New media producer that uses technology as a tool to daydream digitally and hone his creative visions. His background includes a bachelors degree in multimedia productions, six years of employment at an application & software development boutique, consulting for gay Latino organizations, research on cultural affairs, and business management of his own photography, video and graphic media company. He’s also dedicated five years of his life to the development of a very important social-political documentary.
Noel, originally from the Canary Islands has worked, lived and studied in Barcelona, Madrid, Basque Country, Cuba and Biarritz in France. He is a producer and filmmaker of multiple projects using traditional methods, new media, multi-platform and trans-media approaches where participation, interaction and user experience are the pillars of the narrative. Through hands-on experience, Noel has gained the entrepreneurial and professional skills of different technical approaches such as executive and field producing, editing, camera operating, planning events and development of web platforms, interactive contents and mobile apps.
Ky Nguyen is a first-year student at UC Santa Cruz. He is expected to graduate in 2017 with a double major in Computer Science and Film & Digital Media. He is extremely passionate in photography and in film production. He has been involved in film production since his senior year in high school. His past work includes making commercials for public organizations and private companies, creating music videos for school projects, and involving in several film production teams of UCSC’s Film Production Coalition and of UCSC’s indies. He is most well-known for his roles as Director of Photography and Editor.
Gregorio Davila is a writer and all around visual artist. He has 3 feature-length screenplays and 1 pilot. One feature, TWO SPIRIT is about the Native American tradition of recognizing a third gender; men or women who at puberty decided to live as the opposite sex.
His pilot, THE EAST SIDE, is about a group of gay men (half of which and the main character are Latino, and one female to male transgender) living in the Silverlake and Echo Park areas of Los Angeles outside of the predominately white Gay mecca of West Hollywood.
He is currently editing GAY LATINO L.A. Pt. 2, and has recently began production on his own documentary L.A.: A QUEER HISTORY. A film about the rich and widely unknown gay history of the Los Angeles area