Award-winning Editor, Cinematographer, Producer & Director with 10+ years of experience in television, film and live productions.
Vanessa Vann is an Award-winning Editor, Cinematographer, Producer & Director with 10+ years of experience in television, film and live productions. A Self-starter with a comprehensive understanding of the technical operations required in all aspects of research, pre-production, production & post. An innovative creator, specializing in live sporting events, archival research and interviews, with demonstrated ability to take a concept and produce entertaining & inspiring pieces.
Cinematographer/Editor/Producer for “The Curse of the Undead” Vanessa Vann the Cinematographer and Editor (pictured right) has been creating her own productions since the ripe old age of eight. She began writing plays and eventually to videos, films and other multimedia. She attended UC Santa Barbara, and earned a B.A. in Film Studies, with a minor in Women's History. Vanessa obtained her M.A. in American Studies from the California State University, Fullerton. "I chose a Master's degree in a subject outside of traditional filmmaking, as a way to bridge my love of cinema with my passion of cultural studies. I was able to broaden my filmmaking perspective - particularly in regards to documentaries." Vanessa worked at the Community Media Center of the North Bay and the Santa Rosa Junior College, producing multimedia for and about the community. She then transitioned to network television, working in Production and the Audience Departments at NBC/Universal and ITV Studios. Now, as a freelance filmmaker, Vanessa can direct her talents to specific projects that speak to her on a much deeper level.
Official Selection
Parallel Realms - Last Covid Standing
International Human Rights Film Festival Albania
Tirana
2021
Winner - Best Covid-19 Film
Parallel Realms - Last Covid Standing
Nawada International Film Festival
Nawada
2021
Nominee - Best Poster
Parallel Realms - Last Covid Standing
Horrors4You
London
Official Selection
Parallel Realms - Last Covid Standing
Vesuvius International Film Festival
Vesuvius
Official Selection
Parallel Realms - Last Covid Standing
Toronto International Women Film Festival
Toronto
Nominee - Best Editing
Parallel Realms - Last Covid Standing
Horrors4You
London
Semi-Finalist - Best Experimental Short Film
Parallel Realms - Last Covid Standing
London Indie Short Film Festival
London
Winner - Best Editing
Parallel Realms - Last Covid Standing
Nawada International Film Festival
Nawada
Winner - Best Experimental Short Film
Parallel Realms - Last Covid Standing
Uruvatti International Film Festival
Karaikkudi
Best Cinematography, Best Silent Short Film, Best Horror Short Film,
The Curse of the Undead
Port Blair International Film Festival
Port Blair
Best Cinematographer, Best First Time Director, Best Short Film
The Curse of the Undead
4th Dimension Independent Film Festival
Bali
Award-winning Editor, Cinematographer, Producer & Director with 10+ years of experience in television, film and live productions.