Vanessa Ionta Wright is a screenwriter & filmmaker based in Atlanta, GA. She is the founder and co-owner of Above the Line Artistry. She also co-founded and directs the Women in Horror Film Festival with Samantha Kolesnik (www.WIHFF.com)
Vanessa collaborated with Kolesnik, Mark Simon (One Missed Call), David Irwin (House of 1000 Corpses) and Josh Oliver (Oculus) on her directorial debut, Rainy Season, based on the story by Stephen King. Vanessa also directed the short film, I Baked Him a Cake, written & produced by Samantha Kolesnik. She most recently wrote & directed the Be a Hero PSA for the 2018 Women in Horror Month MASSIVE Blood Drive organized by Jen & Sylvia Soska of Twisted Twins Productions.
Vanessa graduated by Ohio University with a degree in video production & film. She is a lifelong fan of cinema, most especially the horror genre. She enjoys punctuality, scary movies, a quick wit, sandwiches, the music of Michael Jackson, Halloween & Bacon Jam. She does not enjoy bugs, clowns, perpetual lateness, mean people, oppression, laziness, running more than 3 miles or curved walls.