Ace Cruz was raised in Los Angeles, California. He aspired to be in the film industry since he was 13 years old. He graduated from University of Southern California Theater School with Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Drama. After graduating from college he started his career as a theater actor and then ventured into doing several Hollywood independent films. After 10 years in the theater world, he went back to USC film school to study writing and directing. Ace made 6 independent Hollywood films he wrote, produced, directed, edited, acted and distributed, one winning an Award for best picture at the Action International Film Festival in Hollywood, California in 2009 titled “Outrage” starring Michael Madsen.
His knowledge in both the creative world and the business world in making movies has given him a good combination to be a Hollywood player. He has worked with Hollywood actors like Michael Madsen (Sin City, Kill Bill), Lee Majors (Six Million Dollar man), Michael Pare’ (Streets of Fire), Natasha Lyonne (American Pie), Michael Berryman (Hills have Eyes) and many more. He understands how to deal with actors, writers and editors as much us understanding the marketing side in distributing a film.
He believes in making movies that are creative, entertaining and commercial. Ace has attended the American Film Market and Cannes Film Festival for the past 12 years to study and comprehend the psychology of his audience in order to make films that will be appealing to the world market. His dedication to learn everything there is about the Hollywood Film industry has paid off for him to now concentrate in writing, directing or acting in his future films.
His experience and knowledge with the Hollywood Film Industry for the past 25 years has given him the edge to one day make a Box Office Commercial Film or an Oscar Awarding winning film in the near future.