director / screenwriter / editor
Ivo is a storyteller at heart. An award-winning filmmaker, his most recent film Reboot Camp (with David Koechner, Ed Begley Jr., Chaz Bono, Ja Rule, Lindsey Shaw, David Lipper) recently won best comedy audience award at Austin Film Festival, Garden State Film Festival and Maui Film Festival. His films and music videos have screened and won awards at festivals including Rome, Dances With Films, Willifest Brooklyn, Oaxaca, Long Island, HollyShorts, NY Independent, Atlanta Shorts, Toronto Independent, Tacoma and many others. He has worked on spots and content for Disney, Colgate, Benefit, Harlem Globetrotters, Bingo, Turbana, Viva Wyndham, Iberostar and various other brands. Ivo started as a copywriter in New York, working on brands such as Gevalia Coffee and Sam Adams. He later became creative director overseeing shoots for various brands across the US, Mexico and the Caribbean. This led to directing and editing. Several of Ivo's screenplays were finalists at script competitions. He's a contributor to Script Magazine and Screencraft and is writing a book about screenwriting. He is currently working on the screenplay for his next feature.