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Peruvian-American Donna Bonilla Wheeler is a US-based writer, director and producer.
Her original screenplays are Nicholl Fellowship semi/quarter Finalists, Austin 2nd Rounders, Slamdance Lab selects, Sundance Lab finalists, IFP No Borders Selects, STOWE Story Labs finalists, and DTLA Film Fest screenplay award winners. She co-created and is developing the MIPTV2020 Finalist In Development Latinx Drama Series, CLASH.
Her feature and short films sold at Cannes, Berlinale, and screened at numerous festivals in North America, South America and EU, as well as appear on SVOD streaming platforms domestically and internationally.
Donna is a MIPTV Producer to Watch, Alliance of Women Directors Executive Board Member, Film Independent filmmaker, WOCU/JTC List director, Chicana Directors Initiative director, Women in Media director, and Film Fatales director.
She additionally writes and directs branded and commercial content, has an ad agency background, a medical school background, a background in casting, and post production editorial and management experience for studios and networks.
Donna has been selected as a Career Advancement and Industry Support Fellow, JTC List #Startwith8Hollywood Mentee, #ReadLatinxWriters Mentee, Women In Film 2021 Mentee, and is a Jurist at US and international film festivals.