onyx heart films

Who are we?

Onyx Heart Films is a niche film production company based in Albuquerque, New Mexico bringing a curated lineup of thought-provoking media into the world. Our focus is on developing, producing, and creating projects that are authentic, raw stories that reflect issues of the world around us.

Ariel Lopez - Producer/Director

Ariel was born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Shortly after graduating from college with a degree in Sociology, she joined the film industry as a lowly location intern. Soon she was regularly getting jobs and continued to work her way up to location manager. She has worked in the location department on films such as, Sicario, Stargirl, and When You Finish Saving the World. She’s had the great privilege to work with some incredibly talented directors who didn’t teach her how to direct, but showed her how to treat the crew and collaborate, push her own creativity, and think outside of the box. Ariel has been an avid teller of stories her entire life. Find out more at her IMDb and her website.

Brandon Harris - Producer

Brandon's background is as a production coordinator. He has worked across the United States in the film industry for the past 10 years on feature films and television such as, Better Call Saul, Independence Day: Resurgence, and The Girlfriend Experience. Find out more on his IMDb.