ALEX ARMANDO TORRES
Alex’s first foray into screen writing began as storyist for Sci-fi Fantasy screenplay “Children of Sin”, which placed as a quarter finalist in the Lonestar Screen Writing competition. In addition he was the Executive Producer for sci-fi short thriller: Heroes which was accepted in several festivals and was on Kevin Smith’s View Askew online short film completion and place in one the monthly top five shorts. More recently, Alex, wrote an LGBT dramatic screenplay, Letting Go, which placed as a finalist in the TeaDance Gay & Lesbian Film Festival.
Alex made is directorial debut on horror short, Darker, which has so far been accepted in more than 40 festivals world wide and earned him over ten nominations, seven awards including Best Director and Best Horror Short Awards.
He produced his first feature length film, Nemesis, which has won or placed as a finalist for best screenplay in over 7 different screenplay festivals such as The Oaxaca Film Festival. Nemesis had its WORLD PREMIERE at YoFiFest, Yonkers premier film festival on November 7, 2018 and it's NYC PREMIERE at the Anthology Film Archives April 10, 2019.
Alex also recently wrote, produced and directed a short Horror/Thriller short (The Nothing), along with being the First Ad/Producer on several speculative commercials/PSA's and a short documentary on the LBGTQ perspective of a Street Theatre play regarding the Stonewall Riot of 1969. In addition he is also working on a documentary regarding the intersectionality of the "T" community within the LGBTQ community.
He was born and raised in NYC, child of Puerto Rican parents Virgen Bracero and Armando Torres.
November 2018 - World Premiere
A car wreck allows a fugitive recovery agent's prisoner to escape into the woods where she's forced to pursue the killer, but when the other driver finds her in the wilderness, the hunt becomes complicated and the agent begins to suspect the woman's involvement was not by chance.
A woman must come to terms with her reality in order to escape her bonds.
When a young man identifies someone in a crime, the perpetrator's mysterious guardian begins terrorizing the good samaritan, but the young man ultimately realizes the stranger's revenge is even more sinister than he had imagined.
When a disgruntled young man becomes involved in a mission of vengeance, he learns a perilous lesson about trying to be a hero.
A documentary chronicling the intersectionality of "T" in the LGBTQ community.
Script / Concept
A young man tries to find his own redemption after his love has been betrayed by the two people he cares for the most.