Project Description

Vivo (2021)

Executive Producer, Original Songs, Voice of Vivo

Vivo follows a one-of-kind kinkajou, who spends his days playing music to the crowds in a lively square with his beloved owner Andrés. But when tragedy strikes shortly after Andrés receives a letter from the famous Marta Sandoval, it’s up to Vivo to deliver a message that Andrés never could.


Directors: Kirk DeMicco, Brandon Jeffords

Writers: Kirk DeMicco (screenplay by), Quiara Alegría Hudes (screenplay and story by), Peter Barsocchini (story by)

Producers: Rich Moore, Lisa Stewart, Michelle Wong (as Michelle L.M. Wong)

Co-Producers: Daniel Chuba, John Clinton

Executive Producers: Louis Koo Tin Lok, Laurence Mark, Lin-Manuel Miranda

Composers: Alex Lacamoire, Lin-Manuel Miranda

Cinematographer: Yong Duk Jhun

Editor: Erika Dapkewicz

Casting Directors: Tamara Hunter

Production Designer: Carlos Zaragoza

Lin-Manuel Miranda (Vivo)

Ynairaly Simo (Gabi)

Zoe Saldana (Rosa)

Gloria Estefan (Marta Sandoval)

Juan de Marcos González (Andrés)

Michael Rooker (Lutador)

Brian Tyree Henry (Dancarino)

Nicole Byer (Valentina)

2021 People’s Choice Awards – 1 Nomination
Favorite Family Movie (Nom.)

2022 Annie Awards – 5 Nominations
Best FX, Feature – Martin Furness, Lucy Maxian, Nachiket Pujari, Theodor Vandernoot and Stephanie Molk (Nom.)
Best Character Design, Feature – Joe Moshier (Nom.)
Best Music, Feature – Alex Lacamoire , Lin-Manuel Miranda (Nom.)
Best Production Design, Feature – Carlos Zaragoza, Wendell Dalit and Andy Harkness (Nom.)
Best Storyboarding, Feature – Carlos Romero (Nom.)

2022 Satellite Awards – 1 Nomination
Best Animated or Mixed Media Feature (Nom.)

The Goods


Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

The Art of VIVO Book

All photos courtesy of Netflix