Erick Castrillon co-founded Scratch & Sniff Pictures, a boutique media collective dedicated to creating high-end multi-cultural narratives. His short film Blast Beat, among several recognitions, was a semi-finalist at the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, and a winner at the Official Latino Film Festival in NYC. His second short, Vámonos, among much important recognition, earned the prestigious Best Theatrical Short Award at the Imagen Awards Ceremony, as well as the NBCU Open Possibilities Social Impact Award. His feature script Blast Beat is currently being developed by Charles King’s Macro. Castrillon was part of the 2017 Fox Writer’s Lab along with his writing partner and long time creative collaborator, Esteban Arango. He’s represented by Carlos Bobadilla of Valor Entertainment and is as well a Latino Lens Incubator Fellow. Castrillon plans to make his directorial debut with Hacienda Paraíso to continue his path writing and directing feature films.

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