Watch "Apart".

"Apart", a new short film created by the Cortez family while sheltering-in-place during the COVID-19 pandemic, is available for viewing.

The film deals with human connection during crisis, and finding a way to endure.

We sought to uplift viewers in this difficult time, with this short story. Enjoy and stay safe.

“The Lost” begins screening virtually!

"The Lost" is a new horror film from Vincent Cortez about trying to find hope in the aftermath of a zombie apocalypse.


The film just finished special, week-long online screenings with the Watsonville Film Festival and BraveMaker Film Fest, culminating with virtual Q&A sessions. We will be announcing more online screening dates soon!

"Collisions" - Congrats to Izabella Alvarez!

Izabella Alvarez, our incredible lead actress in "Collisions", won an Imagen Award for her portrayal of Itan, a yougn Latina trying to stop her mother from getting deported.

The film, which is the feature debut of director Richard Levien, is produced by Vincent Cortez, and stars: Izabella Alvarez, Jason Garcia, Jesse Garcia (Dusk Till Dawn The Series), and

Ana de la Reguera (Narcos, Nacho Libre).

After an incredible festival run, winning several awards, the film premiered on Fuse. To watch the movie, click HERE

"Dad" available on PBS!

"Dad", our intimate look at the bond between daughter and father, is through PBS’s various digital platforms (Youtube, Roku, Apple TV, etc).


We are honored and excited to have this opportunity. Please like and vote for us!


“Life Beyond” participated in the Latino Media Market

“Life Beyond”, a new post-apocalyptic feature film project by Vincent Cortez, was presented to various interested companies and organizations at the 2016 Latino Media Market (NALIP), including Blumhouse and the Sundance Institute.


This blend of sci-fi, horror and fantasy, which looks at the bond between a mother and daughter as they are both tested by the depths of despair, was well received and we look forward to continuing to build the project.

Catch "Darkness of Night" on Robert Rodriguez's El Rey Network!

"Darkness of Night" was selected to air exclusively on Robert Rodriguez’s El Rey Network, throughout the nation, beginning Oct. of 2015.


Check out the trailer. The film is also now available online, HERE.

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