Introduce Yourself : This weekend... by Vanessa Silva

Vanessa Silva

This weekend...

Hey all -

Just wanted to drop in and formally introduce myself. I hope everyone is having an amazing week so far and cheers to a productive and creative weekend doing the things that we're most passionate about!

Look forward to connecting!

- Vanessa Silva



After attending university in NY and England for her passions - performance and filmmaking - Vanessa received a degree in marketing and advertising. She has a diverse background in Creative Direction which includes film, video, sound, graphic design, management, marketing and training.

In May 2014, after working in creative direction, Vanessa followed her passion to pursue a career in film. Since then, she has acted and continues to act in an array of new media, episodic television, and short and feature films. In addition to regional performance academies, Vanessa has trained with The Groundlings and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She also has a variety of specialized instruction such as fight choreography with Stuart Wilson (Owner of Action Acting & Bruce Willis' stunt double), firearms with retired law enforcement & former military, and martial arts from an early age.

Behind the camera, Vanessa has had training in conjunction with Sundance, USC School of Cinematic Arts, Canon Hollywood, Shane Hurlbut ASC, AbelCine, ARRI Academy, Filmmakers Alliance and NBC/Alliance of Women Directors. She has written, directed and produced a variety of films and series.


Digital Cinema Society

Filmmaker’s Alliance

Alliance of Women Directors

International Screenwriters Association

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Phil Clarke

Wishing you a creative, productive weekend, Vanessa. Feel free to message me anytime if you want to talk about the craft.

Vanessa Silva

Thanks Phil!

Sam Borowski

Welcome Aboard, Vanessa! GOD BLESS and STAY FRESH! <3

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