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July 2014

Tobias Truvillion Celebrates Action Drama ‘Cigarette Soup’ Winning ‘Best Feature Film’ Award at Long Island International Film Expo, July 17, 2014

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Dubbed “one of the top 25 coolest film festivals in the world” by MovieMaker Magazine , on July 17, The Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) awarded ‘Cigarette Soup’ the 2014 prize for “Best Feature Film.” The spellbinding Damian Voerg-directed film tells the story of a young and zealous journalist chosen to embed with a platoon of U.S. Army soldiers during the height of the war in Afghanistan. Award-winning actor Tobias Truvillion plays a starring role as volatile U.S. Army soldier Julius “Monti” Montgomery. Tobias also served as the project’s associate producer.

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Supermodel Tyson Beckford Meets With Tobias’ Students for Inspiring Talk

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For the students taking theater and film classes at the Dr. Marion A. Bolden Student Center on Broadway, a career in the arts might seem like an impossible dream, a goal far removed from the day-to-day reality of life on the streets of Newark.

But yesterday, teachers and a special guest reminded those young people that making a living in the entertainment industry is not as unlikely as they might think.

“[W]e were just like you. We were sitting in the seats listening to an older person say ‘don’t do this, don’t do that,’” said Tobias Truvillion, a film instructor who starred on the daytime drama One Life to Live for six seasons.

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