Our Team

Our production team consists of experienced professionals in the field who share a passion for basketball culture and Puerto Rico and documentary film. Together, we bring a wealth of production expertise and a genuine enthusiasm for telling this story authentically.

Melisa Ramos Rivera

Director/ Executive Producer

Born and raised Puerto Rico, Melisa Ramos is a post-production artist and film professor who has been working in New York City for 11 years. Coming from a family of writers and artisans, she found in film a way to integrate her love for both. After completing her MFA in Film, she learned the art of post-production and became a film professor, teaching at Pratt Institute and New York City College of Technology.

Her first production was a docu-series for CUNY TV documenting the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, which exposed her to the need for sharing Puerto Rican and Latin American stories. In 2020, during the pandemic, she produced and directed a docu series highlighting NYC performers and their journeys through the lockdown. This series, From Performers to Spectators, was her first independent production, picked up by PBS and the All Arts Channel. Ramos' first feature film, Hoop Warrior, is currently in production.

Myrta Vida

Executive Producer

Myrta Vida earned her MFA in Creative Writing, focused in Writing Education, from the University of Missouri. Her Feature Screenplay, What The Boy Couldn’t Say, placed TOP 10% at the 2021 ACADEMY NICHOLL Fellowship Screenplay Competition. She’s the Screenwriter & Co-Producer of the short documentary Second Responders, an OFFICIAL NOMINEE at Diversity in Cannes Short Film Showcase (2021), & an OFFICIAL NOMINEE at HBO’s Official Latino Film Festival,2021. She Produced the Short Thriller Endlich, WINNER at the 2021 Out of The Can International Film Festival in the UK, a NOMINEE at the Seattle Film Festival (2021). She’s a Producer for 3DMC, the Production Company responsible for the award-winning Independent Films: tangerine, The Florida Project, The Infiltrators, and Premature. Since 2010, she’s been a Story Consultant & Script Doctor for Independent Filmmakers internationally. Born & raised in Puerto Rico, Ms. Vida is also a decorated U.S. Army Veteran.

Miguel Miller


Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Director of photography Miguel Miller has developed a subtle yet nuanced and imaginative approach to the art of filmmaking. In the Dominican Republic, Miller grew up surrounded by the magical realism of the island. He instantly found an affinity to bringing images to life, evoking thought and emotion through them. He engages in all aspects of creating a film, from stories to characters, to narrative. Miller’s attention to detail and characteristically unconventional approach to storytelling sets him apart as an accomplished filmmaker.

Over the course of the past 11 years, I have worked in over 100 film projects, in different role such as:, director of photography, producer and assistant director, He has directed feature documentary ‘Your Real Nature” and is producer and director of photography of From Performers to Spectators directed by Melisa Ramos and aired on PBS 13 and All Arts Channel.

Pablo Monsalve


Born and raised in Colombia. Pablo Monsalve is documentary cinematographer focused on journalism for ten years. In Colombia he has published in the newspapers El Colombiano and Universo Centro and in the magazines Semana, Arcadia, Soho and Esquire Colombia. His works have appeared in international media such as Gatopardo México, New York Times, Vox, The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, Vanity Fair, among others.

He has also exhibited his work at The Clemente Soto Vélez, a Puerto Rican and Latino Cultural space rooted in the Lower East Side, and with Chashama, a nonprofit organization that has been working in partnership with landlords to transform disused real estate for artists.

In New York City he develops audiovisual projects focused on documentary, artistic photography and video. He is currently the main director of photography for ‘Hoop Warrior’.