Richard Montes - Director  -  Producer  -   Writer -  Editor

SAFADA Y SANO PRODUCTIONS, LLC is an independent film production company formed by Jade Puga and Richard Montes. Also known as SYS Films, Safada Y Sano's movies have screened in over 50 film festivals and university screenings around the globe, winning several awards. SYS’s feature comedy film "Aguruphobia" has won multiple awards and is now available on iTunes and Verizon Fios On Demand. Sys Films' documentary "Pass the Mic!" screened at ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood as part of American Film Institute's Fourth Annual Music Documentary Series and is distributed in North America by Image Entertainment; also available on Vimeo. Un Beso screened for Cannes Film Festival.

Safada or Safado is street slang for crazy, loca, loco, or insane a word used by Chicanos and is rarely found in traditional Spanish dictionaries. Sano is Spanish for healthy, wholesome and intact. Safada Y Sano forms a delicate balance like Ying and Yang.

All content was created by, produced by, written and/or directed by Jade Puga and Richard Montes.

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Richard Montes - Director - Producer - Writer - Editor

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“…a consummate storyteller… a gifted director whose productions reflect masterful ability and a standout cinematic vision.” –Director Jesús Salvador Treviño (ER, Dawson’s Creek, Law & Order, Criminal Minds)

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“…a consummate storyteller… a gifted director whose productions reflect masterful ability and a standout cinematic vision.” –Director Jesús Salvador Treviño (ER, Dawson’s Creek, Law & Order, Criminal Minds)

Browse the video gallery of Richard Montes' artistic film works, all of which were directed, written, produced, edited by this multifaceted Auteur. Richard Montes holds a Masters of Fine Arts Degree in Film from Chapman University and attended Long Beach State University for his Undergraduate Degree. His feature documentary was the critically acclaimed Pass The Mic!, which screened at the American Film Institute’s Music Documentary Series.

Richard's dealing with vibrators of the spiritual kind in his latest film Aguruphobia.com. Currently, he is in development of an Untitled Hip Hop Docu Series with ThinkFactory Media.

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