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Luis R. Quintero

Luis R. Quintero

Ajuua Entertainment @theflanslayer
Director, Screenwriter and Producer

Los Angeles, California

Member Since:
August 2011
Last online:
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About Luis

Writer, Director & Producer Luis Ramón Quintero is co-founder of Ajuua Entertainment. His short film "Guiltless" received accolades on the festival circuit. In 2016 it was nominated for an Imagen Award in the Best Theatrical Short category by Norman Lear's Imagen Foundation. Previously Luis was a finalist of the NBC Universal Pictures Emerging Writer's Fellowship with his screenplay "Shadows of the Soul" in 2014.

Anne V. Coates, Academy Award winning editor, is among Luis' mentors. Other mentors include Academy Award nominated writer Susannah Grant, and director James Gunn. Luis has worked for Universal Pictures, Sony Entertainment, Walt Disney Pictures and Gold Circle Entertainment. Additionally, he has collaborated with notable actors such as Ed Asner, Daniel Stern, Kaley Cuoco, Kevin Hart, Tina Huang, Harold Sylvester and Danny Trejo.

IG: @theflanslayer

Unique traits: I love flan.

Loglines

  • "Las Gafas"

    "Las Gafas" Fantasy Explore a world where witches fly on brooms, monsters eat children, fear rules the land and only a child’s pure heart can conquer evil. Amparo, a mature seven-year-old girl, rediscovers her imagination when she encounters an evil witch that seeks revenge on her grandfather.

  • "I.N.S."

    "I.N.S." Action Crime Thriller Veteran Detective Michael Gray is forced to come out of retirement when a notorious serial killer from his past emerges once again and only this super cop has the skill to trap him.

Credits

  • Guiltless

    Guiltless (2015)
    Film (Short, Drama, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Director Isaac Ibsen was granted the power to remove guilt in order to help those in need however, when he uses his gift for profit, he faces undesired consequences.

  • The Other Door

    The Other Door (2013)
    Television (Drama) Director A straight-laced "reality" TV producer, on the edge of insanity, who is convinced that he is "immortal" buys a lesbian bar "refuge", in North Hollywood, where he discovers that his mind is as much his prison as it is his escape.

  • Salir Adelante: Helping Latino Families Access Mainstream Financial Services

    Salir Adelante: Helping Latino Families Access Mainstream Financial Services (2012)
    Film (Documentary and Short) Director Add a Plot »

  • The Most Interesting BLACK Man in the World

    The Most Interesting BLACK Man in the World (2011)
    Television (Comedy) Editor A day in the life of the eponymous character.

  • KCET Outreach

    KCET Outreach (2009)
    Film (Short and Reality-TV) Director Add a Plot »

  • The Piñata Chronicles

    The Piñata Chronicles (2009)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Director Add a Plot »

  • History

    History (2008)
    Film (Short and Horror) Director Two writers relocate to Los Angeles in hopes of gaining inspiration, instead they become victims and part of a historic mystery of serial killings.

  • Pass the Baton

    Pass the Baton (2008)
    Film (Short and Drama) Editor Add a Plot »

  • The Third Nail

    The Third Nail (2007)
    Film (Crime and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew A young man is sentenced to life in prison for killing two children, a crime he didn't commit. DNA evidence sets him free, but there is no hiding from the prison gang that wants him dead. When his own daughter is abducted and apparently murdered, he seeks revenge. How far will he go and is it ever too late for redemption? Written by Anonymous

  • Say It in Russian

    Say It in Russian (2007)
    Film (Drama, Romance and Thriller) Art department Jacqueline, a Paris society hostess (Faye Dunaway) introduces a fellow American, businessman Andrew Lamont (Steven Brand) to a beautiful young Russian girl, Daria Larina (Agata Gotova), while he is on vacation in Europe. She is the kind of woman who will turn the eye of every man when she walks into a room. Andrew is fascinated by her, as Jacqueline knew he would be. He woos Daria with flowers and dinners. Eventually he wins her over and together they go to Moscow, where he meets Daria's father Raf (Rade Serbedzija), a former mafia oligarch, but now Russia's Minister of Internal Affairs. Raf lives in a magnificent mansion with his "Russian doll" blonde girlfriend (Musetta Vander), whom he is about to marry. He had kept news of the wedding from his daughter and is furious that she has found out about it and shown up with this American. He wants her to go back to Paris immediately. Daria is terribly hurt, believing that her father has no love for her. She doesn't know, and he won't tell... Written by Kenneth Eade

  • La hora del té

    La hora del té (2006)
    Film (Short) Director Add a Plot »

  • Catch and Release

    Catch and Release (2006)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew After the sudden death of her fiancé, Gray Wheeler finds comfort in the company of his friends: lighthearted and comic Sam, hyper-responsible Dennis, and, oddly enough, his old childhood buddy Fritz, an irresponsible playboy whom she'd previously pegged as one of the least reliable people in the world. As secrets about her supposedly perfect fiancé emerge, Gray comes to see new sides of the man she thought she knew, and at the same time, finds herself drawn to the last man she ever expected to fall for. Written by Columbia Pictures

  • The 40-Year-Old Virgin

    The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew Andy at the age of 40 still hasn't had sex. He lets his secret slip at a poker game with his buds from work. After the revealing all his friends are on a mission to help get him laid. Along the way Andy meets a nice mom, Trish, and they fall head over heels for each other. Written by Kris Hopson

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