• Projects

    Demo Reel 2019

    Film Director Miguel Angel Duran has worked on a lot of projects and has assumed many roles. Here's his latest demo reel.

    Immigrant Voices Of America

    Immigrant Voices of America is a documentary series sharing the stories and contributions of immigrants in the US. We are currently crowd funding. To learn more and to contribute visit: www.immigrantvoicesofamerica.com

    The Valley In The Struggle

    The Valley In The Struggle shares the amazing story of the San Fernando Valley’s participation in fighting for farm worker justice. Together, the UFW and residents of the valley sacrificed themselves all in the name of civil rights and dignity. For more information visit: thevalleyinthestruggle.strikingly.com

    Underneath The Ink

    Project currently on hold. Underneath The Ink is a feature length documentary that seeks to discover the psychological reasons why North Americans get tattoos. For more information go to: www.underneaththeink.com

    Pacoima Murals Walking Tour

    There’s a mural resurgence brewing in the city of Pacoima, Ca. In this recap video you will see 15-18 incredible murals along Van Nuys Blvd., learn the history, hear the inspiration and meet the artists who painted them.


    Unrest: Founding of the Cal State Northridge Chicana/o Studies Department is a feature length documentary that for the first time tells the story of the dramatic conflicts between students and administration to force open the doors to teaching ethnic studies in the university. For more information visit: www.unrestdoc.com

    Factice Magazine Shoot with Benjo Arwas

    Filmed and edited a short video for Factice magazine with Benjo Arwas.

    In the Struggle

    In the Struggle: Assatta's Words & Kristy's Paint tells the story of the muralist Kristy Sandoval as she pursue's one of her dreams–to paint a mural about Assata Shakur, a Black activist & former Black Panther Party member. 


    Every Saturday evening Elvira sits down and watches her favorite sport…..Lucha Libre (Mexican Wrestling). She loves it so much that she can’t have enough of it!

  • About Our Company

    Start Now Studios was founded by filmmaker Miguel Angel Duran and is the next generation production company focusing on creating original content. Our stories primarily focus on communities of color and we strive to produce documentaries, movies, and commercials that make an impact in this world.

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