Eugene Michael Santiago is a poly-lingual writer, actor, director & theater-artist. Eugene's tennis short film, "Negrón (A Tennis Short)" is currently on festival run, and was nominated Best-Narrative-Short at Napa Valley Film Festival '17. He, along with his brother Christopher are honored to have the LA Premiere be a part of NALIP Latino Media Fest 2018.

Originally from New York City, Eugene is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and the Steinhardt School of Education. Eugene attended University Legon, and Asheshi University (Ghana) studying traditional folktales and their fundamental importance in administering traditional medicine, alongside shamans and doctors. He continued his work abroad in the Ecuadorian Rainforest, writing about the oil crisis threatening the amazon. Subsequent work has lead Eugene to work with subaltern communities in the foothills of the Himalayas-India, and the Chinese SAR of Hong Kong.

Eugene’s pilot for "Tierra Paz," a multi-generational, bilingual western focusing on the history of immigration across the Rio Grande border recently concluded NYU’s Alumni Episodic Lab.

Find out more about Eugene’s work here!