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Jesús Salvador Treviño science fiction collection
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Description
This collection consists of scripts, call sheets, storyboards, crew lists, set plans, and other material pertaining to science fiction television shows directed by Jesús Salvador Treviño, an American television director and writer. Includes material from Seaquest DSV, Babylon 5, Star Trek: Voyager, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
Background
Jesús Salvador Treviño is a writer/director whose science fiction television directing credits include Seaquest DSV, Star Trek: Voyager, Babylon Five, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. Treviño began his career in film and television as a student activist documenting the 1960s Chicano civil rights struggle with a super-8 camera. Throughout the late sixties and early nineteen seventies, he was both a participant and a chronicler of the events and issues of the day. His national PBS documentaries about Latinos and the Chicano struggle include America Tropical, Yo Soy Chicano, La Raza Unida, Chicano Moratorium, The Salazar Inquest and Birthwrite. He was Co-Executive Producer of the PBS documentary series, Chicano! History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement. He wrote and directed the Mexican feature film Raices De Sangre (Roots of Blood) and Seguin, an American Playhouse drama of the Alamo saga told from a Mexican American point of view. More recently, he has served as Co- Executive Producer of the Showtime series, Resurrection Blvd. Treviño has won dozens of national and international awards and recognitions including (twice) the prestigious Directors Guild of America award and an Alma award for Outstanding Director of a Television drama and an Alma award as Co-Executive Producer of Resurrection Boulevard, Best Prime-time drama series. In 1991, his film, Raices De Sangre (Roots of Blood), was included in an anthology of the 25 Most Significant Films of Latin American Cinema at the 36th Annual International Film Festival of Valladolid, Spain. In 1993 he was honored with an homage at the Montevideo International Film Festival in Montevideo, Uruguay. Treviño is also a writer. His collection of short stories, The Fabulous Sinkhole and Other Stories was published in 1995. His memoir, Eyewitness – A Filmmaker's Memoir of The Chicano Movement was published in 2001. The book chronicles his experiences as an activist filmmaker during the turbulent 1960s and also addresses the status of United States Latinos in the next millennium. His latest collection of short stories, The Skyscraper that Flew, was published in November of 2005.*
Extent
5.0 linear feet (12 boxes)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the University of California, Riverside Libraries, Special Collections & University Archives. Distribution or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. To the extent other restrictions apply, permission for distribution or reproduction from the applicable rights holder is also required. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
This collection is open for research.