Antonio is a filmmaker, events curator, and DJ with a passion for visual storytelling and uplifting his community.
Antonio is the founder of Electric-Llama.com, a personal blog that has evolved into a hub for his artist interviews, playlists, events, and more. He is also the director/producer of Garnish, a documentary series that highlights culture, causes, and creatives in and around the D.C. metro area and Baltimore. In 2016, Baltimore City Paper honored Antonio as “Best Renaissance Man” in its “Best of” issue for his work in nightlife, music Production, and filmmaking. In March 2017, Antonio was selected to attend the “Emerging Filmmakers Lab,” sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Smithsonian.
Previously, Antonio has been a contributor and media logger for Voice of America and has contributed his talents to a number of organizations and initiatives including Hola Cultura, Glow End Theory Black Swan Academy, and The Prince George’s African-American Museum and Cultural Center. Antonio recently joined the board of local nonprofit ECO City Farms, where he has previously served as volunteer coordinator, Summer Youth Program art instructor, blogger, and even DJ for their summer farmers market.