Kenneth Castillo - Independent Filmmaker

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Mr. Latino Article-Click on image below for link
















3/15/13
COUNTERPUNCH Review
"There’s something just a little bit more enticing and universally compelling about Castillo’s non-melodramatic interpretation that makes us feel akin to the bipolar Manrique."


12/26/2013
La Guapa Review
"The film intrigues all over the place."



10/13/11
Se Fija Interview


7/20/11
Confession of a Gangster Review
 "It manages to frame a common crime story with characters that are more than just stereotype cut-outs." 
http://filmthreat.com/uncategorized/the-drive-by-chronicles-confession-of-a-gangster/





Interview: Filmmaker Kenneth Castillo talks 'Gangster' for Reel Rasquache Fest












Kenneth is being honored with the Trailblazer Award at this year's Reel Rasquache Film Festival. Click below for more info or visit ReelRasquache.org
Get your tickets to this wonderful event and join us for the closing night screening of COUNTERPUNCH.

May 19 at 7pm









2013 RRAFF Trailblazer Award: KENNETH CASTILLO
This writer/director is doing it his way…we’ll have more on Kenneth soon. In the meantime, check out a teaser of his latest project, “Counterpunch” (Danny Trejo, Steven Bauer, Alvaro Orlando, Oscar Torre, Ivonne Coll, Yeniffer Behrens), which is available on DVD.









Production has begun on"La Guapa"






At one of the many locations throughout
Los Angeles













With the cast and crew of "La Guapa" the latest installment of Drive-by Chronicles








Kenneth was interviewed by Herald De Paris. Click on the link for the interview.


http://www.heralddeparis.com/kenneth-castillo-post-modern-movie-mogul/203448











Look for COUNTERPUNCH at Redbox, Target and Netflix.













COUNTERPUNCH screened at a full house at the Downtown Independent
















 The crowd patiently waiting.













Q & A with cast





















11/11/12

Check out Kenneth today on LatiNation! Channel 9 at 4pm in Los Angeles.



















11/2/12- Cholo Chaplin screened at El Velorio. 1400 people attended the wonderful event for a wonderful cause. Until next year!





































Big News! Lionsgate has picked up Counterpunch. Official release date January 15, 2013.


















9/18/12- DBC 5 coming soon!

Kenneth will be filming the 5th installment of DBC in February 2013. More news to come.




9/13/12-ELAFF 2012

Imagen award winning "A Day at the Theatre" and Imagen nominated "Rusted Chrome" were screened at the East Los Angeles Film Festival presented by TelaSofa. Here's Kenneth receiving an award for  the Best 24 frames in the festival.






Kenneth Castillo and festival director Juan Escobedo













9/1/12- LATV screens DBC

Drive-By chronicles will be coming to a TV near you. Kenneth's Urban Latino feature film trilogy and  crime thriller will be showing on LATV across the country beginning Nov. 1st. Stay tuned for listings.





















7/12- Imagen Awards 2012
Encounters web series and the Episode "Rusted Chrome" were nominated for a 2012 Imagen Award


















Reel Rasquache Film Festival 2012
"Hearts of Men" screened at the Reel Rasquache film festival to a full house. The audience also got a sneak peek at the trailer for Counterpunch.

















Kenneth Castillo and Jose Yenque


















Some of the "Hearts of Men" cast



11/24/11
Kenneth was interviewed by Palacio Magazine and will be the cover story for the month of December

10/13/11
Kenny was interviewed by Se Fija! online magazine. To check out the interview go to the press page


9/27/11
Stay tuned for the red carpet screening of Kenneth Castillo's action thriller "Hearts of Men"


9/20/11
Click on the picture to see the you tube Behind the Scenes of Counterpunch Starring Danny Trejo, Stephen Bauer and Alvaro Orlando
































7/15/11
Kenneth will be shooting "Counterpunch" in just a few short weeks. Stay tuned for behind the scenes pics and release date.


"The Nanny" has been nominated for a 2011 Imagen Award


ENCOUNTERS has been nominated for a 2011 Imagen award. Kenneth filmed 5 episodes in this new groundbreaking series.







The Red Carpet at the Imagen Awards 2011











5/11

Most recent article from Kenneth's old stomping grounds.

for more articles go to the press page!



5/11
Check out this website to see 5 of Kenneth's webisodes in this wonderful series.









5/11
Cholo Chaplin made it to Walmart! Pick up your copy today.