UNAFRAID is the first film of husband and wife duo, Eddie & Karin Venegas.
Director, Producer, Editor, Additional Camera
Karin's artistic life began as a child acting in New York City's off-off Broadway theatre scene. She later graduated from LaGuardia High School of the Performing Arts (more commonly known as the school from "Fame"). She holds a BA in Sociology from Mount Holyoke College, as well as certification from the NY State Department of Health as a Volunteer Victims Advocate. In this role, Karin spent two years providing crisis counseling to rape and domestic violence victims in the emergency rooms of Manhattan's St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospitals. She has worked for 10 years at Exploring the Arts, a nonprofit supporting arts education in NYC and LA public high schools.
Original Music & Cinematography
Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Eddie holds his Bachelors and Masters in Performance of Classical Violin from the Queens College Aaron Copland School of Music. He is a self-taught trombonist and plays on both instruments with various classical, jazz, Latin, and popular music ensembles. He is a founding member of Sweet Plantain Quartet and Los Hacheros, his primary projects, and he tours regularly in Grammy Award-winning salsa singer Marc Anthony's band, doubling on trombone and as violin soloist.
Special Thanks to:
- SARAH HAGEY for her work on the Sound Mix, Art Direction, and as Finishing Editor.
- ALAN ANDERSON for his efforts and generosity as Co-Producer.