I am a former journalist who now writes screenplays in San Antonio, Texas. I co-organize a monthly, local screenwriters' group, the San Antonio Screenwriters Guild, SAWG.org. I've written four features, several shorts, plays, and directed and produced two short films locally as well. I've also been an AFF reader for three years.
*Austin Film Festival, Second Round winner, 2013, FIESTA LATINA
*PAGE International Quarterfinalist, 2012, THE LAST POPE
*National Association of Latino Independent Producers screenwriting fellow, 2009
The Last Pope Action ⋄ Thriller An aggressive Army Captain is assigned to protect a new "rock star" Pope, who has dangerous ideas aboutthe Church. Not only must she navigate the strange waters of the Vatican, but decipher a threat, based onan ancient prophecy that says he will be the last man to sit on St. Peter's Throne.
Fiesta Latina Drama "Fiesta Latina" is a period drama about a spoiled singer who becomes the first Latina on local television in the early 1950s in South Texas. When Hollywood comes calling, she must decide whether to stay on and fight for the program or follow her talent to La La Land. Based on a true story.
Strong Female Lead
Film (short) by Missing Peace Productions Writer/Director/Producer A chauvinistic writer gets a lesson on how to write strong female characters by one of his own creations.