Wrote for puertorrican newspaper El Nuevo Dia as a media correspondent, feature writer, video host, photographer &
Wrote for US latino newspaper, La Noticia.
Received the first ever film grant given to a
student by his alma mater, The University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus.
Performed in Puerto Rico and the US in venues along established musical acts like Beto Cuevas, Babasónicos, Circo, and in events like the Lollapalooza Last Band Standing, Jack Daniel's Studio No.7, Hard Rock Cafe PR & Centro de Convenciones Pedro Rosello.
Interviewed by various media outlets like El Nuevo Dia, Billboard en Español, Hoy
Nueva York, Univision & Dialogo Digital.
“La Excusa del Talion" (2010), his first short film, traveled around the world to various film festivals including Al Cine 40 (Spain), Blue November Micro Film Fest (Washington), Dam Short Film Festival (Nevada), Boston Latino International Film Festival (Boston), Island Fever (California), No Limits Film Festival (England), RIFF 2011 (Rincon PR International Film Festival), Puerto Rico International Film Festival (Vieques Island).
"Vivo" (2014),his second short film, traveled around the world to various film festivals including Rincón
International Film Festival (Puerto Rico),
Filadelfia Latin American Film Festival
(Pennsylvania), Rodinia Short Film
Festival (Spain), ¡Viva Cinema! Latino Film Festival (New York),
Cine a la Calle (Colombia), ACUNE Web & Multimedia Fest (Puerto Rico),International Hall of Light Volume V with a recognition in Cinematography (Colombia), Enfoque
International Film Festival with nominations
for Best Director, Best Screenplay & Best Editing(Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico)
Mentored by various industry professionals,
such as, Carmen
Oquendo Villar (Documentary Filmmaker, Guggenheim Fellow), Guillermo Represa (Spanish film editor), Jose A. Rivas (Professor
UPR-RP), Dorian Lugo (Professor UPR-RP), Sherman Wildman (President,
Radio Woso 1030 AM), Mariano Calderón (Radio Personality, Woso 1030 AM), Troy Fields (Radio Personality, Woso 1030 AM), Salvatore Nolfo (President Vicom PR), Gil Rene (Actor), Jorge Merced (Creative Director, Pregones Theater NYC), Carmelo Sobrino (Contemporary Painter).
"Aura Conflicto I: La Vejez" (2016) A collaboration with puertorrican artist Gilberto Díaz.
Vivo (2014) is the second short film by Rigoberto J. Diaz.
A short film by Rigoberto J. Díaz
A young veteran struggles with himself after returning home disabled from war.