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Viva America!

This half hour to hour, television series features the original comedic characters of actress and comedian, Maria Costa. in the vein of “The Carol Burnett Show”. The series will also feature a supporting cast and celebrity guest stars from the television, film and music industries. Each episode will address different social themes such as race relations, the economy, immigration and everyday life issues. There will be relevant topics to discuss as the subject matter will be driven by what is happening in society and current events. The show will open with Maria giving her edgy and witty point of view on the subject at hand, talking into the camera. Following the intro, she will portray a line up hilarious multi-cultural characters of various political, economic and cultural backgrounds, supported by an all-star cast, who are also dealing with the topic in their quirky own way. In Viva America, Costa brilliantly captures the multicultural voice of today’s America!

  • Rick Najera
    Director
  • Maria Costa
    Writer
  • Francisco Segovia
    Producer
  • Maria Costa
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    COmedy
  • Runtime:
    22 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 1, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    35,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    HD
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16.9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • The Imagen Foundation
    Los Angeles
    United States
    June 12, 2015
    The Detroit Institute of Arts
    Nominated
Director - Rick Najera