Mario J. Novoa

Mario J. Novoa

Film Bliss Studios
Director, Editor and Producer of Marketing & Distribution

Los Angeles, California

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About Mario

Film producer, director of multimedia production company, Film Bliss Studios. Promos, interviews, film feature and short narratives, and documentary features.
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Credits

  • L.A.: A Queer History

    L.A.: A Queer History (2018)
    Film (Documentary) Producer Once deemed, "The most dangerous city west of the Santa Fe", Los Angles was the original 'Wild West'. The incessant hankering of Americans to migrate west for profit and prosperity also brought with it, people who had a strong desire to find a place where they had the freedom to be themselves: in short, people in search of a better life. A true American virtue if ever one was, and Gays & Lesbians were no exception. Queer culture and it's history,is riddled with discrimination, suppression and despair; but also triumph and human spirit. And out of all of it emerged a unique identity and culture. But where did this culture come from? When and where did it begin to take shape? How has it evolved into what we see today? LAQH seeks to answer these questions by shedding light on a part of American history and historical figures who are largely unacknowledged, and in turn create a newfound dialogue about not only LGBTQ history, but how our Gay and Lesbian brothers and sisters effected the ...

  • Jeanne Cordova: Butches, Lies & Feminism

    Jeanne Cordova: Butches, Lies & Feminism (2017)
    Film (Documentary and Biography) Producer Jeanne Cordova's life in her own words

  • Fight Song

    Fight Song (2016 - 2017)
    Music by Film Bliss Studios Director Fight Song by Angie Rey

  • Angie Rey: Fight Song

    Angie Rey: Fight Song (2017)
    Video (Short and Music) Director Add a Plot »

  • Ay Jose!

    Ay Jose! (2015)
    Film (short) by Antonio's Closet Productions Director of Photography, Editor

  • The Baby Cries

    The Baby Cries (2015)
    Film (short) by Film Bliss Studios Director

  • L.A. A Queer History

    L.A. A Queer History (2015)
    Documentary by Film Bliss Studios Producer

  • The Miracle of Tony Davis

    The Miracle of Tony Davis (2015)
    Film by Film Bliss Studios Producer

  • Nelly Queen: The Life and Times of Jose Sarria

    Nelly Queen: The Life and Times of Jose Sarria (2015)
    Documentary by Emperor Norton Productions Producer, Editor

  • Trona

    Trona (2014)
    Film (Short and Drama) Producer After separating from his wife, Tommy decides to take a pilgrimage to the Trona Pinnacles in the Mojave desert. He is joined by his brother Jack, who he hasn't seen in five years. Their efforts at reconciliation are cut short when Tommy's truck dies and they are forced to try and walk 17 miles out of the desert. Without water, and suffering from fatigue and severe heat exhaustion, Tommy has to rely on the help of Jack as they make their way to the main road. Written by Anonymous

  • Stop The Slurs - PSA

    Stop The Slurs - PSA (2014)
    Commercial by GLAAD Editor

  • Nancy From Eastside Clover

    Nancy From Eastside Clover (2014)
    Documentary by Film Bliss Studios Producer

  • Gay Latino Los Angeles: Coming of Age

    Gay Latino Los Angeles: Coming of Age (2012)
    Video (Documentary) Producer Gay Latino L.A.: Coming of Age is a documentary following the lives of three young gay Latino men who are searching for their identity as they deal with issues of family, machismo, religion, culture, and living in LA. Sharing their journey with us are Alejandro "Alex" Aldana an undocumented immigrant hipster from Mexico, Brian Pacheco a Salvadoran activist and Berkeley graduate, and Carlos Gomez a Mexican American from South Central Los Angeles who wants to get away from the gang life. The film portrays through footage that is interlaced with poetic visuals of an Aztec dancer in the hills around Los Angeles to covey the independent journey of self-discovery. Written by Anonymous

  • The Yellow Ribbon Experience

    The Yellow Ribbon Experience (2011)
    TV Movie (Documentary) Producer Add a Plot »

  • Digivangelist

    Digivangelist (2010)
    Television (Reality-TV) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Red

    Red (2009)
    Film (Short, Drama, History, Mystery and 1 More) Producer Set in the Cold War era of the 1950's, insurance investigator Floyd Woods is flown into the small town of Sherrill, NY to investigate a life insurance claim, only to find himself distracted by the locals' odd behavior.

  • Pandemic

    Pandemic (2008)
    Film (Short, Drama and Sci-Fi) Editor In the wake of a global viral outbreak, Breck Anderson and his wife Annie flee Southern California. Using the vastness of the desert to avoid populated areas, they travel northeast for the isolation of the Rockies. Car trouble forces them to stop at what appears to be an abandoned convenience station. They soon find themselves in a situation where there is no turning back. With their relationship and lives in the balance, when the day ends nothing will be the same. Written by Henry Hooper

  • Law Dogs

    Law Dogs (2007)
    TV Movie (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew A look at life as a trial attorney for a public defender.

  • The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman

    The Minor Accomplishments of Jackie Woodman (2007)
    Television (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew Add a Plot »

  • Ghost Whisperer

    Ghost Whisperer (2007)
    Television (Drama and Fantasy) Miscellaneous Crew Melinda Gordon inherited her "gift" - the ability to see and talk with the spirits of dead people - from, and was coached in its use by her grandmother. Running an antique store in a small town, newly married to a paramedic, Melinda helps the ghosts wandering around who are trapped between worlds by helping them to resolve unfulfilled aspects of their former life. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

  • The Montel Williams Show

    The Montel Williams Show (2003)
    Television (Drama and Talk-Show) Miscellaneous Crew Starting in the same year as Jerry Springer's talk show, Montel Williams aimed for the same audience, although using far less explict tactics to draw in viewers. While trying to remain racy, yet dignified, the show failed by not being as extreme as Springer, but also by not being as serious or relevant as Oprah Winfrey. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

  • American Family

    American Family (2002)
    Television (Drama and Family) Miscellaneous Crew The head of the household, Jess Gonzalez, is your average father who is forced to fight everyday troubles, following the death of his loving wife Berta. Their beloved daughter, Nina, has recently graduated from law school and decides to work for Legal Services on behalf of immigrant rights, even though Jess does not agree with her decision. The rest of the Gonzalez family just try to go with the flow, but they find their own problems down the road. Written by Anonymous

  • Gay Latino Los Angeles: Portrait of a City

    Gay Latino Los Angeles: Portrait of a City
    Film (Documentary) Producer Add a Plot »

  • City of Mass Incarceration

    City of Mass Incarceration
    Film (Documentary) Director Add a Plot »

Awards

  • Outfest Grand Jury Award - Best Documentary short - "Jeanne Cordova: Butches, Lies and Feminism"
    (2017)

Education

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