|Name Stefan Avalos|
|Movies The Last Broadcast, The Ghosts of Edendale, Malignant|
Similar People Lance Weiler, Paula Ficara, Cynthia King
Music director The Last Broadcast
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Stefan Avalos is an American musician and filmmaker.
Avalos was trained as a classical violinist and was a soloist with, among others, the Philadelphia Orchestra.
By early high school, Avalos realized his true love was film. Amateur movies in high school were followed by a college education in filmmaking. He worked in many aspects of the film business producing and directing commercials for foreign television as well as working for numerous clients as varied as Rescue 911, Frontline and MTV. In 1993, he wrote, produced and directed his first feature film, 'The Game' (also known as The Money Game).
In 1997, Avalos partnered with Lance Weiler to write, direct, produce and co-star in The Last Broadcast. The film was shown at film festivals, winning Best Feature Film Silver Prize at the Chicago Underground Film Festival.
Later, partnering with Esther Robinson and David Beard, Avalos created Wavelength Releasing . In October 1998, Wavelength Releasing made the first fully digital national theatrical release of a feature film via satellite. In 1999, The Last Broadcast became the first feature motion picture to screen digitally at the Cannes Film Festival.
Stefan Avalos has been recognized as "one of the twenty five people helping to reinvent entertainment" by Wired magazine. He has lectured in Europe, the United States, South America, Japan and Canada about digital filmmaking as well as written for numerous publications about the experience.
In 2004, Avalos made the supernatural thriller, The Ghosts of Edendale.
His other work includes animation for Lost in La Mancha, directed by Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe.