Octavio F. Islas

Octavio F. Islas

Acting teacher, actor and comedian in Los Angeles, California

About Octavio

Octavio F. Islas is known for his work on Jumper (2008), Resident Evil: Extinction (2007) and DOA: Dead or Alive (2006).
Writer, butcher, co-director of MaMuA, liason of the Luis Buñuel Film Institute.
Has won various grants and awards.
Theatre plays have been collected in two collections

Name: Octavio F. Islas

Lives in: Los Angeles, California

Occupation: Acting Teacher, Actor, Comedian, Crew, Dialect Coach, Dialogue Editor, Director, Dramaturge, Film/theatre Journalist, Filmmaker, Location Manager, Location Scout, Performance Coach, Playwright, Producer, Production Assistant, Production Manager, Researcher, Screenwriter, Script Consultant, Story Analyst, Studio Teacher, Talent Scout, Theatre Director, Translator, Transportation Coordinator and Voice Actor


  • Cesar Chavez

    Cesar Chavez (2014)
    Film by Diego Luna (Biography) Miscellaneous Crew Chronicling the birth of a modern American movement, Cesar Chavez tells the story of the famed civil rights leader and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers. Passionate but soft-spoken, Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle to bring dignity to people. Chavez inspired millions of Americans from all walks of life who never worked on a farm to fight for social justice. His triumphant journey is a remarkable testament to the power of one individual's ability to change the world. Written by Pantelion Films

  • Tales of Provencia

    Tales of Provencia (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Actor

  • Regina

    Regina (2012)
    Film by Javier Ávila (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Regina is a 17 year old, who hasn't been seen for the past two years. She has been living outside as her father Antonio's pet. Cecilia, Regina's mother, a blind and depressed woman lives locked inside their house. In four days Regina turns 18 and as a gift, her father will let her free. Written by Anonymous

  • Katy La Super Hello

    Katy La Super Hello (2012)
    Television (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew, Actor

  • Yo amo Zombie

    Yo amo Zombie (2012)
    Television (Comedy) Producer

  • Shinboru

    Shinboru (2009)
    Film by Hitoshi Matsumoto (Comedy and Fantasy) Actor A man wakes up alone in a brightly illuminated white room with no windows or doors. When he presses a mysteriously phallic protuberance that appears on one wall, a pink toothbrush materializes from nowhere, clattering to the floor and setting in motion a genuinely bizarre chain of events. Soon the imprisoned man is engaged in absurd and hilarious attempts to escape the gleaming room, releasing random objects from the walls, creating a life sized mouse trap game in which a rope, a toilet plunger and an earthenware jug full of sushi might just be the keys to his escape. Meanwhile, in a dusty town, a green masked Mexican wrestler known as Escargot Man prepares for an important match. His family gathers around him, worried about his seeming impassivity before battle. Written by Anonymous

  • Ixpanea

    Ixpanea (2009)
    Television (Comedy) Actor

  • Death in the Garden Interviews

    Death in the Garden Interviews (2009)
    Video by Oscar Arce (Documentary) Producer

  • Jumper

    Jumper (2008)
    Film by Doug Liman (Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew David Rice is a high school student in Ann Arbor, abandoned by his mother at five, living with his callous, alcoholic father, enamored with Millie, a fellow student, and picked on by at least one classmate. On a winter's day, while about to drown, he discovers he can transport himself instantaneously to anyplace on earth. He runs away from home, goes to New York City, robs a bank vault, and comes to the attention of a shadowy group of government hunters. Eight years later, the hunters, led by the murderous Roland, get a fix on David. He heads home, searches out Millie, invites her to travel with him, and only later realizes that Roland and his crew are seriously deadly. Is everyone close to David in danger? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • Nel!

    Nel! (2008)
    Television (Comedy) Producer, Writer

  • Resident Evil: Extinction

    Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)
    Film by Russell Mulcahy (Action, Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew Years after the Raccoon City disaster, Alice is on her own; aware that she has become a liability and could endanger those around her, she is struggling to survive and bring down the Umbrella Corporation led by the sinister Albert Wesker and head researcher Dr. Isaacs. Meanwhile, traveling through the Nevada Desert and the ruins of Las Vegas, Carlos Olivera, L.J., and new survivors K-Mart, Claire Redfield, and Nurse Betty must fight to survive extinction against hordes of zombies, killer crows and the most terrifying creatures created as a result of the deadly T-Virus that has killed millions. Written by Akoksum2003

  • DOA: Dead or Alive

    DOA: Dead or Alive (2006)
    Film by Corey Yuen (Action and Adventure) Miscellaneous Crew A number of fighters are invited to DOA, an invitational martial arts contest. They travel to the tournament island by plane, until they have to jump out mid-flight with parachutes, and then have until sundown to reach the main island to be entered into the tournament. Fighters are then pooled against one another in a knock-out style tournament, with the loser of a battle sent home, and the winner progressing to the subsequent round. The plot revolves around four female fighters who begin as rivals, but subsequently find themselves teaming up against another force. Written by Wikipedia

  • A Slice of Buñuel

    A Slice of Buñuel (2004)
    Film (short) by Oscar Arce (Documentary) Producer

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