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A.J. Del Cueto

Circle 9

A.J. Del Cueto is a multi-talented filmmaker based in Los Angeles, originally from San Antonio, Texas. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and Philosophy from the University of Texas in Austin and began his film career in New York City. There he spent a decade at OFFHOLLYWOOD, an independent production and post production studio, ultimately rising to the role of Senior Vice President. During his tenure, A.J. led the company's production services, camera operations, and supported post-production endeavors for numerous commercial, television, and feature film projects. In 2011, A.J. founded Circle 9 to produce and support director-driven independent films.

Since moving to Los Angeles, A.J. has worked as a producer on "SPREE," a 2020 Sundance Film Festival premiere, and "WOBBLE PALACE," a New York Times Critic’s Pick and 2018 SXSW premiere. Most recently he acted as producer on "CANVAS," premiering at Cinequest 2024, and the forthcoming feature film, "The CODE” currently in post production. A.J. has also made an impact In the documentary space through his collaborative efforts as co-producer on "BAMA RUSH," an HBOMax production, and as the post-producer of "THE AMERICAN GLADIATORS DOCUMENTARY," an ESPN 30for30 two-part feature film. A.J.'s creative vision, collaborative spirit, and unwavering dedication to his craft continue to inspire and captivate audiences, establishing him as a notable voice in contemporary filmmaking.

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