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Originally from Chile, South America.


In 1966 , he emigrated to the US where he wanted to start in the movie business and become 

an actor.

Months later, he was drafted into the US Army,


In 1967, he was sent  to Viet Nam.

While in Viet Nam, he never told his family in Chile so they will not  worry about him.


In 1973, he received his  AA degree in Psychology from

Los Angeles City College. 


In 1977, he received his BA  in Psychology from California State University, Northridge


In 1979 , he received his Master Degree from Pepperdine University in Marriage, Family Child Therapy.


Later, he obtained his California  License as a Marriage, Family, Child Therapist.


Finally in 2002, he  obtained his Phd in Marriage, Family, Child therapy.


On 2004, he retired from the Department of Family and Children Services where he worked as a Supervisor for 28 years.

He supervised 8 Child Services Investigators who were assigned to Emergency Response and responding to Child abuse allegations.

In 2004, he went to Mission College to study Filmmaking under Curtis Stage and Deb Biehl  who introduced him to Filmmaking.

He worked closely with Director Surge L. Rodriguez and  Paul Vazquez with whom made many shorts. 

Rowland produced his first short called Motel San Fernando under the Direction of Surge L. Rodriguez.

Rowland was an actor and the Executive Producer .

Motel San Fernando was recognized in many Festivals and in the International Festival in Mexico.


Rowland later produced Cell 58.


In 2012, Rowland finished writing his love story.

In September 2012, he teamed up with screenwriter Dan Darcena to write the screenplay. The two of them went to Palestine to research the conditions portrayed in the film which were based on true events.


Rowland looks forward to an exciting adventure as an Actor, Producer, and Writer in the Film Industry.


Check Rowland A. Selame on IMDB by clicking here

2010 - present

2010 - present

David's Crucifix

Executive Producer

RAS Film Productions



Executive Producer


Motel San Fernando

Executive Producer


Surge L. Rodriguez


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