Who is Kevin Rios?



Kevin Rios is a first generation American originally from Miami, Florida (Both his parents immigrated from Cuba in the early 1980’s.) Kevin received a BFA in Film/TV from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts (’15). He has written and directed several short films - most notably MATERNAL, HOME MOVIES, BINGE, and MADE OF SUGAR, which was a Finalist for a Student Academy Award. His films have won a Sundance Institute mentorship and have screened at Outfest Los Angeles, Inside Out: Toronto, Key West Film Festival, Aesthetica Film Festival, and NFFTY, to name a few. Kevin has produced content for the Sundance Institute's Film Forward program in Havana, Cuba and the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.  


Kevin’s currently working on his first feature film and lives in Los Angeles, CA.