Dina Fiasconaro Wins Film Award


Congratulations to Dina Fiasconaro. She has received an award from the Saul Zaentz Innovation Fund in Film and Media at the Johns Hopkins University. The award is in support of her film project, “Commercial for the Queen of Meatloaf.”


Dina is the Associate Professor Film & Moving Image. Her short films have screened at a variety of festivals, including Portland Underground, Blackstar, and NYC International. She is a recipient of the ‘Generation Next’ screenwriting grant. Her feature documentary, Moms and Meds, is currently available on Amazon.


“Commercial for the Queen of Meatloaf” is a domestic drama within a television commercial within a short film. In a surreal 1950’s commercial, a housewife prepares meatloaf for dinner and what emerges is “The Queen of Meatloaf” incarnate, who invades the homes of consumers and wreaks havoc on the set.