Playworld Pictures is an award-winning production company based in Los Angeles, California. Owned by William Garcia, an established producer, director, and cinematographer with over thirty years in the feature film and television production industry. Playworld Pictures clients include; MTV, VH-1, TLC, Animal Planet, Republic Records, MTV Tr3s, and AWE Network.
William has directed and filmed with musical legends Lenny Kravitz, Paul McCartney, Enrique Iglesias, Ricky Martin, Michael Jackson, Juanes, Missy Elliott, and Christina Aguilera. His music video for the 2004 Latin Grammy Nominated song “Antes” from Obie Bermudez went number one on MTV Latin America, Top 20 Music Video countdown.
Film credits include the award-winning film “Red Bird,” the critically acclaimed “Loren Cass” that was nominated for The Gotham Independent Film Award, Locarno Leopard Filmmakers of the Present, and Cinevegas Grand Jury Prize.
Followed by the success of “The Shift” starring Danny Glover he completed three Spanish films including; “Amor Y Frijoles,” “Mi Verano Con Amanda 3”, and the smash hit “Quien Paga La Cuenta?” one of the top-grossing films of all times in Honduras.
Additional films include the feature film “Obsession”, starring Brad Dourif and Mekhi Phifer released by Goldwyn Mayer Films, and the web series “H8ters” for studio Astronauts Wanted/Sony Entertainment. In 2020 the #1 hit film “Followed” was released in the U.S. Market, distributed by Global Pictures Media. Future projects for 2021 include Tension, directed by Darren Lynn Bousman of the Saw film series franchise fame with Rebel Way Entertainment. In television and digital media, William has worked as a producer/dop for the following broadcasters; MTV, TLC India, AWE, VH-1, Animal Planet, HBO, and many others. William is a member of the Producers Guild of America.