growing up with mi familia

Growing up with Mi Familia is a 15-21 minute comedy series based on a true story. An eccentric 13-year-old with dreams of becoming an actress must persevere through embarrassing middle school moments and surviving in a multicultural Latinx household.

Pilot Proof of Concept: 12 mins

Languages: English & Spanish


Director & Creator : Andy Alvarez

Writer: Kate McCallum

Story Editor: Andy Alvarez

Producers: Mike Johnston, Martin Calvo, Diana Parry.

DOP: Diana Parry

Composer: Ricardo Ochoa

Editor: Hayley Sawatzky

Sound Designer: Emmy Sainz

Music Supervisor: David Alvarez

Production Design: Laura Isabel

Production Company: Studio 104 Entertainment


Melina Cermeno - Lucia Torres

Juana Juarez - Marina Torres

Magda Ochoa - Abuela

Anika Del Carmen - Kai McNally

Caiden Valderrama - James Torres

Benjamin Valdivieso - Julian Torres

Eden Summer Gilmore - Beth Hart

Maria J Black - Ms. Black

Billie Alpuche - Ximena Fernandez

David Mora Perea - Jose Perea

Sol was made with the collaboration of TELUS Storyhive's Pilot Series Edition in 2021. 


Canada: Growing Up With mi Familia will air on CBC at 11:00 PM Local Time and on CBC Gem on September 1st, 2022.

International: TBD.

Behind The Scenes - The Story

Behind The Scenes - The Siblings

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