Jo Henriquez is an Aruban-born Producer, based in Los Angeles. He has produced projects ranging from Features and Digital Series to Short Form content, and even Live Events, in New York, Los Angeles and abroad. His films have been Nominated for an Academy Award, and gone to festivals such as Tribeca Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival, AFI Fest, Las Vegas Film Festival and Dances with Films amongst many others. His films include ¡HE MATADO A MI MARIDO!, PRISM, KNUCKLEHEAD, and he also served as Line Producer, Production Manager or Production Coordinator on projects such as DISMISSED for Boulderlight Pictures, TENURED for Fox Digital Studio, as well as international features, such as PAPA for China Film Group, and the Dutch blockbuster Alles is Familie. Besides film productions, Jo has produced live events such as concerts, red carpets, and on his spare time he has designed the Filmmaking Workshop and is an educator for the youth summer camp Art Rules Aruba, and is the founder of http://www.filmmakersproductionbible.com . Jo has an MFA from the American Film Institute, and a BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Name: Jo Henriquez
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Film (Drama) Producer An idealistic, straight-edge teacher is drawn down a horrid rabbit hole by an honors student who's willing to do anything for an A.
Film (Thriller) Producer An internet-dating playboy's life spirals out of control after meeting a woman online.
Luo shan ji dao dan ji hua
Film (Comedy, Drama and Family) Production manager Papa NR, 1 hr 46 min A bumbling Chinese talent manager, Huang, travels to L.A. to retrieve his singer who fled to elope mid-tour. Instead of retrieving his singer, his futile attempts land him an arranged marriage, five adopted kids and an angry boss demanding his investment back. Written by Ashlyn Henson
Television (Comedy and Sci-Fi) Producer In the year 2059, beauty queen Victoria Young is tired of living in the shadow of her sister, a world famous military hero. But when Victoria is mistakenly beamed into space in her sister's place, she finds herself representing Earth in a deadly galactic tournament with the fate of our world hanging in the balance. Written by New Form Digital
Film (Comedy) Production manager It's dark times for Ethan Collins, a severely depressed, foul-mouthed elementary school teacher whose wife's recent infidelity and departure have left him questioning everything in his life.
Film (Short, Drama and Family) Miscellaneous Crew Sammy is a transgender child. She was born a boy but is living in stealth as a girl with the support of her mother and a doctor. At her new school, Sammy finds the friends she has always dreamed of having and tells them her secret in confidence. When the threat of a betrayal arises, Sammy must decide whether to run or to live as her whole self.
Film (Short, Drama and War) Producer Inspired by a true story, an Afghan-American woman on the heels of a divorce joins the US Military as an interpreter. On her first day of deployment in Afghanistan, her unit searches out the remote house of a bomb-maker. When the bomb-maker's pregnant wife goes into labor, the interpreter must go beyond the call of duty to deliver her breech child.
Film (Comedy, Drama and Family) Producer When his brother disappears, mentally disabled Langston Bellows (Gbenga Akinnagbe) is left without a protector in Brooklyn's housing projects. Now under the control of his abusive mother (Alfre Woodard) Langston must take his future into his own hands. He sets out to find the one doctor he believes can cure him, a celebrity magazine columnist who touts questionable prescription drug cocktails. If Langston can become "mentally excellent", it will mean moving into an apartment of his own with his girlfriend, who may herself be a creation of his wishful thinking. Landing in the unscrupulous world of pharmaceutical marketing, the search for his mysterious doctor and hero leads to some unwanted discoveries. Langston strives for independence from his prior life; from his mother, from his neighborhood and from his fractured mind - while all around him people are not who they seem. Written by Mike White
Film (Drama, Family and Mystery) Producer Bryan is thrust back into his estranged father's life, fifteen years after he mysteriously disappeared. After learning that his father is suffering from amnesia, Bryan sets off on journey to piece together his fragmented past. But the more Bryan learns, the further he gets from the truth. Written by Anonymous
You Can Play
Film (Short, Drama and Sport) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director All eyes are on Brandon, the all-star quarterback of the Demons high school football team, as they get ready to play their first-ever state championship game. With the game looming, Brandon must grapple with his professional ambitions of a college football future and his fear of losing his childhood and best friend James. On the night before the game he must decide whether he wants to live as what he is - or who he is.
Film (Short, Drama, Family and Western) Producer With the hot sun overhead and red rock underfoot, Lizard king is a tender yet unsettling Western that finds a powerful moment between a brother and a sister in the deserts of Southern Utah.
Film (Short and Drama) Producer A New Yorker in the twilight of his life hunts for a job in the city - from interview to interview he fights to find his place.
Film (Short, Action, Drama and Sport) Producer Wyatt Star, a down and out motorcycle riderfaces his past mistakes to become once more the legend he once was.
Film (Short) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Alex Just got accepted to Stanford University. Alex calls her cousin Lucy for a night of stress free fun that turns tragic.
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Film (Short and Drama) Producer A rich man and a poor man meet in a hospital hallway, where they are both being treated for the same form of cancer. The rich man -- whom has had the means to all the health-care in the world -- will live; the poor man will not. For five minutes, these two gentlemen become equals for the very first (and last) time. Written by Anonymous
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The Exit Room
Film (Short, Drama, Sci-Fi and War) Producer In a future America, citizens have finally remembered that the reason they are allowed to bear arms is to be able to take them up against those that would seek to oppress them or rob them of their liberty. As a result mass uprisings have begun and the Government has responded in kind. Any sort of rebellion, whether it be with arms or information, is struck down and it is one such striking that we see as we join a journalist held in prison, tortured and ultimately being processed for state execution. Written by bob the moo
Alles is familie
Film (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director All the members of the De Roover family have ended up at a point of no return in their lives where crucial choices have to be made. Winnie wants a child. Her husband Rutmer wants to get in touch with his feelings. His brother Charlie doesn't want any responsibilities. Their brother-in-law Dick wants his deceased wife back. Head of the family Arend wants to be happy. Mother Jeannette wants somebody to want her. Written by Topkapi Films
Film (Short, Adventure and Comedy) Producer Two working-class teenagers from Bayonne, New Jersey attempt to steal an unpublished short story by author J. D. Salinger from the Princeton University library. Along the way they discover underground passageways, secret societies, hidden tunnels and the true value of art. Written by Anonymous
Maybe She Dies Like This...
Film (Short, Action, Crime and Mystery) Producer On an unbearably sunlit Sunday morning, Johnny-a man who never saw meaning in life, only chaos, only absurdity-decides to rob a church, where he meets Judy. They immediately consume each other. A love based on laughing destruction. When Johnny sends Judy to rob a bunch of drug dealers with a suitcase full of party favors, the deal goes tart and Judy ends up dead. Johnny, crushed, tries to commit suicide, but when he's unable to do so, he decides to visit the site of his lover's death, if only to undergo a similar fate. Written by Jo Henriquez
Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Family) Producer When a recent graduate loses his job, he is forced to return home only to get stuck spending the day with his outspoken 7 year old brother and 9 year old selectively mute sister.
Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Producer After a woman walks out of their lives, a father and son bond over the sale of a used car. And not just any car... See full synopsis »
Film (Short, Comedy, Crime and Drama) Producer Every Sunday, four buddies meet up to play a game of dominoes, each one knowing a secret about another. On this particular Sunday, as we go through the minds of each character, each secret is unveiled.
American Film Institute Conservatory (Los Angeles, CA)
New York University (New York, NY)