Writer.

Director.

Friend of man.

Rick Castañeda is an award-winning writer/director of branded content and narrative films, and the founder of Vibrant Penguin.

He wrote and directed the feature film Cement Suitcase, a comedy-drama set throughout Central Washington. The film screened at more than ten film festivals, won multiple awards, and currently has a 100% Fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. It received wide distribution on Cable VOD, and also was picked up by Amazon Prime, Hulu, and iTunes.

Originally from Granger, WA, Rick graduated from USC with a major in Creative Writing and a minor in film. He has directed videos for LEGO, Disney, MSN, Imagine Dragons, League of Legends, and just recently, VENN. He is very excited about his next feature film, All Sorts.

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