Ramón Villa-Hernández

  • Media Arts/Emerging Practices
  • El Paso, TX

Ramón Villa-Hernández has produced and directed short films for web-series Only in El Paso for PBS affiliate KCOS-13. His films explore topics such as immigration, muralismo, identity, and the paranormal. In 2016, he started teaching media production at the University of Texas at El Paso. Arts organization MCAD awarded Ramón Villa-Hernández funds so that he can offer filmmaking workshops in low-income housing communities. In 2018, MCAD awarded his last short film Juana Doe (2019) production funds and the Austin Film Society awarded it post-production funds. Ramon also ran a successful crowdfunding campaign on Seed & Spark for the film, raising over $11K.