The rise of a successful actor : Enzo Zelocchi: Enzo Zelocchi is an Italian/American, Hollywood film producer, actor and businessman, an award winner as actor, producer, social Media influencer, businessman and founder of A-Medicare with over 33 movie awards in Film Festivals and semifinalist for an Academy Award nomination with the project “My Little Princess”.
The Latino/Hispanic market has been very neglected in my opinion. From a cultural standpoint, strategically, it’s pretty well structured to be inspirational for young people. I’m more about empowering people. That’s what I believe that people who work in entertainment – besides entertaining – should also be role models. Let’s talk about The Source. What is the premise and what is your character? Enzo: That one is more Mad Max meets The Crow. The character, basically, is an alien with a humanoid body. He is there to train and protect the next generation of warriors against space aliens that go from planet to planet to destroy. Since my character’s planet has been destroyed, he and the oracles are hiding on Earth and training these kids. Obviously, they have to find these kids, fight corruption of local politicians. It’s like a post-apocalyptic scenario – obviously more around destroyed cities and travel between parallel dimensions.
Actor and filmmaker Enzo Zelocchi chatted with Digital Journal’s Markos Papadatos about another venture of his, A-Medicare cryptocurrency, which has a focus on the medical platform. He is on track to becoming the next generation of Jeff Bezos meets Elon Musk. When talent, deep technologies, and great visions join forces for the common good, big things are on the way. This is the case of actor and producer Enzo Zelocchi. In addition, Zelocchi is the founder and CEO of A-Medicare and he is aiming to extend efficient healthcare services all over the world. He is going to launch a cutting-edge cryptocurrency toward the end of 2021 or early 2022 (the only crypto allowed to the A-Medicare platform) and a token that is aimed to become the first unified currency worldwide used from every country for healthcare.
Enzo Zelocchi is best known for his success with the movie My Little Princess (over 33 movie awards at film festivals and a 2010 semi-finalist for an Academy Award nomination), but also for his consideration to star as the new Zorro in Zorro Reborn, the development for the first Hollywood Hispanic superhero “Starlight Man – The First Secret” and as executive producer and vice president of development at Crossroads Entertainment. He is also listed as a producer of Find Me Guilty, starring Vin Diesel, which was directed by the Academy Award winner Sidney Lumet; and as producer of Shadow of Doubt, starring Melanie Griffith and Tom Berenger.
Enzo Zelocchi was honored over 5 Times as Best Actor, 4 Times Best Outstanding Performance, 4 Times Best Director, 3 Times Best Writer and Best Producer and at the California Film Awards 2010 he won Grand Winner for Best Family Film. Other awards include the following film festivals: in 2010 Hollywood Variety Movie Awards as Best Actor and Best Outstanding Performance, in 2011 at the Golden Indie Movie Awards also as Best Actor and Best Outstanding Performance; as well as at the Hong Kong Best Film Awards (hongkongbestfilmawards.com) as Best Actor, Best Outstanding Performance and Best Original Content.
Zelocchi defined the word success as “be loved, love and have enough money to live a life that I like to live and not worry about future or tomorrow or anything.” “To have a comfort zone and to be in peace with yourself. Love is the most important but money always helps,” he said. Enzo achieved great success with the trailer of the film The First Secret, which went viral and was mentioned in Variety as the second most-watched video of the month with over 24 million views on Instagram behind Cardi B and ahead of Selena Gomez, Bad Bunny, and Dwayne Johnson. Read more info on Enzo Zelocchi.
Which talent did you discover first about yourself, and then what came next? I have had a good instinct for business since I was young. The arts come in second, but I immediately connected with it. I literally merged together with my business skills with acting and that’s how I was able to naturally be an actor and producer at the same time with a deep understanding on both sides. It helped me a lot because the entertainment industry is a business and just being very artistically talented is not enough nowadays. Once you’re in Hollywood, you become a product that needs to sell. Waiting around for your agent to call you while you’re busy at parties is not going to take you far.