Andrew Jara

Writer & Director

Born and raised in El Paso, TX, Writer/Director Andrew Jara is a Latino filmmaker. Andrew has made three feature films so far and is always interested in pursuing real themes and situations while also bringing more voices to film.

Andrew's features and shorts have played festivals all over the world as well as on multiple streaming services.

His latest feature, The Empty Space, a cosmic horror about mental illness won the "Best of the Fest" award at the Sacramento Horror Film Festival, with rotten tomatoes critic Molly Henery saying "The Empty Space blends horror and science fiction to tell a powerful story of overcoming trauma."