Phil Idrissi   Actor

October 17th:  Phil was grateful to be cast as the great "Vino Candianti" in Christopher Hartman's telling of his experience "Gandhi and Cigarettes".  Directed by the prolific Alex Ferrari (also the owner of The Ferrari Olive Oil Company) and shot by the incomparable Radan Popovic (Second Unit DP for Alexander Payne) this wonderful short should be ready to hit the festival circuit by Spring 2014!  We all had a wonderful time shooting it!

July 12th: Phil wrapped principle photography as Jake The Jet on Director Mike Tounian's MFA Thesis Film "Shoot The Saxophone Player".  Now the editing process begins and with 22000 feet of Kodak 35mm film those guys will be busy.  I'm sure the final product will be burning up the fesitval circuit by the end of the year.
May 14th: "HOTCHFELD", a short film by Barry Kneller will be released shortly.  Phil play's the role of Carmine D'Angelo, a disgruntled number one to Richard Portnow's brilliant Salvatore Vorrato.  It promises provide a ground-breaking foundation for new TV series or Feature Film. You can catch the trailer and other goodies here.
October 26th: New updates to Phil's site include the addition of a link to his Actors Access Profile for Casting Professionals.  Also, the Video section has been updated with Phil's new Theatrical Reel. Thanks for watching and stay tuned!
August 24th: The long anticipated release of "Mafia 2" the video game is finally hear.  If you're a fan you probably already have it on pre-order, but if not you can check out the really cool trailers and purchase your own copy here....foggedabowditt! 
 August 9th:  The first of Phil's two episodes of The Young and the Restless airs today.  He's playing a Burly Prisoner plotting the demise of Chance while he's awaiting release from the city jail.  Thanks for watching!
February 4th: Phil's long awaited episode of "icarly", "i Enraged Gibby" will be airing this Friday night Feb. 5th at 8;00pm on Nickelodeon.   

2nd: EKE Films is proud to announce that it's latest project, The Garrett Bennett film "The Spy and The Sparrow" is an official selection of the Seattle International Film Festival.  Phil is grateful to have been included in this wonderful ensemble cast. You can find more information on show times and tickets here.  Who knows...Phil may actually make an appearance!
June 1st: Comedy Gumbo is a hysterical webseries for Sony TV's Crackle and Phil did two episodes for their second season.  They will be online soon, so check back!
May 28th: Phil is the "Flower Delivery Guy" opposite Miranda Cosgrove on "iCarly" on episode # 235 "iEnrage Gibby".  No air date has been announced yet, but stay tuned!
April 24th: Phil's episode of "The Mentalist" (The Red Sauce # 120) will premier on Tuesday, April 28th on CBS at 10:00pm / 9:00pm MST.  

March 5th: Phil wrapped his second and final session working three different characters on the much anticipated video game "Mafia 2".  The release date for the game has not been announced, but it is expected to be in stores before Christmas 2009.

March 4th: Thanks to some help from his friends, Phil was given a part on the CBS hit show "The Mentalist".  While it was considered a featured extra role, it should have a lot of cool screen time shared with the star, Simon Baker and mobsters played by Dan Lauria and Jack Betts!  The episode entitled "The Red Sauce" will air this season.  Stay tuned for the details on the air date.

February 18th:
Phil has just completed work on his first video game, "Mafia 2" playing the role of "Tony Balls".  You can learn more about Mafia 2 here:

January 22th: 
Phil greatly enjoyed his participation in the Dramatic Reading of Act I of the original play "Kalamazoo" by Matt Dorety.  Reading the role of "Turk", Phil garnered great laughs from the audience made up of members of The Directors' and Writers' Unit of The Actors' Studio.

January 13th: 
Tonight "The Wedding Job" episode of the critically acclaimed TNT show Leverage premiered and with it Phil has made his official debut on cable TV! Thanks to all those family and friends who hung in there and supported him through this process!