Instructor Bio

R.J. Lozada is an award-winning filmmaker who explores and engages multiple diasporas and communities in flux, with a focus on the prison industrial complex and the communities affected and activated by it. Lozada has worked in varying capacities from film festival programming, documentary production, radio production, and photo editorials. Lozada produces both short and feature length documentaries. Lozada’s works have been exhibited internationally and nationally in the New York Times, The Atlantic, Tribeca Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, and others. Lozada is currently a producer working in the tech industry and with non-profits, most notably, Mount Tamalpais College at San Quentin State Prison.