Edgar Pablos
Edgar Pablos comes from the U.S./Mexico borderlands of El Paso, Texas. Born to a Spanish-speaking family, he not only learned to speak English watching American movies but also to assimilate and understand the world through storytelling.
He made his short film directorial debut with his magical realist western, Agua Dulce, which won several awards nationally and internationally, including Jury Prize/Best Short Film at the Ajijic International Film Festival in Mexico, Silver Award at the Houston International Film Festival, and Finalist at the 33rd Annual USA Film Festival in Dallas, Texas. Agua Dulce was the Featured Short Film at the Hispanic Cultural Center Inauguration Ceremonies in Albuquerque, NM, and was an Official Selection at several more U.S. film festivals, including New York, Chicago, Santa Monica and Santa Fe.
With writing and producing partner Judith Cummings, Pablos formed Tribesmen Pictures, a production company where he directs, writes, edits, and produces in multiple formats including: documentaries, commercials, PSAs, and educational programming. Clients include: Time Warner Cable, USC Latino Alumni Association, Charming Asia Tours, SABEResPODER, TELACU, California State University, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, AECOM, and MALDEF, the nation’s leading Latino civil rights organization.
Life & Work with Edgar Pablos
Interview with Edgar Pablos for VoyageLA.
Today we’d like to introduce you to Edgar Pablos. Hi Edgar, we’re thrilled to have a chance to learn your story today. So, before we get into specifics, maybe you can briefly walk us through how you got to where you are today? – How I got where I am today? I blame Richard Donner. It started in a movie theater in El Paso, Texas, sometime in early January of 1979. I was about to turn six and I was invited by Robby Sunderland to see the movie SUPERMAN.
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Angel Lady and Edgars Vision
Edgar Pablos Remembers Joe Dante
Edgar – Filming in the Land of Enchantment
Edgar – Magical Realism
Entrevista a Edgar Pablos / Angel Lady Movie – Pt. 1 (Español)