Mareesa Stertz was raised in Las Vegas by an Austrian Hunter and a German cocktail waitress. She began her career in filmmaking with a Betamax camcorder at the ripe age of six, pursued her passion with a BA in Cinema at San Francisco State University and has been producing and directing music videos, docs, web ads, and shorts since. Her films and music videos have been featured in multiple festivals as well as by CBS, IFC, SPIN, INDIE NATION and her documentaries have been shot in China, Maldives, and Northern California. Clients include Master P, LA Kings, Neon Trees, Nylon Magazine, Family of the Year, Shiekh Shoes, and Starchefs.
Unique traits: Fluent in German