BIO

EARLY AGE

1989

1989

Born in Bogotá, Colombia

2000

2000

Moved to Miami, FL

EDUCATION

2007

2007

Graduated High School (Doral Academy Charter School)

2011

2011

Directing university thesis film ("Pieces", Writer/Director)

2012

2012

Bachelor's in Fine Arts in Film & TV Production (Miami Int'l University of Art & Design)

PRODUCTIONS

2013

2013

First paid production airs on national TV ("Bum Bum Bum")

2015

2015

First fully independent documentary screens to sold out crowd during Miami Art Basel ("Art Vessel")

2017

2017

"Art Vessel" airs on PBS

2018

2018

First interview with high-profile athlete for independent production (Udonis Haslem from Miami Heat, "Asylum")

2018

2018

First fully independent narrative production ("Anew")

2018

2018

First independent EMMY win ("Art Vessel")

2019

2019

First paid gig as Scriptwriter ("Falsa Identidad", Telemundo Studios)

TRAINING

Cristina Wyler

Cristina Wyler

Private acting classes under renowned actress/producer.

Villain Theater

Villain Theater

Courses at Chicago improv-based theater: Improv to Stage Script to Stage Improvised Film On Stage SNL Sketch Style Comedy Writing

Speak Easy Theater Company

Speak Easy Theater Company

Acting Intensive 7-week course under 16-year improv veteran and coach Jeff Quintana

TELEMUNDO SPORTS (2014-2019)

2015

2015

First international on-location production (México)

2016

2016

Co-lead associate producer for Rio 2016 Olympics

2017

2017

First National Sports EMMY win (Rio 2016 Olympics coverage)

2018

2018

Lead Associate Producer for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

2019

2019

Second National Sports EMMY win (2018 FIFA World Cup Russia coverage)

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