Casa Grande . Dir. Gabriela Tagliavini


FILM & TV (Partial List)

Casa Grande - Freevee
Purple Hearts - Netflix
Truth Be Told - Apple TV
Selena - Netflix
9-1-1 - FOX
Gentefied - Netflix
For the People DEA - ABC American Crime Story - FX
The Messengers - CW

THEATER (Partial List)

MONTERA by Loren Escandon (Solo Show)
- ACE Award Best Solo Performer 2013
- HOLA Award Outstanding Solo Performance 2013
- Festival Internacional de Teatro de la Habana 2013
- Festival Monoperformance Moscow 2013
No Lo Mates - IATI Theater/Dragones en el Andamio
Geneva - Teatro LATEA
The Feast of the Goat - Repertorio Español
Chronicle of a Death Foretold - Repertorio Español



Los Patines - Short film - Premiere - Hola Mexico Film Festival 2021
Written and Directed Loren Escandon
Produced by Loren Escandon - Michelle Silver
OFFICIAL SELECTIONHola Mexico Film Festival - Tomorrow’s Filmmakers Today Program 2021
Panamanian International Film Festival / LA 2021
The East Los Angeles Festival 2021
San Pedro International Film Festival 2021
Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival 2021
NYC Downtown Short Film Festival 2021
Valencia Indie Shorts Film Festival 2022
Madrid Indie Shorts Film Festival 2022
New Filmmakers Los Angeles 2022
San Diego Latino Film Festival 2022
MKE Film Festival (Milwaukee) 2022
CortoCircuito Latino ShortFest NYC 2022
Philadelphia Latino Film Festival 2022
Davis Feminist Film Festival 2022
Cine Las Americas International Film Festival 2022
Downtown LA Film Festival 2022
Short and Sweet Essex Film Festival 2022
Official Latino Film Festival 2022
Paris Film Art Festival 2022
AWARDS & NOMINATIONSPanamanian International Film Festival / LA Best Screenplay Short & Audience Award 2021Africa Film For Impact Awards - Best Film on Human
Trafficking & Child Labor - 2021
NYC Downtown Short Film Festival - Best Latino & Best Director - 2021San Pedro International Film Festival - Best Short Film - 2021Short & Sweet Essex Film Festival - Best Director - Best Actress - Best Cinematography - 2022


The Last Store Segment of Anthology GIVE ME AN A
Written and Directed Loren Escandon
Executive Producer Natasha Halevi
Produced by Derrica Barbee
OFFICIAL SELECTIONBrooklyn Horror Film Festival 2022
ScreamFest Film Festival LA 2022
FilmQuest Film Festival 2022
Other Worlds Film Festival 2022
Fantaspoa International Film Festival 2023
AWARDSBrooklyn Horror Film Festival - Gold Audience Award Winner 2022Other Worlds Film Festival - Audience Award for Best Feature 2022

Past work

Directing - Writing

Phone Tales - Short Film Anthology
Written Loren Escandon
Fragment HE
Directed Loren Escandon
Official Selection
- Seattle Latino Film Festival 2018
- Official Latino Film Festival 2018
Viva Colorado Newspaper / The Denver Post
Freelancing Entertainment Writer

About me and my journey

Loren Escandón, an award-winning Afro-Latina actress and filmmaker, has made a significant impact in both the world of acting and directing. Hailing from Cali, Colombia, Loren's artistic journey began with ballet, igniting her passion for storytelling and acting. After completing her degree in Theater at the Universidad del Valle, she embarked on a journey to the United States to pursue her dreams.
In a short span of time, Loren has left an indelible mark with her compelling performances, appearing in prominent series such as MGM's The Baxters, CW's The Messengers, Fox's 9-1-1, Netflix's Gentefied, CBS's S.W.A.T, ABC Studio's For the People, Netflix's Selena: The Series, and Apple TV+'s Truth Be Told to name a few. She can best be recognized for her role as Marisol in Netflix’s hit 2022 summer film, Purple Hearts, and most recently for her new Freevee series, Casa Grande. Her talent and versatility have captivated audiences across different platforms, showcasing her range as an actress.
Furthermore, Loren's writing and directorial prowess has gained recognition in the film industry. She made her directorial debut with the acclaimed short film anthology, Phone Tales, which received invitations to multiple festivals in 2018. Her latest directorial work, Los Patines, has garnered numerous awards, including Best Short at the San Pedro International Film Festival, and accolades for Best Latino Short and Director at the NYC Downtown Short Film Festival. Loren’s passion for storytelling shines through her exceptional work as both an actress and director. With her talent, dedication, and commitment to her craft, she continues to make a lasting impact in the entertainment industry, leaving audiences eagerly anticipating her future projects.


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