Miguel J. Soliman is a writer, director and producer from Jersey City. His films have been recognized nationally and featured worldwide. His 2017 short film, Desde el principio, is currently streaming on HBO. When not filming, Miguel enjoys screenwriting and old fashions from home (sans pandemics and curfews). He holds a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Film Directing from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a Master of Professional Studies degree in Directing from the School of Visual Arts. Miguel presently serves as the Lead U.S. Features Programmer for New York Latino Film Festival; a position he has held since 2018.