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Miguel Alvarez

Austin-based filmmaker Miguel Alvarez has received awards from the Directors’ Guild of America, Panavision’s Emerging Filmmaker program, the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts, the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture, and the Austin Film Society for his narrative and documentary film work. He was selected as a Screenwriting Fellow for the 2013 Latino Screenwriting Project sponsored by Cinefestival and Sundance for his sci-fi feature screenplay, La Perdida. His sci-fi short, Mnemosyne Rising, was licensed by DUST Studios and currently has over a quarter of a million views online. Miguel holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an MFA in Film Production from UT Austin where he continues to teach today.