Fanny Véliz, is an award winning filmmaker, actor, and director with more than 14 years experience in the business. Véliz has worked with a vast array of brands like National Geographic, Ford, Nissan to name a few, both for traditional and digital media. She also produced 2 seasons of the TV show “Doctor Vet” for National Geographic which aired in the U. S. and all over Latin America.
A two time Imagen award nominee, she has received several recognition for her work both in front and behind the camera.
One of her latest project is her award wining feature film HOMEBOUND which received a theatrical release and numerous awards and traveled the country as well as abroad. Through out the years she has learned the ins and outs of creating a project from scratch and using non-traditional methods to fund, produce, and distribute. She's bringing that knowledge to her clients at Avenida Productions.
For 3 years she was the vice chair of the Non-Profit Nosotros, an organization founded by Ricardo Montalbán, which aims to support Latinos in the entertainment business. Nosotros is the oldest non-profit Latino organization in the arts. She's now on the board of Latin Heat Media Institute.
The mother of 2 delightful boys, her goal is to inspire her sons and provide them and future generations with role models in the media.
Name: Fanny Véliz
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Director, Filmmaker and Producer