CreaTV has been having an incredibly exciting summer so far! We have multiple new members of our team here and we can’t wait to introduce them to you. Shawna is working hard at our front desk. She is the first smiling face you see when you come through our doors! Vanessa is one of our Community Media Specialists and has been putting so much work into our Summer Documentary Institute. Jordan is one of our Crew Members who has been working on a lot of our shows. We are so thankful for such wonderful new members of our organization be sure to say hi if you see them around!
Check out their bios to learn a little more about them.
My name is Vanessa, I look forward to getting familiar with the workflow of CreaTV and Summer Documentary Institue. I would work for food if food paid the bills. I’m an avid coffee drinker, I have an eclectic taste in music and my favorite movie of all times is Mona Lisa Smile with Julia Roberts. I currently live in Japantown where I serve on the committee of Japantown Artwalk.
I’m Shawna, CreaTV’s front desk assistant, and I love it here! I basically handle paperwork, scheduling, and other administrative tasks. I’m also an indie filmmaker; in my free time, I like to write and direct my own film projects and work on other projects in the Bay Area. I have a few short films and a full-length literary web series under my belt, and some of my future goals are to direct an award-winning film and possibly launch my own production company someday! My passion is creating and telling stories for and about women, people of color, the LGBTQ+ community, and other marginalized groups. Some of my idols are Debbie Brubaker, Desiree Akhavan, Elle Woods, Jordan Peele, and Patty Jenkins. I’m also a sucker for graphic novels about people of color and badass female characters who take charge in their own unique storylines!