Hey, I'm Victor Hugo!

Oakland, California

I enjoy making engaging and thought provoking content.

 

My short films are positive reflections of the working class communities in which I was raised.

 

Working on the next short film and developing a feature length screenplay.

My Projects

My Films

Two young boys run amok until they witness a robbery that challenges their friendship.

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Elotes

2011

 • Film Short

by Victor Hugo Duran

A boy and his working class mother face separate but entwined struggles to survive in South LA.

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Botiando

2007

 • Film Short

by Victor Hugo Duran

Two boys on a 4th of July mission: get their hands on illegal fireworks to impress girls in their LA neighborhood.

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Fireworks

2012

 • Film Short

by Victor Hugo Duran

Projects I'm Supporting

¡Come! short film

Lakeland, Florida Film Short
Drama, Teen

Set in Florida, a 12 year old Puerto Rican girl’s perspective on her culture changes when she brings a popular dessert dish, Arroz con Leche

117%

This project got the green light!

PLEASE HOLD

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Sci-Fi

In the near future, a young Latino man is thrust into a fully automated and privatized jail after he is arrested by mistake.

102%

This project got the green light!

Nice Tan

San Francisco, California Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

Nice Tan is a WOC / QPOC-led sketch comedy series that tackles life and identity in a world that's not as woke as it wants to be.

107%

This project got the green light!

Don't Ever Let Go

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Animation, Drama

Mia and her brother Alex find a powerful stone that thrusts them into different paths while bringing them closer then they've ever been.

95%

This project got the green light!

Endless Light

Fairbanks, Alaska Film Feature
Drama, Sci-Fi

Returning home, a bipolar woman attempts to decipher her brother's suicide through occult intervention with Alaska's wilderness.

101%

This project got the green light!

White Crow

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Mystery, Thriller

A sickly young woman's life unravels when she receives a heart transplant and begins to take on her donor's personality traits.

89%

This project got the green light!

Oniphron

Portland, Oregon Film Feature
Drama, Fantasy

A tale about a homeless immortal woman taken in by a Portlander.

85%

This project got the green light!

Passion & Progress

Lakeland, Florida Series
Documentary

When people of color set out an ambitious goal to reach their highest potential, only to be faced with societal barriers.

110%

This project got the green light!

The Vth Column

Los Angeles, California Series
Horror, Sci-Fi

Horror/Scifi series. Episode 1. A couple flees from a stranger, who refused to let them out of his car, after hitching a ride.

102%

This project got the green light!

Pozole

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Drama

Maia prolly killed her Nana.

112%

This project got the green light!

Little Evil Bookshop

Seattle, Washington Film Feature
Comedy, Satire

When the world's most powerful occult leader visits a modest mystic bookshop, its owner must impress him at all costs.

83%

This project got the green light!

Stormie

Santa Maria, California Film Feature
Biography, Drama

An adopted Hispanic teenager looks for his birth family in an attempt to find his place of belonging.

151%

This project got the green light!

A Room Full of Nothing

Austin, Texas Film Feature
Adventure, Romance

In this Swiss Army Man meets Eternal Sunshine adventure an artistic couple's life takes a bizarre turn when they wake up alone in the world.

105%

This project got the green light!

Fantastic Santa Monaco

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Drama, Satire

A film about a group of performance artists who are looking for love, connection and significance in Los Angeles.

80%

This project got the green light!

Pulling Wool

New York City, New York Film Feature
Action, Comedy

A two hander about a platonic best-friendship that culminates in a city wide search for $7,000 to pay off gambling debt and save their lives

92%

This project got the green light!

Clementine

Portland, Oregon Film Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

A heartbroken woman stows away to her estranged lover's lake house where she becomes entangled with a teenage girl.

111%

This project got the green light!

This Side of Summer

San Luis Obispo, California Film Feature
Comedy, Drama

After a botched prom night, Amy and Sierra, the social elites of their high school, endure the day-to-day mundanity of their final summer.

121%

This project got the green light!

Sell Your Body

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Horror

A millennial horror story about dating apps.

139%

This project got the green light!

Kinesthesia

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Shorts Program

Frustrated at her inability to accurately remember a particular time of happiness in her life, Minny sets out to find it again.

141%

This project got the green light!

Eveningstar Cinema

Brunswick, Cumberland County
Film-related Business

Save The Eveningstar Cinema

80%

This project got the green light!

No Le Digas a Nadie (Don't Tell Anyone)

Brooklyn, New York Film Feature
Documentary

An undocumented youth fights for herself, her mother and her community to come out of the shadows.

81%

This project got the green light!

Movies & Shows I Recommend

A short film about women, Puerto Rico, and sexuality...

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Gabi

2012

 • Film Short

by Zoe Salicrup-Junco

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