Los Angeles, CA (May 10, 2018) – Moras Productions has announced that Puerto Rican Award-winning director Javier Colón Ríos (Yo soy un Politico and I Am a Director), in collaboration with his wife, director Susana Matos will direct the production company’s newest independent feature film Inside The Circle. Moras Productions will be financing and producing the project based on the original script written by Omar Mora. Spanglish Films, Colón and Matos’s production company, will also co-produce the film.
Inside the Circle starring Mexican actress Stefy García and Puerto Rican actor/writer/producer Omar Mora, is a quirky romantic comedy that tells the story of a girl who believes in relationships and marriage, and who falls for a comic book and superhero-loving man who does not share her same beliefs.
Inside The Circle will be Moras Productions second feature film. His first independent feature film, 30 Days with My Brother (2016), had a national limited theatrical release at AMC Theaters through the AMC Independent program and a limited release at Caribbean Cinemas in Puerto Rico. In addition, Moras Productions is currently producing the Sci-Fi/ Action comic book series The Unearthians and has five scripts in development including the superhero film Becoming Kaon; the first installment in the Master Kaon Superhero Saga. PBS distributed A Busy Mind (2014), the company’s first short film.
“I am excited to be able to work with Javier Colón Ríos and Susana Matos in this new filmmaking journey. Both are amazing directors and I’m a big fan of their work. I can’t wait to see how they will bring this story to life! I’m also looking forward to exploring the characters of Giancarlo and Rocío by working with the great actress Stefy García. This whole process will surely be a fun ride, as audiences will certainly begin to identify themselves with these leading roles! I greatly enjoyed writing the script and love this story very much” said Omar Mora, CEO of Moras Productions.
Omar Mora CEO/Founder of Moras Productions, Inc., actor and writer first turned to a career in medicine, studying in Puerto Rico and Mexico, followed by New York City for his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Saint Vincent’s Hospital. After witnessing the tragedy of September 11, 2001, he pursued acting by enrolling at The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts’ two-year program. Upon completing his medical residency and acting studies he moved to Los Angeles to practice both careers. Since then he has built a solid résumé. In 2012 he also became a writer, resulting in six feature film scripts and in 2013 he wrote his first literary novel: Ancient Explorers: The Lost City of Perú, available on Amazon.
Javier Colón Ríos is the director of several award-winning short films holds a B.A. in Telecommunications from the Sacred Heart University in Puerto Rico and a master’s degree in Film Directing from the American Film Institute in Los Angeles, California. He directed and edited his first feature film I Am a Director, distributed by Sundance, Starz and Canal +. In 2016 he co-wrote, edited,and directed his feature film Yo soy un Político, acquired by HBO.
Susana Matos is a Puerto Rican director graduated from the New York Film Academy in Los Angeles, CA. Upon graduation from the Filmmaking Program, she received a prestigious internship at Marty Katz Productions; one of the production companies behind Titanic and the previous vice-president of Walt Disney Productions. Susana is actively producing and directing in Los Angeles, CA.
Stefy Garcia is a Mexican actress. Her previous work includes Moras Productions first independent film 30 Days with my Brother and several national advertising campaigns. She is currently preparing for her role in Telenovelas in the Park in Los Angeles, CA. Inside The Circle will be Garcia’s first major role in a feature film.
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