Summary

I'm a former Colombian Filmmaker that is living in LA, I graduated from film school a couple of years ago and decided to leave my production team behind to see what it's like to combine skills from South America filmmaking with North American Techniques, I was mostly based on DIY filmmaking for poor communities or starters since filmmaking can be a fun career for many people and it inspires people to tell stories.

Credits

10/16 – 10/16

Still Photographer Murder She Wrote

Brian Puspos — Music Video — Corwag entertainment Details
10/16 – 10/16

Simply take still photos of the behind the scenes on set! Amazing crew.

11/15 – 11/15

Executive Producer Hunting Season

Electric Sasquatch — Music Video — One Level Up Studios Details
11/15 – 11/15

I was in charge of both Executive and In Line production, taking care of how the money is spent, always on the clock looking over the AD and Director to see if they were on time with the schedule.

8/15 – 8/15

Producer (executive producer) El Fin De La Dictadura

Film (Short) — Quevil Films Details
8/15 – 8/15

I was in charge of the production aspect of the film

2/15 – 8/15

First Assistant Camera – La Rebaja (TeamWork)

Commercial/Ad — Team Work & RWM studios Details
2/15 – 8/15

I was in charge of renting out my own equipment and being camera/assistant camera man for the commercials shared in my profile this being said I was AC for several commercials of la rebaja produced by Team Work and RWM studios. They are posted in my profile.

4/15 – 4/15

Director Sami

Film (Short) — One Level Up Studios Details
4/15 – 4/15

I was in charge of directing and producing a ultra low budget film about a stray Dog that is put in a truck by his original owner ( a sick bum) and found by a worker that ends up adopting him. It's in spanish, filmed in Cali, Colombia.

12/14 – 12/14

Director Demoniaca

Film (Short) — One Level Up Studios Details
12/14 – 12/14

I was in charge of creating a one minute short horror film with no cuts in less than 30 hours.

11/14 – 11/14

Co-Producer Avril

Film (Short) — One Level Up Studios and Kromaphono Details
11/14 – 11/14

We participated in the 48 hour film project and we won best film, best art best sound and best cinematography taking us further in the competition we also won best Editing overall and our film was taken to the short films corner in Cannes Film Festival, I was in charge of producing both general and in line.

10/14 – 10/14

Editor (Final Cut Pro 7) Looner

Film (Short) — One Level Up Studios Details
10/14 – 10/14

I was not only the DP/Producer of the film, I was in charge of editing the film.

Media

  • "Sami" Cortometraje dirigido por Sebastian Ruiz (spanish only)

  • DEMONIACA

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Education

Class of '14

Universidad Autonoma De Occidente

Professional in Film and Digital Communication

My Gear

  • 4x4 gradual ND filters
  • canon 16-35mm lens
  • canon 85mm cine lens
  • gopro hero 4 black
  • ktek boom pole
  • mac pro with 12 core 9tb drives cinema display for editing
  • manfrotto fluidhead tripod
  • multiple gopro accessories
  • pelican case
  • rode ntg-3 microphone
  • senheiser wirless set mic
  • sony a7s
  • zacuto scorpion rig
  • zepellin
  • zoom hn6

Skills

  • Bilingual spanish
  • DIY savvy
  • Quick Learner
  • solving problems in story line when editing