Rene has a MASTER OF FINE ARTS, PRODUCING; from the American Film Institute (AFI), and was an apprentice at Austin Film Society (AFS). Rene has produced over 4 short films in Hollywood and has worked on numerous movie sets for numerous Hollywood productions. He currently is in the development of two feature films. One for theatrical distribution and the other for over the top delivery. He enjoys hiking, reading and writing scripts, watching movies, public speaking and sailing.