Vera Amaya is a director and creative producer from Los Angeles. As a
El Salvadorian and Chinese artist, she enjoys illuminating work that acknowledges perspectives that aren’t given space. Many of her works bring compassion in sharing intrinsic knowledge that tell us stories with innovative form and truth. Her practice stems from a place of playfulness, curiosity, and loves to be intuitively challenged to develop and share daring worlds.
Vera has most recently had her short, I Once Fell in Love with You (2021), move through multiple film festivals, including the 2023 Berlin Int'l Art Festival. She’s produced The Burning Plain, a 2022 Official Latino Festival selection, 2021 Latino Media Fest selection hosted by NALIP, 2021 Hola Mexico Film Festival Selection, and a 2021 DB Frieze LA Film Award Fellow. Tecata (2021), nominee for Best Short Film and Winner of Best New Director at IMDB’s Indie Short Fest. Amaya is currently in development for her next directorial project and consults as a Creative Producer and Director.