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Audio Production


Design & Layout

Digital Resistance

Film Production

Music Production



We create multimedia experiences across industries, mediums, languages, and cultures. 


With over 15 years of experience in the U.S. (and now Latin America) Xica Media reaches global audiences of all kinds in multiple languages, online and in print. Our networks actively reach over 120 countries in English, Spanish, and indigenous languages. We offer an established portfolio with experience in academic, commercial, community-based, legal, and state government projects.

  • Reaching over 120 countries
  • Over 230k hits by 124k unique visitors
  • 7.5k followers and growing

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meet the team

Iris Rodriguez

Founder & Director

Iris Rodriguez is an artivist, digital strategist, multimedia producer, author, and poet from San Antonio, Texas. Since 2002 her works have addressed issues such as environmental racism/justice, family detention, decolonization, culture, guerrilla media, feminism, rights of nature, and public archives. She is the founder of Xica Media, a Xicana-powered network of independent multimedia channels reaching over 120 countries in three languages. Her digital projects and collaborations have made internet history and have displayed at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

Laura Varela


Laura Varela’s work is influenced by growing up on the US/Mexico Border in El Paso, Texas.  Her work explores ideological, cultural, linguistic and physical borders through the use of film and contemporary art installations. She has received awards from the National Association of Latino Arts and Culture, Humanities Texas,and Latino Public Broadcasting’s Public Media Content Fund and ITVS.  Her installation work has exhibited at several galleries and museums including the San Antonio Museum of Art, Art Pace, The Blue Star Center for Contemporary Art, the UTSA Downtown Gallery and Luminaria SA. She is a alumni of the PBS Producer’s Academy, The NALIP Producer’s Academy,  and the University of Texas Radio TV and Film program and started her film career working on feature films, most notably Selena


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