Facts of Youssef Delara
|Full Name:||Youssef Delara|
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles, California, USA|
|Net Worth:||$500 thousand|
|Profession:||Director, Producer, Screenwriter|
|Education:||Loyola Marymount Film School, Art Center College of Art and Design|
|Hair Color:||Dark brown|
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''I've finally felt enough pain to actually have a voice. My career never really took off and maybe it was for the better. I've stayed hungry and kept improving. I've been and independent filmmaker for 25 years and I have to say it's not an easy life. There's a lot of sacrifice to the gods of craft. I have no idea what's in my future but as of a recently I only work on things I love. After all these years I've earned the right or... maybe it's cause I stayed in the game long enough to not give a fuck.''
Relationship Statistics of Youssef Delara
|What is Youssef Delara marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|How many children does Youssef Delara have ? (name):||One|
|Is Youssef Delara having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Youssef Delara gay ?:||No|
|Who is Youssef Delara wife ? (name):||Shirin Delara|
More about the relationship
Youssef Delara’s relationship status is married to Shirin Delara.
Shirin is an actress by profession. She has also appeared in the movie Filly Brown.
They have been happily married and blessed with a child whose name is unknown.
They like to keep their personal life private.
Who is Youssef Delara?
Youssef Delara an American film director, film producer, film editor, and screenwriter.
He is best known for his work on the movie Filly Brown and The Bounce Back.
Youssef Delara’s life before Fame
Delara was born in Los Angeles, United States of America.
He began his education in the art of film at Loyola Marymount Film School, LA where he focused on directing. In addition, he also pursued coursework in photography at Art Center College of Art and Design, California.
Ccareer of Youssef Delara
After college he applied his acute visual sense working as a Visual Effects Associate on the highly successful Paramount Television series, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine where he eventually became Visual Effects Supervisor.
He later went on to produce visual effects for Star Trek: Voyager. Then he also directed sequences for the popular Star Trek feature films Generations and Insurrection.
In 2004, Delara wrote, directed and edited his first feature film, English as a Second Language. The movie starred Kuno Becker, Maria Conchita Alonso, and Michael Higgins.
It had powerful drama loosely based on his experiences living in Los Angeles. The film went on to win Best Feature awards at the Newport Beach, Boston Latino, Orlando Latino, Portland Pine and the Santa Fe Film Festivals.
In 2011, Delara began production on a passion project set in the streets of Los Angeles, “Filly Brown”, starring Latino Staples, Edward James Olmos, Jenni Rivera, Lou Diamond Phillips, and Gina Rodriguez.
The story tracks the journey of a street rapper from unknown to the precipice of pop stardom and although the powerful family story caters to the burgeoning 3rd generation American Latino audience it is steeped with original underground hip hop music.
Filly Brown was selected for Dramatic Competition in the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.
From 2013- present
In 2013, Delara directed and edited Enter The Dangerous Mind, a twisted psychological thriller. The disturbing film stars, Nikki Reed, Scott Bakula, and Jason Priestly and tracks the mind splitting journey of a psychotic EDM musician moments before going on a horrific killing spree.
In 2015 Delara changed gears, writing, directing and editing an urban romantic comedy ” The Bounce Back “. The movie starred Shemar Moore, Bill Bellamy, and Nadine Velasquez.
The film centers on the journey of a self help love guru novelist and a clinical psychologist who became a media sensation after butting heads on national television. Complications arise when the two ideological opposites fall in love.
He was producer, director, and screenwriter of the 2016 movie The Bounce Back. Delara developed a piece of powerful one-hour music-driven dramatic television series with BET. He also directed a courtroom drama and true story, Foster Boy released in 2019.
How Much Does Youssef Delara Earn?
The American director’s net worth is around $500 thousand.
Annually, he earns $130,291 as a director.
His movie Filly Brown earned $2.9 million in the box office.
Similarly, The Bounce Back earned $0.4 million.