The Devil Never Sleeps (EI Diablo Nunca Duerme)

The Creative Team

Co-Producer: Michelle Valladares

Michelle Valladares has previously worked with Victor Masayesva on the feature documentary Imagining Indians and Nina Rosenblum on Through the Wire. This is her second collaboration with Ms. Portillo; the first was Eguality's Child, a short produced for the ITVS Declarations Series and aired on PBS.

Director of Photography: Kyle Kibbe

Kyle Kibbe is an award-winning cinematographer who has worked extensively on documentaries, features and music videos. His credits include American Dream by Barbara Kopple which won an Academy Award in 1990, Who Killed Vincent Chin? and Mississippi Triangle by Christine Choy, The Last Supper by Robert Frank, and Haiti After Duvalier by Kim Ives. The Devil Never Sleeps is his fourth collaboration with Ms. Portillo.

Editor: Vivien Hillgrove

Vivien Hillgrove is a highly acclaimed editor whose extensive picture editing credits include Henry and June and The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Phil Kaufman. Her sound editing credits include Blue Velvet by David Lynch, Amadeus by Milos Foreman, which won 11 Academy Awards in 1984, and One From the Heart by Francis Coppola. Her documentary work includes Broken Rainbow by Victoria Mudd, which won an Academy Award in 1985. This is her fourth collaboration with Ms. Portillo.

Sound Recordist: Jose Araujo

Jose Araujo has worked for the past ten years as sound recordist and mixer for American, Brazilian and German feature and television productions. His credits include Percy Adlon's Salmonberries, many episodes of German TV's GEO and CBS's 60 Minutes, and numerous documentaries. This is his fourth collaboration with Ms. Portillo.


A presentation of the Independent Television Service
Funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people.
Additional funding provided by the National Latino Communications Center
A Xochitl Films production