Meet our MLC Core Team
President / Pre-selections / Public Relations / Marketing / MLC Gala Host
Experienced multi-award winning artist (imdb.me/freddymoyano) who calls Wisconsin his home for over two decades. Renowned voice over published author/editor, motion picture producer and videographer --the latter focused in wildlife documentary productions. Full time entrepreneur since 2016, running MLC Productions (video production), which is part of Moyano Lingua Consulting and Productions, LLC a global English / Spanish consulting firm also managed by Freddy, offering translation, text localization, audiobook production, audio mastering and VO recording.
Ann Myrna has years of acting experience in the Chicago area, working in TV, film, commercials, industrial and web projects, as well as theater. She began acting in high school, spent the majority of her career in Information Technology, and has returned to acting to get more creativity back into her life. She'd love to hear more about your next project!
Know more about Ann on AnnMyrna.com
Patrick Nicopolis is an actor, producer and artist based in Ohio with years of experience in the industry (Ausar Films). He has a great vision to spot talent and quality productions. His warm demeanor, always willing to help, added to his passion for special effects, make him a great asset to the team.
Lazaro Magdariaga (Illinois, USA) brings to our MLC table amazing traveling knowledge and latino flavor. His videography skills are top notch, focusing on music videos fused with culture and diversity. He is passionate about Cuba, esa buena comida, Colombia (esas papitas con chicharrón on occassion), Puerto Rico, Colorado, buena compañía, sports and hanging out with his buena gente wherever he goes. His energy is huge for our team!
Raised in Marvell, Arkansas, a town in the Mississippi Delta Region, LaTrena attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. There she obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and a Masters of Education in Learning Systems Technology. LaTrena has shown great skill and technique in creating engaging dialogues in her work, such as The Eyes of Perfection. Reading her books is like watching a thriller movie and being part of the scene. She is also a script writer for shorts. LaTrena is a great asset to have in our team of MLC panelists.
Best of the Cold Gala
MAY 1, 2021
VENUE: Get Reel De Pere Cinema
1. Opening Speech + Concessions Orders
Scarlet Curve will open with 1-hour music concert inside De Pere Cinema
A few shorts from our Fall and Winter Windows
Scene Awards Screenings (our sister fest) ... screening of best scenes with live audience voting
10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Open Mic Discussion with Filmmakers and Live Audience
1:00 - 3:30 pm
Red Carpet + Awards Event
Gala Pricing and Etiquette
Our Gala Prices are a standard $28/admission for the 2 day event. More info here. We will have plenty of safety aspects in place for our upcoming May 1-2 event. Please bring a mask. Respect social distancing. Let's make it a memorable 2-day gala to celebrate filmmakers, actors, crew members for their creative work.
We host 2 drive-in Galas yearly. Next ones are in May 2021 and in September 2021. Our Best of the Cold May Gala will award global winners out of our Fall+Winter Windows. Our September 'Best of the Warm' 2021 Gala will do the same with Spring+Summer entrants who won in their windows.
Our favorite alternative rock band, Scarlet Curve, are our Official Gala Openers with one hour of great music. Here's a demo of their work =
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