlM with their new company: vidFame. We're looking forward to an exciting and productive partnership!

March 24th, 2013: Introduction of "Hallo New York" talk show pilot co-produced with vidFame, screening in Augsburg, Germany.

marianne hettinger

Fall/ winter 2012/ 2013: NANI FILM is producing a talk show TV-Pilot in Manhattan with an American and a German version. Director, writer and host: Marianne Hettinger. Pilot guests: Ann Hampton Callaway, Ed Dixon, Robert Montano, Chris Orbach, Dieter Riesle, Marianne Schaefer-Trench, Jirina Ribbens and Natascha Ahlborn.

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Marianne Hettinger with guest, cabaret star, composer Ann Hampton Callaway.

July 29th, 2012: successful screening of "Saint Vitus Dance" and "Strad For Lunch" at the Liliom Theatre in Augsburg, Germany, with much press.

marianne hettinger in AZMarianne Hettinger in AZ 2012Press for Liliom screening of Marianne Hettinger films

Spring 2012: NANI FILM produced "Strad For Lunch", a one-hour documentary about Oscar Bohorquez' violin concert debut in New York City at the WMP concert hall with Argentine tango.

Strad For Lunch poster