Alaric S. Rocha has been making films since 1999 where he first learned the craft from Club Panico in London an organization run by some of the crew members of Monty Python. His work has been screened at many film festivals including the Chicago International Film Festival, Sitges, Dances with Films, LA and more. Alaric earned his MFA in digital cinema from DePaul University in 2014 and a BM from Lawrence University in 2002. His musical background has a huge influence on his style of filmmaking and subject matter. Alaric is a currently an instructor at the Los Angeles Film School and has also taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and Tecnológico de Monterrey in Atizapán de Zaragoza, Mexico. Alaric’s area of research and expertise are writing/directing, Mexican cinema, film through psychology, and teaching film to children.