From Venezuela to LA, Gabriela Gomez won a full ride at New York Film Academy and has since then developed numerous feature films, commercials, short films and documentaries. She tells us the journey of directing
Gabriela Gomez is a writer, director and producer. Born in Valencia Venezuela, Gabriela developed creative interest early on, writing her first short story for the theater at the age of 10. She moved to Philadelphia in 2006 where she oriented her creative passion towards screenwriting. In 2010 she won a scholarship to study Filmmaking in Los Angeles, CA at The NY Film Academy. Today Gabriela has worked and developed numerous feature films, commercials, short films and documentaries in the US and some in Latin America. She continues to work as part of the film industry while developing her own directorial projects.
Started out as a writer, 10 years ago she wanted to write a fantasy book about place in Venezuela
Studied screenwriting online
Won a full ride Scholarship at New York Film Academy
Movie every weekend, didn´t sleep at all while she was there
Producer vs. director
Word of Mouth
WHAT WORKS/DOESNT WORK
Don´t overthink it!
BIGGEST CHALLENGE: Keep going
SONG OF THE SHOW
“American Land” By Raihanna Estrada