Miguel Angel Caballero

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Miguel Angel Caballero, is co-founder of Cabaldana Alchemy, a company whose mission is to develop and produce working-class U.S. Latine stories from an LGBTQ perspective. He's the son of Mexican immigrant farm workers and an award-winning Queer Mexican-American/Chicano writer, director, producer.  He received his bachelor's degree from the school of Theater, Film & Television at UCLA.  His latest short film, 'Acuitzeramo,' premiered at the Morelia International Film Festival and won 20 awards internationally, including 'Best Short' at the Imagen Awards, and 'Best LGBTQ Short' at the American Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival.  His previous 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 produced the feature film 'Cry Now,' which featured actress Lupe Ontiveros in her final role.  Miguel Angel co-wrote and produced the PSA 'Know Your Rights' for the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA).  Miguel Angel was selected to take part in the 2022 inaugural Academy (Oscars) Accelerator Program.  He is an Outfest Screenwriting Lab Fellow and recipient of the Warner Bros. Discovery 150 Artist Grant.