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LATINOPIA SHOWCASE “WORDS OF REVOLUTION”

Edward “Junior” Gonzalez is a second generation Salvadoran American who is also a director and freelance cameraman working in San Francisco. He is concerned about the negative perceptions many … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA SHOWCASE LOS ANGELES WARD #3 “COCKFIGHT”

Actress and director Jade Puga and writer/director Richard Montes are the creative duo behind Safada y Sano Productions, an independent company that produces webisodes and long form dramas. The Los … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA SHOWCASE “THEY ARE STILL THERE”

Liz H. Colunga is completing her MFA degree in Film Production at the University of North Texas. Her compassion for Latinos who are serving in the Iraq and Afghanistan fronts inspired this moving … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA SHOWCASE LOS ANGELES WARD 2 “SOMEONE’S GOTTA PAY”

Los Angeles Ward is a futuristic web drama series starring Jade Puga.  The series is produced by the creative team of actress/writer/producer Jade Puga and writer/director Richard Montes.  The … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA SHOWCASE LOS ANGELES WARD “THE VOICELESS”

Jade Puga and Richard Montes are a writing/producing/directing team whose company, Safada y Sano Productions, has produced webisodes as well as long form dramas.  Their webisode series "Los Angeles … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA CINEMA JOHN VALADEZ ON ‘FIRE”

John Valadez is an accomplished documentary filmmaker who directed and produced the award-winning PBS documentary "The Chicano Wave" and the highly acclaimed documentary "The Longoria Affair."  … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA SHOWCASE KENNETH CASTILLO “COUNTERPUNCH”

Kenneth Castillo is a director whose dramatic short "Day at the Theater" won the 2007 Imagen Award for Best Theatrical Shot Film. Since then Kenneth has been busy directing features, the latest of … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA CINEMA RICHARD YÑIGUEZ “BLVD. NIGHTS”

Richard Yñiguez is a veteran television and motion picture actor who has starred in Boulevard Nights, Raíces de Sangre, The Deadly Tower and River of Promises as well as numerous television series. … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA CINEMA DANNY VALDEZ “LA BAMBA”

Ritchie Valens (Richard Valenzuela) was the first Latino rock star in music history. He died at age 17 in a tragic plane crash in 1959 along with two other rock legends, the Big Bopper (J.P. … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA CINEMA EVELINA FERNÁNDEZ

Evelina Fernández is a versatile actress and playwright whose acting roles include such motion pictures as Zootsuit, L.A.Confidential, and American Me. Frustrated over the lack of true depictions of … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA CINEMA RICHARD YÑIGUEZ ON ANTHONY QUINN

What is it like to act opposite a screen legend? Richard Yñiguez, star of the classic movie Boulevard Nights and of numerous television shows, learned early in his career when he landed a role acting … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA CINEMA PEPE SERNA “AUDITIONS”

How does  an actor audition for a role? This is a question that every actor must ask before they walk into a casting room often facing not just the casting director, but the writer of the film or TV … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA CINEMA ROSE PORTILLO “EXORCIST II”

Rose Portillo is a gifted actress who starred as Della in the acclaimed play Zoot Suit as well as many roles in television and movies. Her first major role was in the movie "The Exorcist II: The … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA CINEMA RUTH LIVIER AND YLSE.NET

Latinopia Cinema Ruth Livier from Latinopia.com on Vimeo. Ruth Livier was the star of the Showtime drama series Resurrection Blvd.  Now she has now created her own webisode drama series about a … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA SHOWCASE GABE TORRES “BRAKE”

Gabe Torres grew up in Aurora, New York and started making films when he was 12 years old. After graduating from the USC Film School, he has gone on to a career in television directing that includes … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA SHOWCASE “ALBUQUERQUE POETS 1″

When Professor Emeritus John Crawford of the University of New Mexico heard that the Arizona state legislature had passed a law banning the teaching of ethnic studies in public schools, he was … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA SHOWCASE ELUSIVE MINDS

Elusive Minds is a Latino podcast created by Michael Centeno, Nathan Morales, Adolfo Hernández and Johnny the Geek in response to the lack of online content by and about Latinos. The podcast which can … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA CINEMA “DANNY DE LA PAZ IN AMERICAN ME”

Danny De la Paz is a celebrated actor of stage and screen. With a career that spans decades, he is perhaps best remembered for his riveting portrayals of"Chuco" in the movie "Boulevard Nights" and … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA CINEMA REY VILLALOBOS “URBAN COWBOY”

Latinopia Cinema - Villalobos Urban Cowboy from Latinopia.com on Vimeo. Rey Villalobos is a director of photography for such motion pictures as Urban Cowboy, Nine to Five, A Bronx Tale and American … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA SHOWCASE “OJO DE AGUA”

Roberto Olivares is a member of the "Ojo de Agua" (Eye of Water) film collective based in Oaxaca, Mexico. The group produces documentaries about the indigenous communities of Mexico while also … [Read more...]