Video and film production

Video and film production

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Director / Producer Ernesto Quintero strongly believes in projects of social relevance and utilizes his skill in video and film to advocate positive change. Ernesto's film A Sacred Journey, a documentary on his brother’s fight with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) recieved the Best Film Award at the DOCUTAH International Film Festival. 

In addition to pointing the camera on his brother, Ernesto most recently traveled the world working with Jennifer Lopez (JL) on Dance Again a documentary featuring JL on her first ever world tour. As second unit director, Ernesto got to see the world through his lens, traveling to 40 countries in 4 months. On this same tour Ernesto, directed JL’s ten dancers and came back to produce six episodes of A Step Away, a docu-series for NUVO TV.

Ernesto is prepared to direct, produce, shoot or edit, but most importantly, Ernesto has a knack for story and heart that allows him to capture emotions. Quintero is bringing light to exceptional stories that otherwise are going unnoticed and his work is unmistakably poignant and recognized by many. His awards include the Imagen Award for Outstanding Stage Production for “Veteranos: A legacy of Valor” (2000), a nomination for Outstanding Made-for-TV Documentary Producer for an Alma Award for Warrior of the Court (2007), Imagen Award for the PBS national television series Voces (2007), Cine Golden Eagle Award for Lalo Guerrero: The Original Chicano (2007) and a NAMIC award for the mun2 Hookup (2008). Of his awards and honors Quintero says, “It is nice to know that the social relevant projects I am a part of are getting attention, but I still feel that there’s so much work to be done.”

Current Work: A Sacred Journey

When a young man’s family life is unexpectedly turned upside down by a terminal diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), his brother and best friend is forced to address his own shadow in this story of a family’s healing through love, art & community.​


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Higher Ground Entertainment is our full service company. We write, shoot & edit our films. 

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Director Ernesto Quintero

Los Angeles, California 90031, United States

(323) 286-2011


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