Best LatinX Director

Best Latinx Filmmaker:

Eva Vives

Eva is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. In 2000, she won Best Short at the Sundance and Cannes Film Festivals with FIVE FEET HIGH AND RISING, a short she cast, edited and produced. She followed that up with the feature RAISING VICTOR VARGAS, which she co-wrote. Since then, she has been working on numerous projects, including CHROME AND PAINT, which she co-wrote with Ice Cube.She was also one of four writers in Disney’s Writers Program. Most recently Vives wrote and directed her short film ​JOIN THE CLUB​, which was admitted to the Sundance Film Festival in 2016, among others.She was a finalist for the “2016 Atlanta Film Festival’s Filmmaker to Watch Award” and a “Sundance Institute Academy Nicholl Honoree”. Vives is a proud Sundance Screenwriters, Directors and SkywalkerSound Labs fellow where she developed her directorial debut ALL ABOUT NINA, about a stand-up comedian who has to deal with her past to move forward.