Alberto Ferreras is a New York based writer and filmmaker. Best known for his award winning novel “B as in Beauty” and for “Habla”, a 13-part documentary series created for HBO Latino that began in 2003. It’s newest installations have been “Habla Texas” winner of an Imagen Award in 2012, and “Habla Women”, which premiered on HBO Latino in April 2013. Ferreras has directed advertising campaigns for Dish Latino, HBO, MetroPlus, Verizon Wireless, and Walgreens among others.
Trina Bardusco is American-Venezuelan and a New Yorker. She’s the executive producer and casting director of the on-going series “Habla” for HBO Latino and the director of “Making Habla” and of “Habla Más en Chicago,” two parallel documentaries about Latinos living in the U.S. Trina produces three branded web series on Yahoo en español: she’s the producer and co-host of Café con Tacones, a weekly shot of news, opinion and fun featuring Latina personalities experts and celebrities in a round table discussion setting.
Chrissie Hines is the Executive Producer of Habla, collaborating with Trina Bardusco and Alberto Ferreras to bring each Habla to fruition. She is also the Executive Producer, one of the co-creators, and the co-writer of the award-winning animated series of specials, El Perro Y El Gato. During her time at HBO, she has developed and produced East of Main Street, a series of specials for Asian Heritage Month, as well as being involved in many other aspects of multi-cultural programming and marketing.