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Cast and Crew Bios



MATHEW WARING is a young writer and director who’s been making internet based shorts for years. Mathew has a wide range of film and television production experience working on such projects as JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! for ABC, and the theatrically released feature film WAITING… starring Ryan Reynolds and Justin Long for LIONSGATE. THE GATE is Mathew’s first fully independent, professional short film.







RIO CHAVARRO "Evan" is a talented young artist in the truest sense of the word. A poet, artist, and an accomplished actor who has appeared in countless independent films. In addition to his independent work, Rio is a SAG eligible actor who has been seen in CSI MIAMI, AMERICA'S MOST WANTED, hosted segments for AMC, and has appeared in many other high profile films and television shows. Rio wrote, and starred in his one man play DIRECTING A DREAM.








ANDREA OCAMPO "Aiya" is one of the most promising and prolific new talents in broadcast and entertainment media today. She has worked as a national spokesperson, commercial/print model, NFL Cheerleader, actress, professional dancer, producer, and choreographer. Andrea was the host of CLAVE BLVD and GET IT NOW on CTV24. In addition to her lead role in THE GATE, Andrea can be seen as a lead in the indie film TOUCH Directed by Sherman Martin and as a lead in the upcoming THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF BOBBY. For expanded biography information please visit her official site.







NATALIA TREJOS "Sarah" has appeared in Commercials and National print ads. In addition to THE GATE, she has participated in many short films such as "The PoloRican", "The Innocence of Felipe", "The Door", "New and Used". She also was cast in Drama/thriller "PUSH", released in 2006 directed by Dave Rodriguez. She's also been featured in Miami New Times, Chicago Sun Times, The New Herald, Maxim, 305 magazine. As well been recognized in commercials for P. Diddy's Ciroc Vodka, Lincoln Navigator, Quest/axxess and Cover Girl. And when Natalia wasn't on screen or in print, she was on the runway for the sensational Victoria Secret's Fashion Show 2007 in Orlando, FL . Official Site.