Talent Guide

Vanessa Perez

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:Fast Track 2019


Perez began her career at ICM where she saw the need for multicultural content. Her credits include Executive in Charge of Production on Miss Bala (Un Certain Regard), Producer on Paraiso (Toronto International Film Festival) and Cesar Chavez starring Michael Peña, America Ferrera and Rosario Dawson. Most recently Perez has been a recipient of the Ranin Grant with the project Kee-Kay and received support from the Sundance/Women in Film Financing Intensive with the project JAL.

Current Project

Washing Elena


As Indalia uncovers the mystery surrounding her best friend’s death, she is forced to confront her own biases and lingering guilt when she learns of her friend’s conversion to Islam.