Episode 1: Interview with Alex Alvarez
Alex Alvarez is the Founder and CEO of the Gnomon School of Visual Effects, Games and Animation. He is also an artist and animator himself, and has worked on the movies Avatar, Star Trek, Super 8, Green Lantern and Prometheus. Find out more at Gnomon’s website: https://www.gnomon.edu/
Episode 2: Interview with Sergio German
Sergio German is our very own Radio class instructor. Find out more about the background and passions of the man behind the curtain!
Episode 3: Interview with David Flores
David Flores is a founding member of the band Las Cafeteras. Las Cafeteras create a vibrant musical fusion with a unique East LA sound and positive message. Their Afro-Mexican beats, rhythms and rhymes deliver inspiring lyrics that document stories of a community seeking love and justice in the concrete jungle of Los Angeles. Find out more about the band at their website:
Episode 4: Interview with Moctesuma Esparza
Moctesuma Esparza is a Chicano producer, entertainment executive, entrepreneur, community activist and founder of LAAAE. Esparza is well known for his contributions to the movie industry and commitment to creating opportunities for Latinos and Latinas everywhere. He is “an outspoken promoter of Indie and Latino films” and many of his films focus on Chicano themes. He has produced over twenty films and won over 200 awards.
Esparza was a key organizer in the 1960s-era movement for the civil rights and equality of Mexican Americans, Esparza remains committed to public service, donating his time to educational, cultural, and professional organizations, especially those that aim to elevate Latinos in business and media production.