River Gallo [pronouns he/his] is a GLAAD award-winning Salvadoran-American filmmaker, actor, writer, model and intersex advocate with interACT. His work explores the dynamics of personal and confessionary storytelling, and media's healing abilities through re-envisioning minority narratives. He is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts Experimental Theatre Wing and the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts MFA program. "Ponyboi," his USC thesis which he wrote, co-directed, and acted in, is the first narrative film created by and starring an out intersex person in the history of cinema---produced by Stephen Fry and Emma Thompson. Last year River received the ‘Rising Star Award’ at the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards and was named one of the “Most Exciting Queer People to Follow in 2019” by Out Magazine. He is also the CEO and co-founder of Gaptoof Entertainment, a multi-media production house in Los Angeles.
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