George Perez is an alumnus of Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts, where he studied
drums and percussion.
George co-founded the Boston, Indi Rock band, 6L6, releasing 3 successful and critically praised
albums from 1992 – 1997. All three albums charted in the Top 30 of the CMJ charts.
The song, “I Can’t Wait,” was included on the soundtrack for the 1996 film “An Occasional Hell,”
starring Tom Berenger.
6L6 went on to win several Boston Phoenix Best Music Poll awards for: Best Local Alternative Heavy
Metal Act (1995), Best Local Alternative Act (1996) and Best Male Vocalist (1996).
After 6L6 disbanded in 1998, George turned his creative endeavors toward writing. His feature film
screenplay, “A Bullet For Jesus,” is a past Nicholl Fellowships In Screenwriting quarterfinalist.
His latest screenplay, “Running Around,” was a 2008 Finalist in the “One In Ten Screenwriting
Competition,” as well as a quarterfinalist in 2008’s “Slamdance Screenplay Competition.”
His first stage play, “My Soul To Keep,” was first produced in New York City as part of The Theatre-
Studios, Inc’s Bi-Coastal Playwrights Festival in 2004 as well as at The American Theatre of Actors
Annual Winter Playwrights Festival, also in New York City, in 2007.
George has also served as a screenplay analyst for Lee Daniels Entertainment (“Monster’s Ball,”
“Precious”) in New York City.