Mr. Loverde is a native of Chicago, Illinois. He grew up in Berkeley, California and received a degree in Theater from UCLA. Films written, produced, and directed by Mr. Loverde include the comedy shorts "Snacking" and "Cranky Call", the features "Santa's Letters" and "Till You Get To Baraboo", and several music videos. His films have appeared in various film festivals including the Burbank International Children's Film Festival and the Action On Film International Film Festival. Several of Mr. Loverde's stage plays are currently in publication. His comedies "Beauty, Brains, and Personality"; "The Killist"; "Sensitivity, USA"; and "Santa's Letters" are published by Heuer Publishing (HitPlays.com). His comedies "A Timely Maneuver", "Good Business Sense", and "The Maginot Line" are published by Playscripts, Inc. (playscripts.com). And his book of short stories "Gifts for Good Friends" is available through Amazon.com. Mr. Loverde is also an accomplished painter and photographer. He works in both traditional (paint and canvas) and electronic media.