BLACK CAT [2017]

LGBTQ Historic Places in L.A. is a film project that aims to bring together a diversity of stories, perspectives, and experiences that reveal the layered historic and cultural importance of LGBTQ places throughout L.A. County. Produced in collaboration with Los Angeles Conservancy, released in partnership with KCET.

FEATURED:
KCET LOST LA The Black Cat: Harbinger of LGBTQ Civil Rights

Director/Producer: Maya Santos; Editor: Lakan: de Leon; Animation: Javier Barboza; DP: Mike Park

THE WOMAN'S BUILDING [2017]

LGBTQ Historic Places in L.A. is a film project that aims to bring together a diversity of stories, perspectives, and experiences that reveal the layered historic and cultural importance of LGBTQ places throughout L.A. County. Produced in collaboration with Los Angeles Conservancy, released in partnership with KCET.

FEATURED:
KCET LOST LA The Woman’s Building: L.A.’s “Feminist Mecca”

Director/Producer/Editor: Maya Santos; Assistant Editor: Greg Jordan; Animation: Javier Barboza; DP: Mike Park; Sound: Rani de Leon

GREAT HALL/LONG HALL [2017]

LGBTQ Historic Places in L.A. is a film project that aims to bring together a diversity of stories, perspectives, and experiences that reveal the layered historic and cultural importance of LGBTQ places throughout L.A. County. Produced in collaboration with Los Angeles Asian Conservancy, released in partnership with KCET.

FEATURED:
KCET LOST LA West Hollywood's Plummer Park and Great Hall/Long Hall: Landmarks of HIV/AIDS Activism

Director/Producer: Maya Santos; Editor: Lakan de Leon; Animation: Javier Barboza; DP: Mike Park; Sound: Charles Gavero

AN INCOMPLETE CHRONOLOGY OF 835 NORTH KINGS ROAD [2014]

Schindler House
835 North Kings Road
West Hollywood, CA 90069

An FfF interpretation of a postcard design by Heather Peterson for ON THE ROAD 3, featuring Schindler House.

Designed by Rudolph M. Schindler in 1921
makcenter.org/sites/schindler-house/

Read more HERE.

Shot & Edited by Maya Santos

VILLAGES IN THE CITY [2014]

Los Angeles has one of the largest collections of garden apartments in the nation. Explore three of these "villages in the city" and the fight to preserve them. Produced in collaboration with Los Angeles Conservancy.

FEATURED:

2015 NEW URBANISM FILM FESTIVAL

"WE HEART GARDEN APARTMENTS"

Director/Producer/Editor/DP: Maya Santos; Motion Graphics: Francisco Garcia Nava; Sound Recordists: Joel Quizon, Henry Zavala; Original Music: Alejandro & Sara Quintanar

UNION [2012]

UNION CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 120 Judge John Aiso St. L.A., CA 90012

A story about a church and how it became an arts center.

Read more HERE.

FEATURED ON KCET DEPARTURES, 2012 LA ASIAN PACIFIC FILM FESTIVAL, 2012 DC ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL

Co-Director/Producer: Joel Quizon; Co-Direcxtor/DP/Editor: Maya Santos; Sound Recordist/Original Music: Rani de Leon

YOUTH BREAK CENTER, INC. / RADIOTRON [2011]

About a legendary place in westcoast Hip Hop in Macarthur Park, Los Angeles.

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FEATURED ON KCET DEPARTURES

DP/Director/Editor: Maya Santos; Sound Recordist: Joel Quizon; 2nd Camera: Rani de Leon & Joel Quizon

WYVERNWOOD [2013]

2901 E Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90023

The first of two videos on the LA Garden Apartment Network for the Los Angeles Conservancy, this one focusing on Wyvernwood, the first large-scale garden apartment community in LA located in Boyle Heights.

Read more HERE.

FEATURED:

2013 LA ASIAN PACIFIC FILM FEST

CURBED LA

Director/Editor/DP: Maya Santos; Sound Recordist: Joel Quizon