I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you, except yourself - Rita Mae Brown
Company
Waterlight Films
    Talent Manager
    Inclusion Management
      Emil Gallardo is an award-winning Mexican-American writer/director from Los Angeles. In 2020, he was selected by HBO to their Directing Fellowship and later won Panavision's Future Filmmaker award. With all of his work, Emil strives to tell unforgettable stories that stand out for their authenticity and willingness to confront uncomfortable truths. His latest film, 1, 2, 3, All Eyes On Me is no exception.
      1, 2, 3, All Eyes On Me won the Grand Prix Best Film award at HollyShorts, won a Jury Award at the Austin Film festival and was an official selection of two other Academy Award qualifying film festivals. It won Best Short at the NY Latino Film Festival and was nominated for a John Singleton Impact Award. In 2019 the screenplay was a Semi-Finalist in Slamdance’s screenwriting contest.
      Won Best Narrative Short
      1, 2, 3, All Eyes On Me
      Magnolia Independent Film Festival
      Starkville, Mississippi
      Won Best Narrative Short
      1, 2, 3, All Eyes On Me
      Filmocracy Film Festival
      Los Angeles, CA
      Won Best Actress (Farelle Walker)
      1, 2, 3, All Eyes On Me
      CineOdyssey Film Festival
      Charlotte, North Carolina
      Won Audience Award for Best Short
      1, 2, 3, All Eyes On Me
      Pittsburgh Shorts
      Pittsburgh, PA
      Won Best Dramatic Short
      1, 2, 3, All Eyes On Me
      Key West Film Festival
      Key West, FL
      Won Best Drama Short
      1, 2, 3, All Eyes On Me
      Cordillera Film Festival
      Reno, NV
      Won Best Short & Best Actress
      1, 2, 3, All Eyes On Me
      Queen Palm International Film Festival
      Palm Springs, CA
      Won Audience Choice
      1, 2, 3, All Eyes On Me
      Salute Your Shorts Film Festival
      Los Angeles, CA
      Won Best of Fest, Won Best Performance (Farelle Walker)
      1, 2, 3, All Eyes On Me
      Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival
      Los Angeles, CA
      Won Best of Fest
      1, 2, 3, All Eyes On Me
      Official Latino Film Festival
      Palm Desert, CA
      Won Best Actress (Farelle Walker), Won Best Short
      1, 2, 3, All Eyes On Me
      Pasadena International Film Festival
      Pasadena, CA
      Won Best Short
      1, 2, 3, All Eyes On Me
      New York Latino Film Festival
      New York, NY
      Jury Award Winner
      1, 2, 3, All Eyes On Me
      Austin Film Festival
      Austin, TX
      Won the Grand Prix Award
      1, 2, 3, All Eyes On Me
      HollyShorts Film Festival
      Los Angeles, CA
      Hometown
      Los Angeles
      Ethnicity
      Mexican American
      "Speak your truth, even if your voice shakes." - Ruth H. Hopkins
      I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you, except yourself - Rita Mae Brown
      Company
      Waterlight Films
        Talent Manager
        Inclusion Management