Talent Guide

John Estrada

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:Project Involve 2009


John Estrada is an independent producer with nearly eighteen years of studio and production experience. He was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, attended Loyola High School and received his BA from UCLA. Recently, Estrada produced the feature film, GB2525: Barrios of the Future. The film has won audience choice awards from several film festivals, and is seeking distribution with rights available in all territories.

In 2008, Estrada was selected as a FIND Project:Involve Producing Fellow, and produced the Vanity Fair/Banana Republic sponsored short, Anatomie d’une Amitie. Estrada also co-produced the multi-racial horror anthology feature, Fright Club, released direct to video by Maverick Entertainment, and wrote and produced several short films including Space Banda (2001) an all-Latino sci-fi homage to Star Wars, Mel Brooks and the Zucker Brothers, and Angelo (2000) a Latino “Twilight Zone” style thriller. Both films were official selections at the San Diego Latino, Los Angeles Latino International, and Texas Cinesol film festivals.

Estrada is shopping several comedy television pilot specs, and is developing multiple feature film projects.

Estrada is currently Manager of International Film Services for Universal Pictures.

Current Project

UNTITLED TEXAS MARIACHI LOVE STORY (Narrative Feature) - See more at: http://talent.filmindependent.org/filmmakers/john-estrada/#sthash.VBkNHv19.dpuf