Bio

In 2008, Luis' short film La Hora Del Te' earned him an

International Filmmaker Award nomination at Sundance. His

short films have been featured in several festivals, including

the Los Angeles International Shorts Film Festival and the

10th Annual International Latino Film Festival in San

Francisco.


In 2011, Luis was asked to direct a spec television pilot

starring Spain's world-renowned singer Paloma San Basilio.

He also co-directed Panasonic's Living in HD's Celebrity

Hook Up webisode starring Mario Lopez.


In 2012, Quintero directed a video for the National Council of the Raza (the NCLR), regarding the Latino’s economical struggles in today’s economy.  The NCLR is the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States.

His newest venture is directing “THE OTHER DOOR”, a pilot starring TV’s Harold Sylvester.

Quintero's mission has been to incorporate minority diversity into mainstream media while giving back to local communities. Towards this end, he served as the Chair for KCETLink’s Hispanic Heritage Committee for four years.  From there Luis went on to become KCETLink’s, the largest independent television station in the country, youngest Community Advisory Board Chair.  In June 2012, KCETLink featured Luis R. Quintero in their monthly magazine, the "KCET Connected," which is sent to 2.3 million subscribers.