onyx heart films

Who are we?

Welcome to Onyx Heart Films, a niche production company based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. We curate thought-provoking media, developing and producing authentic, raw stories that reflect the world around us. Through our films, we challenge norms, explore diverse perspectives, and ignite conversations that inspire change. With a deep connection to the local community and a commitment to excellence, we capture the unique beauty of New Mexico and invite you to join us on this transformative cinematic journey.

Ariel Lopez - Producer/Director

Ariel, a native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, embarked on her journey in the film industry after graduating with a degree in Sociology. Starting as a location intern, she quickly made her mark and steadily climbed the ranks to become a seasoned location manager. With notable projects like "Sicario," "The Curse," and "When You Finish Saving the World" under her belt, Ariel has had the privilege of collaborating with immensely talented directors who not only nurtured her creativity but also instilled in her the importance of crew camaraderie, innovative thinking, and relentless problem-solving. Her directorial debut short film, "Solstice," captivated audiences across the United States in 2021, while her upcoming project, "All the Love You Ever Get," is currently in post-production. Ariel's passion for storytelling and her unwavering dedication to her craft continue to shape her journey in the dynamic world of filmmaking. Find out more at her IMDb and website

Brandon Harris - Producer

Brandon brings over 12 years of extensive experience as a production coordinator in the film industry, having worked on notable projects such as "Better Call Saul," "Independence Day: Resurgence," and "The Girlfriend Experience." A passionate lover of cinema, particularly in the horror genre, his discerning taste and knack for finding the best in stories contribute to the exceptional quality of our productions. With a dry sense of humor and a meticulous approach, Brandon's expertise in navigating complex production logistics ensures smooth operations and makes him an invaluable asset to Onyx Heart Films. Find out more on his IMDb and letterboxd