Banana Slug Share: Navigating a Hollywood career post UCSC Workshop

Navigating through the entertainment industry may be daunting however, you can do it! Join writer / director Luis Ramón Quintero as he shares his Hollywood tales of working with major studios, Oscar winners and UCSC Alumni.

Luis Ramón Quintero, (Porter, ‘04), a bilingual first-generation Mexican-American writer / director from Pacoima, California, has had his latest short film Mirage featured on Telemundo, NBC, Estrella TV, and KPFK. In 2016, another of his short films, Guiltless, was nominated for an Imagen Award in the Best Theatrical Short category by Norman Lear’s Imagen Foundation. In 2014, Quintero was an NBC Universal Pictures Emerging Writers Fellowship finalist. Most recently, he was a fellow in the 2020 NHMC TV Writers’ Workshop, sponsored by Disney/ABC and NBC.

This alumni presentation is not endorsed or recommended by the University of California.  The University makes no warranty or representation of any kind as to the accuracy or validity of the information presented.  If you are in need of specific advice (for example, health, legal, financial), please seek a professional who is licensed and can provide you with individual advice.

Friday, April 23 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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