Ana Verde is a Puerto Rican and Venezuelan writer and director. She is a 2023 Rising Voices fellow (Hillman Grad/Indeed), a 2022 Orchard Project Episodic Lab fellow (The Orchard Project), a 2022 WAVE Grant Recipient (Wavelength Productions), and she was a finalist for the 2022 Ya Tu Sabes Monologue Slam (Nosotros Org and NBCUniversal). Her first project, a non-fiction short called Your Changing Body, was selected for Ars Nova’s 2021 ANT Fest (Ars Nova). Her most recent short, Mara Has Three Jobs in San Juan, Puerto Rico, had it’s world premiere at the 2023 Tribeca Film Festival. For the past six years, Ana has worked at the Sundance Institute where she provides financial, developmental, and creative support to artists working in emerging media, music, theater, and film.

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