New York, NY, USA
Alberto Ferreras is a journalist, writer and filmmaker known for his award winning novel “B as in Beauty”—published in the U.S. Spain, and Italy—, for “Habla”, a 14-part documentary series created for HBO (2003 - 2016), and for “The Lessons” a collection of short films that have been invited to numerous festivals, and have earned distribution from HBO. He made his debut as a screenwriter with the feature film "Que Viva La Música" official selection to Sundance 2015. His documentary “Cada Paso del Camino” (2017) commissioned by AARP premiered at the NY Latino Film Festival and went wildly viral on Facebook reaching almost 8 million views. He is one of the creators of “El Perro y el Gato”, a bilingual children’s animated show for HBO Family, and “Madres y Comadres” the first web-novela produced by Kmart for the Hispanic market of the U.S. He currently works as a consultant for the Smithsonian Latino Center Molina Gallery, at the National Museum of American History, and produces independent podcasts for his blog “The New Yorkster”.