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Save yourself the time from stalking me. Here’s the jist.

I used to be a conceptual artist. I had shows called Straight Gangsta and Blood, Guts and a Stiff Lust. My works were titled 1 minute of Ass, Pirates and Hustlers, Dumb Dick Danglas, Niggas on Flickr, Dog Brains, and Failed Suicides.

I used to write a blog called LA Art Sucks: Vampire Criticism and Dick Bass Stories under a Chinese alter ego, Song Kwai Li.

While I made these works, I worked as a Marketing Strategist for Feed Company, The Viral Factory and Denizen. I made money blowing up branded videos on YouTube.

During this time I also started rapping and eventually produced an album. I performed acapela versions of my songs throughout rambunctious dingy lit bars and cafes across one Berlin winter.

And shortly thereafter wrote a novel that I eventually trashed and replaced with a screenplay that became a film project that I co-produced, co-directed with a friend - just the two of us - shot in over 53 locations and with a cast of 30+ It took us nearly 2 years to finish. It showed me that I can move mountains.

We screened this project at several film festivals including in our hometown, at the LA FILM FESTIVAL 2017.

I got married the same year and close friends who’ve known me for years still say I’m a mystery to them. I’m forever personal yet enigmatic. I control my narrative.

I seem to be good at what I do because clients want to continuously work with me. I’m not a genius nor that talented. I have a work ethic breed from my immigrant parents - the hardest and kindest people I’v ever meet.

On set I try to lead by example. I move very fast. I lookout for crews and stand up for those undervalued. I don’t have an issue with confrontation.

During a conversation over dinner, my client told me I was the most complicated person they’d ever known - more complicated than themselves. I took it as compliment.

I like working with people that work equally hard; people I can learn from. If you don’t work hard and want to hire me, I’m glad to do both of our jobs - I’ll just ask to be paid the rate of 2 people.

I am a director, cinematographer and editor, born in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, once illegal but now an American as any other. I’ve been living in Echo Park for 13 years. Help me get out.

REACH ME HERE