Meet the Filmmakers

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David N. Reyes – Writer, Director, Producer

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Lisa Reyes – Producer

Award-winning executive producers, two husband and wife teams. 

David N. Reyes is a director, producer, photographer and editor, who along with his partner Lisa Reyes, have owned & operated their company X Horn Productions since 1999. In 2016, they completed their first narrative film, Trippin’ to the Altar, a dramatic comedy which follows a couple from engagement to “I do.” The film featured an all Central Texas cast and was filmed entirely in Austin with local cast and crew. Trippin’ premiered in Ft. Worth, held a hometown screening in Austin and continues it’s award winning turn on the festival circuit through summer 2017. As of February, 2017, the film has been an official selection in ten US and international film festivals. David N. Reyes was nominated for Best Director from the Austin Revolutionary Film Festival and the Executive Producing team was nominated for the prestigious Excellence in Producing a feature film award by Idyllwild International film festival in California.

altar-fb-cover-4Trippin’ awards to date:

Best Domestic Comedy – Ft. Worth Indie Film Showcase

Best Texas Comedy Feature – Austin Revolutionary Film Festival

Jury Award – All Around Performance – Golden Gate Film Festival

Best Film – Rivercity Underground Film Festival

Best Feature Narrative – Rivercity Underground Film Festival

Best Actress – Rivercity Underground Film Festival

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Rain Chavez – Producer
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Cindy K. Chavez – Producer

Rain Chavez was born Robert Chavez in Pecos, Texas. At age 15 he headed to Austin, Texas, graduated and then attended film school at the University of Texas in Austin. There he developed his acting and filmmaking skills by creating micro short films on YouTube. After graduating from UT, Chavez co-founded Visual Vagos Films. He also formed Rain Chavez Productions, a photography and film company co-founded with his wife, Cindy. His photos and short film, “Little Wars,” have been chosen and exhibited with RawArtists of Austin. “Broken Men,” another of Rain’s short films written, shot and directed in Austin, received a Grand Jury award from the LA Film Noir festival. He and his wife, Cindy, are co producers of a suspense/thriller short film, El Rosario, which is currently in post production.

Cindy Chavez studied photography at UT Austin and has spent over 20 years in the marketing and advertising industries, recently graduating from Texas State with a Marketing Communications degree. She has produced over a dozen short films with Rain Chavez over the past ten years and was executive producer on Trippin’. She manages marketing campaigns and online properties for Trippin’ to the Altar and My Ranger.