Official Selection to Sundance 2015
Screenplay by Alberto Ferreras, Carlos Moreno and Diego Torres. Directed by Carlos Moreno. Based on the novel by Andrés Caicedo. Produced by Dínamo Films and Itaca Films.
“The Lessons” – Ongoing Film Project
Written, Directed and Produced by Alberto Ferreras.
The cast of “The Lessons includes a broad group of stage and film actors, including Tony Award nominees Lou Liberatore and Olga Merediz—lead of Jon M. Chu’s upcoming musical film “In The Heights”.
Official Selection to The New York Latino Film Festival 2017
Directed by Alberto Ferreras. Produced by AARP. Photography by Alex Stikich. Production by Trina Bardusco. Editing by Alberto Ferreras.
Winner of the Mosaic Awards, New York Film Festivals Awards, Promax and Mark Awards
Directed by Alberto Ferreras. Produced by HBO. Photography by Henry Adebonojo. Production by Trina Bardusco.
Alberto Ferreras is a writer, filmmaker and creative consultant known for his award winning novel “B as in Beauty”—published in the U.S. Spain, and Italy—, and for “Habla”, a 14-part documentary series created for HBO Latino that has aired from 2003 until 2016. He is one of the creators of “El Perro y el Gato”, a bilingual children’s animated show for HBO Family, and “Madres y Comadres” the first web-novela produced by Kmart for the Hispanic market of the U.S.
Ferreras has directed advertising campaigns for Dish Latino, HBO, Cinemax, MetroPlus, Verizon Wireless, and Walgreens—among many others— and has directed branded content for AARP, P&G, and Time Warner.
He made his debut as a screenwriter with the feature film “Que Viva La Música” official selection to Sundance 2015. His documentary “Cada Paso del Camino” (2017) commissioned by AARP/D Expósito premiered at the NY Latino Film Festival and went wildly viral on Facebook reaching more than 7 million views, and over 9 thousand comments.
He currently working as a content curator for the Smithsonian Latino Center, and he is writing, directing and producing an independent short film series called “The Lessons” which has been presented at The Sedona International Film Festival, NY Latino Film Festival, Havana Film Festival, Outfest, Newfest and NY Shorts.
Ferreras started his career as writer and producer for MTV’s International show with Daisy Fuentes (1991 to 1993), and then became Executive Producer of HBO Creative Services (1993 – 2005) in charge of comercial campaigns, behind-the-scenes specials and short form content creation. As an independent director and producer he worked with Latino Media Works on several HBO specials of the Habla series.
In January 2015 he created his own company: The New Yorkian LLC.
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His work has been featured at the Sundance Film Festival, the Berlinale, Outfest, Newfest, The Sedona International Film Festival, The New York Latino Film Festival and the British Film Institute among others.