Director. Writer. Producer
Highly creative filmmaker with ten plus years of experience in the film industry. Demonstrated passion in creating independent films, documentaries and short films in various platforms and genres. Experienced with actors and crew members of diverse backgrounds and experience levels. Knowledgeable in creating pitch decks, treatments, feature scripts and tv pilots.
Create an artistic vision that can be executed between multiple departments on time.
Provide direction for cast members to ensure they understand their character and the part they play in the larger production.
Collaborate with actors and crew members on an ongoing basis to ensure the creative integrity of the final production.
Mastering writing that transcends genres into marketable commercial products.
Characters are definable and universal - created for multiple demographics.
Rewrites are done efficiently and under deadlines.
Written plays, feature films, tv pilots, treatments and web-series.
2009 - present
Knowledge and experience in all phases of fundraising for production budget
Able to read, research and assess ideas and finished scripts
Experience in commissioning writers for projects
Secure funding for production; targeting at least 5 percent below budget.
Ability to build and foster positive network of contacts
Demonstrated knowledge in discussing projects with financial backers
Ability to use software packages for screenwriting, budgeting and scheduling
Experience in control of the budget and allocation of resources
Supervision of the project progress from development to production to post-production.
Narrative Production credits as Director, Writer & Producer
2015 – Flora Tango, RomCom, 10 min. Short film
2014 – Latina Lady, Romance, 5 min. Music video
2013 – 5 Minutes Alone, Crime Drama SciFi, 5 min. Short film
2013 – Brightside, SciFi Crime thriller, 1 min, Book commercial
2012 – Coming Together, SciFi - Romance experimental, 4 min. Short film.
2012 – OFf & Running, Comedy, 9-10 min each webisode total of 8. Web series.
2011– No Shelter Here, Family drama, 18 min. Short film
2010 – Salud, Drama, 10 min. Short film
Documentary credits as Director, Writer, Producer & Editor
2011- Taking Back My Life, MS survivor story, 5 min. Short Documentary.
2011 - SYCRCC- Keep Our Youth Out of Prison, Juvenile detention center, 4 min. Short Documentary
TV reality credit as casting recruiter
2001 – Becoming, MTV, half hour tv episode, Music video/Reality show
Docuseries credit as Co-producer
2003 - First Five California, Multiple episodes to teach nutritional value to underprivileged Latino communities.
2016 – present
Creating pitch decks to communicate the overall vision of the film/tv products.
Research film/tv comparables for creating budgets for the packaging.
Connecting to investors and communicating the financial models for film financing.
Effective time management skills to keep productions on schedule and cast and crew on task
Strong written and verbal communication skills to coordinate with cast and crew, to ensure successful execution of project/production
Creative skills to interpret scripts and work in collaboration with production team to bring the scriptwriter’s vision to life.
Storyboarding / Illustrating
2014 - Directing for Animation workshop, Steve Hickner, Dreamworks.
2007 - BA in Film and Electronic Arts & Media – Focused on screenwriting and documentary.
CSULB, Long Beach, CA.
2003 - AS in Theater – Directing for the stage. Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA.