Border Patrol

"Border Patrol" is a satirical comedy about a group of Latino Border Patrol agents and the eccentric residents who live in the tiny border town of Aburrida -- where the biggest dangers they face are the problems they create. Written & Created by Ernie Bustamante

  • John Lopez
    Strange Angel (CBS All Access), Seven Seconds (Netflix)
  • Ernie Bustamante
    FLIPPED (Quibi), LIV AND MADDIE (Disney)
  • Tyler Stephenson
    ASTRONOMY CLUB (Netflix), BEEF HOUSE (Adult Swim)
  • Shane Kosakowski
  • Vannessa Vasquez
    Key Cast
    East Los High (Hulu), The Brave (NBC)
  • Greg Roman
    Key Cast
    Modern Family (ABC)
  • Erin Darling
    Key Cast
    Drunk Shopping Network (Nerdist)
  • Vanessa Gonzalez
    Key Cast
    Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents
  • Carlos Santos
    Key Cast
    Gentefied (Netflix), Two Broke Girls (CBS)
  • Project Type:
    Short, Television, Web / New Media
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  • Runtime:
    23 minutes 21 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 21, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - John Lopez

John Lopez (Director) is currently a Supervising Producer on THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH (CBS All Access). An alum of the Sundance Episodic Lab, John has also written for SEVEN SECONDS (Netflix) and STRANGE ANGEL (CBS All Access). His short film PLAN B, starring Randall Park and Rosa Salazar, was a finalist in the NBC Short Cuts Film Festival. He also directed segments for NBC’s Actor’s Showcase and was an Associate Producer on Hossein Amini’s film THE TWO FACES OF JANUARY. John previously collaborated with BORDER PATROL creator, Ernie Bustamante, directing his sketch show, BANNED IN TUCSON -- which sold out two performances at The Comedy Central Stages and was an official selection of the MONTREAL JUST FOR LAUGHS STAND UP & PITCH SHOWCASE.

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