FILM & TV
director, screenwriter, actor & producer
BRAVAS (2020) "Youtube Originals"
Creator, Head Writer, Director & Showrunner
Bravas is a drama series inspired by Latin Urban Music which follows three friends, Mila, Roja and Ashley, who are trying to find their place in the world. They learn that to overcome their past and make way for their future, they will need to unite their voices ... whatever the cost. Set in the vibrant streets of Puerto Rico and featuring Latin Music legends and rising new stars, this innovative series also features an original soundtrack.
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Nicky Jam: El ganador (2019)
NICKY JAM: EL GANADOR (2019) "Netflix"
Screenwriter & Actor
Television series based on the life of reggaeton singer Nicky Jam. The series is directed by Jessy Terrero, showrunner, Arí Maniel Cruz and produced by Endemol Shine Boomdog for Telemundo, and Netflix.
The series focuses on the life of Nicky Jam, born in Lawrence, Massachusetts to a Dominican mother and Puerto Rican father. Nicky grew up in an environment tainted by drugs and crime, yet from an early age Nicky became interested in urban music. At the age of nineteen, he formed a musical duo with renowned Puerto Rican artist Daddy Yankee called Los Cangris. This duo was one of the best in the urban genre, however, Nicky's drug abuse led him to lose it all. Nicky moves to Medellin, Colombia, that's where he regains his career, his personal life, rehabilitates and returns to the musical peak.
'Nicky Jam: El ganador' trailer:
Antes que cante eI gaIIo/ Before the rooster crows (2016)
ANTES QUE CANTE EL GALLO/ Before the Rooster Crows (2016) "Amazon Prime"
Screenwriter, producer, actress
The film tells the story of Carmín, who in the middle of becoming a woman, is abandoned by her mother and forced to stay with her grandmother in Barranquitas, a small town in the mountains of the island of Puerto Rico. The arrival of her father, after years in prison, mitigates the discomfort of Carmín who now must learn to live between abandonment and care; between desire and love.
Official Selections and Awards:
Yellow Robin Award, Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam; Bright Future International Film Festival Rotterdam; Best Picture, Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival; UNICEF Award, Bogotá International Film Festival and Best Picture, Puerto Rican Heritage International Film Festival, New York; Best Actor, Rencontres du Cinema Sud Américain de Marseille; Morelia International Film Festival; Panamá International Film Festival.
'Antes que cante el gallo' trailer:
Under my nails (2011)
Under My Nails (2011) "Amazon Prime" & "Vimeo on Demand"
Screenwriter, Producer, Leading Role
This is Solimar's story, a nail technician who lives in New York since she was a child. She becomes obsessed with the violent sexual practices of her new Caribbean neighbors; a Dominican named Roberto and his Haitian wife Perpetue. Solimar, as a voyeurist of their intimate life, one day witnesses a particularly violent encounter.
Official Selections and Awards:
Broadcast by HBO (2013); Best Female Actress, San Juan International Film Festival; Best Individual Performance, Cine Las Américas Film Festival, Austin, Texas; Best Picture, New York International Latino Film Festival (2012).