John Anthony Torres releases his new short film "Papi" to debut in Film Festivals

NEW YORK - April 23, 2024 - PRLog -- John is the producer, music director, lead actor and plays the piano live in the short film "Papi", currently making its way through the film festival circuit. It has been invited to screen at the Latino & Native American Film Festival (CT) April 2024 , Austin Lift Off (TX) Apr-May 2024, has received and "Honorable Mention" by Experimental Forum (CA) and will make its NY Premiere at the NY African Film Festival May 8th-14th 2024 in Lincoln Center will be the " North American Premiere" on May 11th at 8pm.

People's Film Festival May 30th-June 1st 2024 "Papi" will make it's Harlem premiere at the Magic Johnson Theatre.

He leads the short film as Hector Jr. John also composed an original piano piece "Escape" which is played live in the film. John Anthony Torres graduated from the Juilliard M.A.P. Division as a kid for flute playing, there getting the chance to play alongside the NY Philharmonic at the late Avery Fisher Hall, in Lincoln Center. He was a part of a VH-1 Save the Music Commercial and part of a 60 Minutes Segment because of the flute.

John Anthony Torres was recently nominated for "Best Actor in a Play" by BroadwayWorld's Regional Theatre Awards, for his role as factory worker, Eduardo Flores in the play SCAB: a 2 person, 90 minute drama in English & Spanish. John was also nominated as part of the "Best Ensemble Acting in a Play" by BroadwayWorld's Regional Theatre Awards for his dual roles as both Corporal Howard & Private William T. Santiago in Aaron Sorkins "A Few Good Men". John Anthony Torres made his off-Broadway debut as lead, Josh in the NY premiere of "I Carry Your Heart" at the 59E59 Theatres.

John recently booked a role as Theodore in the upcoming feature film, "Moments of Youth", in post production; as well as, a role in an upcoming Marvel Studios Project "Ironheart". He has a scene with Sarah Jessica Parker in "And Just Like That" (HBO) Season 1 Finale. You may recognize John from his role as Diego Pilco in TV show "The Perfect Murder" (ID Network). John was the face of the Best Buy Portrait Campaign, with a billboard in Time Square and billboards all over America. John was the hand model for the Miller highlife Beer Campaign. John has two other projects he will be starring/leading in, both in pre-production. One is a short film called "Closure" filming June 2024. The next is a feature film," Everything is Fine ", filming in April 2025.

John Anthony Torres has a VoyageLA Interview/Article coming out under the "hidden gems" segment highlighting his career, in May 2024.


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