Sergio Monserrate

Youth Cinema Project

Sergio Monserrate, is a director and producer who has over a decade of experience in the film industry. He is the co-founder of the production company, Annoying Cousin.

A UCLA alumnus, Monserrate majored in Sociology and currently serves as Director of Operations for the Latino Film Institute, where he heads the Youth Cinema Project. He has produced the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) and other major live events in Los Angeles landmarks like the TCL Chinese Theater, The American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theater, El Capitan, and The Orpheum Theater.

Monserrate is an accomplished public speaker and winner at the 2003 Phi Rho Pi National Speech and Debate Tournament. He is currently developing his first feature film as a writer and in post-production for his series “LA 143”.