Heinz is an eclectic hybrid. His films explore the convergence of cultures in modern day life.
Influenced by his multicultural upbringing, punk music, classic cinema and peculiar friends his work captures diversity. Heinz tells stories of unique characters and of intersection.
Born to a German father and a Salvadoran mother in Berlin his life has been split between Europe, the US and Latin America.
His first devoted creative expression was playing in post-punk bands. With his video camera he started documenting the subcultures of the Central American punk scene.
He transitioned into Graphic Design with a degree in Advertising, graduating with honors. His obsession for film lead him to Spain where he studied Film Directing in Madrid.
Fascinated by the conversation between advertising and film he began directing commercials at a young age. Once the youngest commercials director in El Salvador the scope of his work extends to projects across Latin-American and Europe as well as the general and hispanic markets in the U.S.
College
UCLA
Film Directing
20162018
College
Escuela Superior de Artes y Espectaculos TAI
Film Directing
20062009
Current City
Los Angeles
Hometown
Berlin, Germany
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