FIRST YEAR – LOS ANGELES
From Oyonnax, France, Hugo Diego Garcia is a French and Spanish actor/director of Italian descent. Garcia pursued both boxing and law school before his undeniable passion for acting took precipice. He went on to study theater and cinema in Paris and Los Angeles before adding writer and director to his resume. His first short film, TONY, screened at numerous festivals worldwide and garnered several awards. His performance in it was highly praised and the film was named one of the "Best 10 Short Films of 2019" by the UK Film Review, and earned praise from Silver Bear winners, the D’Innocenzo Brothers (Bad Tales). In 2019, Garcia wrote and directed Cagnolino which is slated for festivals as he continues to develop more projects for 2021.