New Mexico Film Works - February 18, 2016


Vincent E. McDaniel (aka Vin.E.Mc) was born in Dallas, Texas and grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico. At the age of 12, Vincent directed and starred in his own award-winning instructional breakdance video, which was highly revered in the hip hop community.

Vincent's acting career has taken off in the past few years, having booked supporting television roles on USA Network's In Plain Sight, Starz Channel's Crash and A&E's Longmire. Vincent also had a supporting role in the feature film The Rambler, which premiered to critical acclaim at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Vincent has also been featured as a stunt performer in movies like The Keeper, To Kill an Irish Man, and was Ving Rhames' stunt double in Force of Execution.

Vincent's film& television company, Dream Team Productions, is currently developing scripts for reality shows, TV series and film including the feature film Blackdom which is currently in pre-production.


Alejandro Montoya Marin went to school for marketing and then attended Vancouver Film School in Canada where he specialized in Directing. He later moved to Albuquerque to join the growing film industry. 

The Joneses is a short film originally made for the 48 hour film festival in Albuquerque, NM (2014). Written by Matt Page and Alejandro Montoya Marin. Directed by Alejandro Montoya Marin, "THE JONESES" recently won the 2015 Santa Fe Film Festival Shoot Santa Fe Pilot Project.  Alejandro and 1st AD Kenneth McGlothin are in preproduction and are poised to turn this hilarious short into a pilot!

His narrative work includes: Intrepido (2009), The Princess and the Musician (2013), The Joneses (2014), Low/Fi (2015), and Monday (2016). His films have screened in numerous film festivals including the Cannes Film Festival, Raindance, The Napa Valley Film Festival,Hollyshorts, and many more.

In addition to narrative film, Alejandro also has an intense love for music and has directed many music vídeos. He has directed for Sleigh Bells, Chikita Violenta,Motopony, Grimlin, and Stem Ivory. 

He hopes to one day have one of his projects screen at both the Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals.