New Short Film “The Janitor” Humanizes Immigration Debate with a Powerful Take on 9/11

A Cuban actor, a Jewish director, and a Syrian producer walk into a storage room in Portland, Oregon and ask, “Who is America?” The answer is a powerful, new short film entitled “The Janitor,” penned by Los Angeles based writer and producer Rick Najera. To be released on 911, the filmmakers produced the short as…

Award-winning writer/director/actor/author Rick Najera

Rick Najera Signs 3-Year Renewal Deal with CBS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rick Najera Signs 3-Year Renewal Deal with CBS to Direct its Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase LOS ANGELES (October 18, 2016) – Award-winning television and film screenwriter, director, author and sketch comedian, Rick Najera has renewed his contract with CBS to direct its annual Diversity Sketch Comedy Showcase for another three years. “I’ve worked with…