Dominic Colón is an award-winning actor, writer, and producer from The Bronx. Dominic’s half-hour pilot PAPI just made the inaugural Latinx TV List, a curated list of the ten most promising pilots created by Latinx Writers. Dominic’s screenplay for his short film CRUSH won the HBO/New York International Latino Film Festival Short Film Script Competition. Dominic’s second short film: SKIN, a comedy about a young man who, after extreme weight loss, is afraid to have sex with his boyfriend without a shirt, won the 2016 BRIO Award for screenwriting. SKIN and CRUSH were licensed and are currently airing on HereTV. Dominic is also a professional teaching artist, having taught acting and playwriting at Riker’s Island Academy, and at various high schools, hospitals, and juvenile justice facilities throughout New York City.
Currently, he is the lead programmer for the HBO/New York Latino Film Festival and host of DULCE, a talk show where he interviews Latinx celebrities working in film and television.
Dominic is a two-time National Association of Latino Independent Producers Screenwriting Fellow, and has placed into the 2nd round of various Sundance Labs, on six different occasions.
Dominic is proud to be a part of the NHMC virtual scene showcase.