Steve R. Cuiffo began his career in 1964, trained by Delbert B Marshall a close associate of Howard Hughes. Also during that same period Mr. Cuiffo trained at MGM Studio, then onto Twentieth Century Fox, Universal Studios, and Paramount pictures. Mr. Cuiffo has also obtained over 200 television and 72 featured film credits.
Mr. Cuiffo has also received three keys to the city – The City of North Miami Florida in 1970, Miami Beach in 1980, and in 1991 for the Entertainment Industry in Miami-Dade County.
Mr. Cuiffo has also received an award on behalf of Martin Luther King the S.C.L.C honors in 1985, and in 1986 for his support and kindness in the recovery of “I Choose Love as My Weapon”.
In 1972, Steve Cuiffo founded the Studio Center entertainment complex located in South Florida’s film and recording industry. The entertainment complex included a large screening room with inter lock screening, animation stands, modeling school, finishing school, television distribution, underwater production company with a foley stage, radio production, motion pictures lab with 35mm film equipment, and recording studio. In 1990, the organization added a new 20,000 square foot complex in Miami Lakes that houses 4 state of the art recording studios.
Mr. Cuiffo has received 8 Grammys for artists such Shakira, Roberto Blades, Elvis Crespo and Ricky Martin – as owner of Studio Center and operating partner/manager of SuperSonic Studio. He has also received a number of golden platinum records for various artists.
Mr. Cuiffo has obtained over 200 television and 72 featured film credits. A few of his television credits and featured films include:
- Flipper, (1964) negative cutter (88 episodes)
- The Devil’s Triangle, Featuring Vincent Prince (1974) (negative Cutter)
- Thunderball, starring James Bond (1965) (negative cutter)
- The Godmothers, Featuring Danny Aiello and Billy Barty (1973)(negative cutter)
- Live and Let Die Featuring James Bond (1973)(Negative Cutter)
- Primus (1971)
- Jake and the Beanstalk (1970)
- Thumbelina (1970)
- How do I Love Thee? Staring Jackie Gleason and Maureen O’Hara (1970) (Assistant editor)
- Darker Than Amber staring Rod Taylor, Theodore Bikel and Jane Russell (1970) (Assistant Editor)
- Wonderful Land of Oz, The (1969)
- Hello Down There staring Tony Randall and Janet Leigh (1969) (Negative cutter)
- Lady in the Cement staring Frank Sinatra, Raquel Welch (1968) (Negative cutter)
- Daktari: A Man’s Man staring Marshall Thompson and Cheryl Miller (Negative cutter) Marshall Thompson and Cheryl Miller
- Tony Rome staring Frank Sinatra (1967) (negative cutter)
- Cowboy in Africa staring Albert Powell and Arthur Adams Powell and Arthur Adams
- Gentle Ben staring Clint Howard and Rance Howard and Dennis Weaver (1967)(66 episodes)
- Thunderball staring James Bond (1965) (negative cutter)
In addition while working along aside with Angelo Ross president of Studio Center Films, Mr. Cuiffo received a nomination for the Academy Award of Merit for Outstanding Achievement for “Smokey and the Bandit”.
In 1975, the first record was recorded, “Do You Want to Get Funky With Me ” by Peter Brown, managed by Freddy Demann. Since then, Mr. Cuiffo has received 8 Grammys for artists such as Shakira, Roberto Blades, Elvis Crespo and Ricky Martin as owner of Studio Center and operating partner/manager of SuperSonic Studio.
He has also received a number of gold and platinum records for various artists.
Other artists include: Prince, Madonna, Game, Busta Rhymes, Kanye West, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Benzino, Dirtbag, Missy Elliot, DaBrat, Trina, Lil’ Wayne, Pretty Ricky, Juvenile, Snoop Dogg, The Game, Fat Joe, Pitbull, R Kelly, Jagged Edge, JT Money, 2 Live Crew, Trick Daddy, Chino XL, Shakira, Geri Halliwell, Sporty Thievz, Asia, Cameo, Chayanne, Ricky Martin, Christian Castro, Willy Chirino, JosÃˆ JosÃˆ, JosÃˆ Luis Rodrguez, Marco Antonio Muniz, Alejandra Guzman, AzË™car Moreno, Tatiana, Fabio Jr. and Paulina Rubio, seven aurelius, Donnie klang, Ashanti, cassie, Olivia, Garcia, diaz brothers, dj laz, zion, dj khaled, capone n noreaga, ginuwine, cachao, jose Feliciano, corey rooney, nu jersey devil, blackout movement
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