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francisco aviles pino

francisco aviles pino

Associate Producer

francisco aviles pino is a Mexican writer, producer and journalist based in Los Angeles, California, whose work focuses on law enforcement, incarceration, migration, and culture.

They are currently a Producer and Reporter at LAist / KPCC where they are working on three Imperfect Paradise seasons.

They’ve reported on law enforcement, criminal justice movements and incarceration for The Intercept, The Appealand Vogue andrecently covered the Mayoral election for LA Taco. They’ve produced documentaries on movements and technology for Brave New Films and Apple. Francisco also has three poems in the HarperCollins collection “Some Where We Are Human” edited by Reyan Grande and Sonia Guiñansaca.

Born in Acapulco Guerrero, Mexico, and raised in Los Angeles then later Anaheim California, Francisco is a passionate observer who is always thinking and working through the intersections and conflicts between TV, Film, Fine Art, Documentary, Theatre, Participatory Research and poetry.

They are an alum of the Macondo Writers Workshop, the NALAC Institute, the Poetry Foundation's Incubator Fellowship, the Brave New Films fellowship, the Center for Cultural Power's Disruptors Fellowship in Screenwriting, and UCLA where they held several research fellowships.

IG: gotfran
Twitter: francisco_apino

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