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Donna Wheeler

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Los Angeles, CA

Named a Cannes MIPTV2020 Producer to Watch, Peruvian-American Donna Wheeler is writer, director and executive producer of female/diversity-centered projects that include limited documentary series GOD?, streaming series COUPLETS, shorts THE GIRL NEXT DOOR, MIND'S EYE, and the multi-award winning family feature DEATH OF A SALESWOMAN, screening at U.S., Canadian, EU festivals and selling internationally at Cannes2016. Her latest project in development is the MIPTV2020 In Development Latinx Drama Series, CLASH, which is also being developed as a feature.

She is an AWD's Career Advancement Program Fellow, Industry Support and AWD Directing Shadow, and Outfest Directing Shadow. Her original screenplays have been Academy Nicholl Fellowship semi/quarter Finalists, Sundance Lab Finalists, IFP No Borders selects, Slamdance Lab selects, Austin 2nd Rounder, and DTLA Best Screenplay award winners.

Donna focuses on diversity, Latinx and female-focused series, features and short content. She also has a background in documentary production and post, for directors that include Stanley Nelson, Lisa Leeman, Michèle Ohayon, Nick Broomfield. Her post production management includes Polygram/Disney, AandE, History Channel, Paramount, Discovery, and PBS. She is a also a sponsored 501c3 film and digital artist.

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