March 29, 2019

Buenas noches mis queridas paltas!

(palta = avocado in bolivia)

I write to you from the couch, where I've spent most of the day. My body gave out on me today forcing me to slow down, and gave me a nice delirious reflection on how great March was to us. Am I am alway...

August 1, 2018

Team Guac!

My gatos has a lot happened since we last checked in! I apologize for the silence, but we've been making you a movie and it's been keeping us kinda busy. But NO EXCUSES.

The highlights:

We shot the movie over 12 days, 9 in a gorgeous house in Temescal, Oakland,...

April 19, 2018

Team Guac! It’s finally happening!

The avocados are finally ripe and we are ready to guacamole! (If you think you’ve heard the last avocado pun for this film, ya wrong son.) We start shooting this movie in exactly 30 days and we are ex.ci.ted.

We’ve got a 12 day shoot sc...

November 2, 2017

So, so happy to reveal Sarah Burkhalter as the last member of our ensemble cast! Please enjoy her guacamole and her impeccable comedic timing. Fun fact: Sarah was the lead in the play I directed my senior year of college that launched me in the direction of cinema. 

Spe...

November 2, 2017

Hi #TeamGuac!

Delighted to finally put Candace Roberts in front of your ojos! She's the talent taking on the character of Jada in Bring me an Avocado.

Candace and I met working at Project Open Hand a few years ago. When I posted a casting call for the role of Jada on soc...

October 1, 2017

Hi team! 

We are officially 100% Funded!!! Wooohoooooguaaauuuuu!!! 

Maria and Bianca here checking in from a hotel cafe, near a cabin in the woods. Update Video right here:

Next benchmark: When we hit 1200, we'll release the guacamole video of the actor playing Jada. We'v...

September 28, 2017

Buenas noches team guac! Yesterday you got us green lit and today you got us to 1000 followers! It's been a good @$$ day. 

Tonight the blog update is replaced with a vlog update: 

And now, without further delay, allow me to introduce our male lead Bernardo Peña! I hope y...

September 27, 2017

Helloooooo Team Guac! 

This morning, everyone on my team reached for their phone to find out that we had reached 80% of funding and received the green light! The best possible way to hit the ground running on day 15 of our campaign. If you are reading this, you are one...

September 21, 2017

Hello Team Guac!

Today is "El Dia de la Primavera" in Bolivia, the first day of spring dedicated to el amor y la amistad, and we are feel. ing. It! So we made you A Mixed Tape.

Not quite a tape of love songs, that playlist includes all the songs that inspired the tone of...

September 21, 2017

Let's start off with a happy Monday and a big THANK YOU. Because of your generosity and efforts, we are now at 100 Backers, 345 Followers and standing at 56% of our goal! And it's still the first week!

We promised it would take 50%of our goal reached to #unloc...

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