Miguel Angel Caballero is the son of Mexican immigrant farm workers and an award-winning Queer Mexican-American/Chicano writer, director, and producer. He received his bachelor’s degree from the School of Theater, Film & Television at UCLA. His latest short film, THE BALLAD OF TITA AND THE MACHINES premiered at the Tribeca Festival in 2023. His short film, ACUITZERAMO, premiered at the Morelia International Film Festival and won 20 awards internationally, including ‘Best LGBTQ Short’ at the American Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival. His film, BROKEN SUNFLOWER HEARTS, was named by Remezcla Magazine as one of the year’s ‘Best Short Films’ by U.S. Latino directors. Miguel Angel is an Outfest Screenwriting Lab Fellow, Film Independent Project Involve Fellow, and the Warner Bros. Discovery 150 Artist Grant recipient. Miguel Angel was selected to take part in the 2022 inaugural Academy Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Accelerator Program. He is the co-founder of Cabaldana Alchemy, an independent production company whose mission is to develop and produce working-class U.S. Latine stories from an LGBTQ perspective.

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