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Alan Loayza

Actor Director Producer

Born in Los Angeles, Alan has been creating images and stories since he could walk and dance. He first acted on stage in Saudi Arabia at age 6. In High School, he competed in Speech and Drama while studying Humanities and Photography.


Alan received his BFA in Acting from CalArts and landed a few supporting roles in Film and Television as well as a Series Regular on pilots for Fox and Warner Brothers.


Alan is best known for playing Colin McCrae on the hit television show Gilmore Girls.

He's worked in film production for several commercial companies including Michel Gondry's Partizan. Alan began Directing after two years Producing in BuzzFeed's Branded Department where his videos have been viewed millions of times. He's currently freelance directing, developing television, and auditioning.

Alan only wants to make entertaining and eye opening films and bring peace to the world. 

Pronunciation

Spanish: Lo-EYE-za - American: Lo-AY-za

 

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Actor

Gilmore girls: A Year in the Life

Television

WB- Netflix

Seasons 5 and 6 introduced Alan's character, Colin McCrae, to the hit show Gilmore Girls. Alan joined the Netflix Revival in 2016.

Director
"Families Who Were Transformed By Rescuing A Dog"

Branded Content
Nutrish - BuzzFeed

These families and their dogs will make you feel good. 

4.4 Million Views 

Director

"City Folk Work A Farm For A Day"

Branded Content

Del Monte - BuzzFeed

This Video was shot in the farms of Plover, Wisconsin.

4.2 million views

Director
"Kids Teach Their Parents How To Take Care Of A Baby"

Branded Content

Baby Born - BuzzFeed

Kids know things. Parents should listen.

4.1 Million Views

Director
"Kids Teach Chefs How To Run A Food Truck"

Branded Content

Little Tikes - BuzzFeed

The foundations of a good chef begin in a tiny kitchen with plastic food.

7.9 Million Views

Producer

"When You Meet Somebody"

Branded Content

Tide Pods - BuzzFeed

Directed By Michael Hoy

Branded Short Form Series format. Romantic Comedy.

1.1 Million Views

Producer

"Awkward Moments In Your Twenties"

Branded Content

Verizon - BuzzFeed

Directed By Michael Hoy
Branded Content shot for Verizon's Go90 App.

Producer

"Dogs Visit A Spa For The First Time"

Branded Content

Subaru - BuzzFeed

Directed By Jesse Burton
Dogs. I doesn't get much better than this.

Producer

"Traveling With Friends: Expectations Vs. Reality"

Branded Content

Honda - BuzzFeed

Directed By Michael Hoy
Shot 2 days on Location in Malibu and Victorville.

Director

"Smart Hacks For Business Travelers"

Branded Content

La Quinta Inns & Suites - BuzzFeed

2 videos in one day which included building an airplane set inside of the hotel.

Producer
"Make a Dogs Day: Winter Wonderland"

Branded Content
Subaru - BuzzFeed

Directed By Matthew Gustafson and Alonso Homs
Facebook live muti-camera of puppies playing in the snow and then drying off in a cozy cabin. Finding volunteers to wrangle puppies was the easiest job.

Producer
"Things You Wish You Could Control In High School"

Branded Content

Benzac - BuzzFeed

Directed By Ian Lynch
There are so many ways High School is a drag. This embodies most of it. Teagan Sirset won a Young Artist Award for her acting in this one.

Producer
"The First 100 Days of Mommyhood"

Branded Content
Acer - BuzzFeed

Directed By Michael Hoy

This was the time I learned how to shoot 100 days of a mom and her baby in 1 day.

3.1 Million Views

Producer

"Can One Person Actually Make A Difference?"

Branded Content
Walgreens - BuzzFeed

Directed By Michael Langan
The Red Nose Day campaign had us make this stop motion video on the exponential and contagious results of giving.

Producer
"Can Will Ferrell, Amy Poehler, And Jason Mantzoukas Pass a High School Test?"

Branded Content

Warner Brothers - BuzzFeed

Directed by Brad Woolf

Of course we had fun on this one. We all basically just watched the comedy masters do their thing. This was a promo for their movie, The House.

Director
"Pro Skiers Reveal What It Takes To Win Gold"

Branded Content
Folgers - BuzzFeed

Gold Medal Skier, Ted Ligety, and Head Technical Coach, Forest Carey, talk over a cup of joe in Park City, Utah.

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