Houston Student Films
Gilbert Sosa is a Houston-based student filmmaker. His training includes two years with Houston’s Episcopal High School premier film program. He is best known for his collaborative work on “Endeavor”, a short film featuring Houston-based rapper Daniel Vango, a.k.a. DoubleDve.
Sosa’s work achieved an impressive list of festival selections with “Endeavor”—SXSW, Albuquerque Film Fest, Boomtown Film Fest, and L.A.’s Cinefest.
In the future, he hopes to study communications or political science, and continue making films about subjects that interest him, exploring different genres such as mystery or fantasy. “Characters and themes can be examined through a variety of genres, and I’d like to expand my experience.” His favorite directors include J. J. Abrams, Christopher Nolan, and Michael Wolfe, artists who have experimented with various mediums and genres.
Throughout the beginning of the new year, he has gone from being a student filmmaker to meeting influential people in society like The First Lady of U.S.A., J.J. Abrams, Queen Latifah, Sophia Bush, & Diane Warren.
Overall, Gilbert remains focused on his goal to become a successful filmmaker. He has a keen understanding of the immense amount of discipline and wisdom it will take to make it in the entertainment industry and tries his best to make every step along the way count.