Donna Wheeler

Donna Wheeler

Latinx Director/Screenwriter
Director and Screenwriter

Los Angeles, California

Member Since:
November 2015
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About Donna

Donna Wheeler is an American Latinx theatre and film director, screenwriter and content creator. Currently directing a paranormal political thriller, she's known for writing and directing ​films and content for the web, TV, streaming spaces.. She also directs theatre in Los Angeles. She is a Student Academy Award Nominee, Slamdance Screenwriting Fellow, Film Independent Lab finalist, Academy Nicholl Fellowship semi-finalist, Sundance Filmmaker Lab(s) finalist, as well as Audience Award winner (writing/ directing) Female Eye Film Fest, Bare Bones Festival, Beverly Hills Film Festival, LA Femme Film Festival and Austin Film Festivals.
She heads a production company focused on Latinx, gender parity, diversity, inclusion, LGBTQ, and women-centric content. She's a member of Film Fatales, Alliance of Women Directors, WIF, Filmmaker's Alliance, Film Independent, and a founder and original Board Member of Cinewomen-LA - that later merged with NYWIFT., and a founder and ongoing Festival staff of the Broad Humor Film Festival. She additionally works production and post production for network, cable, branded and corporate clients, and is a 501(c)(3) sponsored artist for works dealing with amplifying women's and diverse voices.

Unique traits: Globe-trotting Latinx filmmaker with passion for great stories. Prior student Academy nominee, former skydiver, photographer, artist, activist, advocate, social consciousness humanitarian, cyclist, foodie, fun at parties.


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