Andres Torres-Vives is an award-winning filmmaker whose films have played at multiple U.S. and international festivals. Along with being a J. William Fulbright and Jacob K. Javits Scholar, Andres has received awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council, the MPAA, the Jack Nicholson Directing Award, and multiple awards from the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts. He has aired work for the BBC, PRI, and KCET Los Angeles. Andres is a UCLA Film and Television Directing MFA, a Film Independent: Project Involve fellow, and a full-time film professor at The Herberger Insitute for Design and the Arts and the School of Transborder Studies at Arizona State Universiity (ASU).