Ricardo Islas

Ricardo Islas

Alpha Studios
Director and Producer

Chicago, Illinois

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June 2015
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About Ricardo

Credits

  • El Que No Corre, Vuela

    El Que No Corre, Vuela (2018)
    Film (Comedy) Director "Run Fast Or Fly High" brings back slapstick comedy to the 21st Century. Fasten your seat belts.

  • Black Privilege

    Black Privilege (2017)
    Film (Family) Editor Add a Plot »

  • Todo o Nada

    Todo o Nada (2016)
    Film (Comedy) Producer Debido a la crisis miles de obreros se encuentran desempleados en la ciudad de los vientos Chicago. Desesperado y encarando muchas deudas incluyendo la posible perdida de su casa, Willy decide reclutar a un grupo de amigos para poner un show de strippers y asi reunir el dinero necesario. Pero para asegurar que esto sea todo un exito deben quitarselo - todo o nada!

  • Bailiwick

    Bailiwick (2015)
    Film by Tonia L. Carrier (Mystery) Actor

  • The Sacrifice

    The Sacrifice (2015)
    Film by Ricardo Islas (Horror) Director, Writer, Producer, Editor

  • Bachelors Grove

    Bachelors Grove (2014)
    Film by Ricardo Islas (Horror) Director, Writer, Producer A series of bizarre murders terrorize the peaceful community of Bachelors Grove. Friendly citizens suddenly turning against their own families. What's causing such aberrant behavior? Who's next? The key to solve the mystery and stop these horrible crimes might be in something that happened at Bachelors Grove Cemetery decades ago... Or maybe in something that didn't happen? Written by Ricardo Islas

  • Musicology: Live from the Old Town School of Folk Music

    Musicology: Live from the Old Town School of Folk Music (2013)
    Television (Music) Producer Musicology is a new, 12-part world music series featuring artists with diverse cultural & musical backgrounds. Each episode features 45 minutes of live performance, integrated with 10-15 minutes of documentary style interviews exploring the rich history of the artists, their music and their heritage. Written by Mina Adibpour

  • Black Market

    Black Market (2012)
    Film (short) by Wendell Etherly (Drama) Cinematographer One random morning changes the life of a mother when her past resurfaces.

  • The Hauntings of Chicago

    The Hauntings of Chicago (2011)
    TV Movie by Ricardo Islas (History) Director

  • Frankenstein: Day of the Beast

    Frankenstein: Day of the Beast (2011)
    Film by Ricardo Islas (Horror) Director, Editor, Cinematographer In a foggy winter morning, a raft brings a priest to an isolated island. He is getting paid to perform a wedding ritual under very mysterious conditions. The groom is Victor Frankenstein, and the young and beautiful bride is his cousin Elizabeth. Seven armed and dangerous mercenary soldiers have been hired to protect her against something huge that hides in the woods, awaiting for that wedding night to be consummated. Victor is the only one who knows the truth about their enemy. His secret will be paid with the life of his private army, whose men will die one by one, as the creature gets closer to his target: the bride. Written by Ricardo Islas

  • Una y otra vez

    Una y otra vez (2010)
    Film by Ricardo Islas (Drama, Family and History) Director, Writer, Editor

  • The CONCERT

    The CONCERT (2010)
    Film (short) by Mark Harris Editor A faithful teenager being raised by his widowed father is faced with making a decision. Will this decision get him the girl of his dreams or damage the relationship with his father, who has not yet gotten over the death of his wife?

  • Pause

    Pause (2010)
    Film (short) by Mark Harris (Drama) Editor, Cinematographer The story of an unfaithful husband whose guilt, betrayal, and deception takes a toll on him. His subconscious mind begins to play tricks on him as a sudden turn of events goes from good to bad.

  • Black Butterfly

    Black Butterfly (2010)
    Film by Mark Harris (Drama) Editor, Cinematographer Black Butterfly is about 16 year old Ariel- a girl with a dream. Making the Women's U.S. Swim Team will change her life. Ariel excitedly begins training when... tragedy strikes. She is brutally raped. Her dreams of swimming, relationships, and life are tossed to and fro as she struggles within the aftermath. Should she tell? Should she hide? Adrenaline and anticipation rise as her coach, family and friends find out about the rape in various ways. Now, what will each do to seek revenge? How will they deal with a rapist who is no stranger to their lives? What draws the line between pain and possibility for Ariel? Written by Honee Earth, LLC.

  • City Science

    City Science (2009)
    Television (Family) Director

  • Zombie Farm

    Zombie Farm (2009)
    Film by Ricardo Islas (Horror) Director, Writer, Actor A voodoo priestess raises a zombie horde to exact her personal revenge.

  • I Used to Love Her

    I Used to Love Her (2008)
    Film by Mark Harris (Drama) Cinematographer Simee Smith, a famous Pop Singer, has lost her way in the music industry. When she falls in love with a regular guy, she feels there may be hope. But sometimes your past comes back to haunt you

  • Community Alert

    Community Alert (2007)
    Film (short) by Alvaro Visiers (Thriller) Director, Editor, Cinematographer

  • Para matar a un asesino

    Para matar a un asesino (2007)
    Video by Ricardo Islas (Thriller) Director, Writer, Editor A retired hit-man emerges from retirement to track down a seemingly unstoppable serial killer. Soon the hit-man, his equally dangerous wife, and their innocent daughter become the vicious psychopath's next target.

  • El día de los muertos

    El día de los muertos (2007)
    Film by Ricardo Islas (Horror and Thriller) Director, Writer, Editor Based on true facts, a gang of suburban kids is sport-killing home-less people just for fun in the streets of Chicago. One day, they decide to try a new excitement, by murdering a young Mexican working girl, assuming there would be no consequences since she was illegal. They were wrong. Written by Anonymous

  • Lockout

    Lockout (2006)
    Film by Ricardo Islas (Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Director, Writer, Editor, Cinematographer LOCKOUT is the story of an American man who gets fired when he fails to adapt to certain changes in the company where he's worked for over ten years. As a result of this, he and his family are forced to move to an old house in rural Wisconsin, where bizarre events will gradually turn their lives into nothing but hell on earth... Written by Ricardo Islas

  • Holla If You Hear Me

    Holla If You Hear Me (2006)
    Film by Mark Harris (Horror) Editor, Cinematographer A film about a group of rappers and R&B singers lured inside a studio and murdered one by one by a killer bent on stealing their music.

  • Barber Shop Jokes

    Barber Shop Jokes (2006)
    Video by Mark Harris (Comedy) Editor, Cinematographer A comedy with four of your most funniest and hungriest comics who perform stand-up inside a real barbershop.

  • Night Fangs

    Night Fangs (2005)
    Film by Ricardo Islas (Horror and Thriller) Director, Writer, Producer, Editor, Actor Two Art Teachers are obsessed with eternal youth. Somehow they manage to get Elizabeth Bathory's diary. Soon, they start to practice bloody rituals that end up unleashing hell on earth.

  • Haciendo el amor brujo

    Haciendo el amor brujo (2002)
    Video by Ricardo Islas (Comedy) Director, Writer Moc-umentary of the making of a horror film and all of the drama that ensues behind the scenes.

  • Amor brujo

    Amor brujo (2000)
    TV Movie by Ricardo Islas Director

  • Headcrusher

    Headcrusher (1999)
    Film by Ricardo Islas (Horror) Director, Writer, Editor, Sound department A mobster kills his cheating girlfriend and her lover and bury the bodies in a wall. Twenty years later, construction workers disturb the area and the horrible secret is discovered. The mobster and his men are marked for death, as someone (or something) is getting revenge! Written by jjturley@hotmail.com

  • Mala sangre

    Mala sangre (1995)
    Video by Ricardo Islas (Horror) Director, Writer, Actor

  • Plenilunio

    Plenilunio (1993)
    Film by Ricardo Islas (Horror) Director, Writer, Actor

  • La trampa

    La trampa (1992)
    Film by Ricardo Islas Director

  • Rumbo a la oscuridad

    Rumbo a la oscuridad (1992)
    Film by Ricardo Islas Director, Writer, Actor

  • Las cenizas de Crowley

    Las cenizas de Crowley (1990)
    Film by Ricardo Islas Director, Writer, Actor

  • Almohadón de plumas

    Almohadón de plumas (1988)
    Film by Ricardo Islas (Horror) Director, Writer, Actor

  • Crowley

    Crowley (1987)
    Film by Ricardo Islas (Horror) Director, Actor

  • Posesión

    Posesión (1986)
    Film by Ricardo Islas Director, Writer, Actor

  • Sister of the Wolf

    Sister of the Wolf
    Film (Crime, Horror and Thriller) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Without Ruth

    Without Ruth
    Film (Thriller) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Nothing Like Thanksgiving

    Nothing Like Thanksgiving
    Film (Comedy) Cinematographer Having cancer and six months to live, sends Clayton Rockwell (William L. Johnson) a successful businessman, devoted husband and father on a journey to do the unthinkable. Clayton finds a replacement Wesley Madison (Richard Gallion) and grooms him to exactness to take over his business and family all the while Kenneth Swain (Darrin Henson) is working to take over his company. Written by Road2Freedom Productions

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