Miguel Castillo

Miguel Castillo

Director and Screenwriter

Los Angeles, California

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About Miguel

Miguel Castillo is a filmmaker with an MFA in Screenwriting from DePaul University. Prior to school, he was as a production manager for Sunrise Seagull Productions, an award-winning company that focused on multicultural media content. As a first generation Chicano, Miguel has developed a passion for writing stories in hopes to be a voice for the Latino community. Miguel's screenplays have placed at Austin Film Fest, Sundance Latino Screenwriting Project, Oaxaca Film Fest and more.

Credits

  • Demonoid 1971

    Demonoid 1971 (2015)
    Film (short) by Alaric S. Rocha (Horror) Miscellaneous Crew A group of campers with the help of an Aztec priest must fight the Aztec demon Itzpapalotl to save themselves and the world.

  • Made In Mexico

    Made In Mexico (2005)
    Film (short) (Comedy) Producer/Writer/Director A coming-of-age comedy about a Pocho's struggle to keep his mom from sending him to Mexico after failing Spanish class.

Awards

  • Finalist - 2016 Sundance Latino Screenwriting Project

Education

  • DePaul University (Chicago, IL)
    (2013-2015)

  • California State University: Long Beach (Long Beach, CA)
    (2005-2008)

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