VICTOR CABRERA Writer/Producer/Director
Vic Cabrera is a multi-talented writer, director and producer with a diverse background in the entertainment industry. An avid observer of the comedy in the human condition, and the relationships that make it all worthwhile, Vic’s writing is rich in character - stories written from the heart.
Vic’s company, CABRERA PRODUCTIONS is dedicated to producing his original material (movies, TV, internet and theater).
Cabrera’s ComedyWebChannel.com features original sketches called Comic-toons. The Spanish language cousin is CanalDeLaComedia.com, which features sketches called Comiquitos.
Vic’s book, My Cuban Story…Funny Memories from Serious Times, is the tale of the Cabrera family before Castro, escape from the Island, Manhattan and assimilation in Hoboken, New Jersey. It’s an immigrant story that defines the “American Dream,” and does it with a laugh.
The Big Deal is a 74-minute, multi-cultural, feature comedy film. Vic wrote, produced and directed this romantic, fun, story with great characters and a “super-hot” original soundtrack by Esteban Adame. In addition, he has written and developed a bible for a sitcom, with 140 story lines, based on his movie.
Mr. Cabrera created La Extranjera En America, the bible for which he co-wrote with Henry Iglesias in Spanish. It’s a heart-warming story with 17 original songs destined to be a first rate musical telenovela and theatrical production.
They’re My Stories and I’m sticking to ‘em, by Vic Cabrera is a collection of one-act plays: ISMAEL’S GARDEN, LOVE IS BLIND AND A LITTLE FORGETFUL, TESS AND BIG EDDIE and DADDY’S WORK. All currently in work-shop for production.
Mr. Cabrera was employed for 20 years at NBC, where he was a Staff Director, Associate Director and Stage Manager. His most recent assignment was at KNBC-4 news. During his employment at NBC/KNBC, he worked on a number of live and taped shows; ranging from news to talk, sports to specials.
Before NBC, Vic was On-Air and Post Production Supervisor at Turner Cable Music Channel - based out of The Production Group / Post Group in Hollywood.
Mr. Cabrera was a founding executive in Charge of Operations and Production for KSTS-TV 48, a San Jose / San Francisco start-up station.
Before that, Vic was at KOLO-TV (ABC) in Reno, Nevada. There he was Assistant Production and directed a number of commercials as well as live programs and events.
Vic has a Bachelor's degree of Fine Arts in film and television from New York University. He has been a member of the Directors Guild of America since1993.
He is a member, and 2014 President of the Board of FirstStage LA - co-founder and past president of Alameda Writers Group - member of the New Playwrights Foundation - taught television production at California State University, Northridge.
Born in Cuba, he speaks fluent Spanish.
Vic is married and has two daughters. Among his greatest accomplishments he lists, being happily married for over 30 years and still laughing as a family.