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Izzy Ruiz-Calaf was born and raised in the South Bronx. A Harvard University graduate with a degree in Sociology, Izzy concentrated his studies on the image of Latinos in popular culture. He also trained as a dancer and actor, professionally performing in Boston and New York for over a decade. He is co-host and segment producer for Fruta Extraña TV, a bilingual talk show presented on BronxNet, MNN, and QPTV. Most recently, he co-produced the documentary A Broad Way for Saul Goode Entertainment.
Clarisel González is a Bronx-based multimedia journalist and social entrepreneur. She founded Puerto Rico Sun, her grassroots e-magazine project, when she lived in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Today PRSUN Communications is an online media business registered in the Bronx, producing media projects such as Puerto Rico Sun, Bronx Latino, Clarisel’s Photo Place, and the Bronx Entrepreneurs and Business Network. A graduate of Fordham University, Clarisel is a veteran journalist who has served as a reporter and editor for print and online publications.
Director of Photography
Tadeusz Ciesielski was born in Poland and studied cinematography at the famed Leon Schiller Film Academy in Lodz. An award-winning cinematographer, Ted is a pioneer of 80’s underground music videos in Poland. Twenty years ago Ted immigrated to the United States and has distinguished himself as an independent filmmaker and cinematographer.
Andrew David Sotomayor is a music composer, director and lyricist who works in theater and film. His most recent credit is 50 Shades of F****d Up, a theatrical parody of the E.L. James novel 50 Shades of Grey. He scored music for the stage play Bent and for the films Cuba 1961: A Love Story and Timeless. Andrew was Music Director of Cutman: A boxing musical, Erotic Broadway: Vintage Variety, Counting Squares' Woyzeck, Frankie and Debbie: Live at the Martini Lounge, I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, Providence: A Musical Comedy, and Popesical! Winner of the 2014 MAC Award for Best Song.