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Evette Vargas

CEO/ TV + VR Writer/Director
Evette Vargas is emblematic of Hollywood’s new breed of multiplatform storytelling talent. Named by the New York Times as an “Artist to Watch,” Vargas is an award-winning writer, director, producer, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality and multiplatform storyteller. Co-founder of Digital-Reign, an emerging media production company, Vargas’ writing and producing includes series for Amazon, MTV, Bravo, DirectTV; as well as writing, apps, games and branded entertainment for FAST AND FURIOUS, LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy and Madonna. Vargas exec produced, wrote and directed her digital series DARK PROPHET, starring Henry Rollins. The series was nominated for two Emmys and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Vargas sold her half-hour dramedy, MUSES, to Turner Broadcasting Super Deluxe and half-hour comedy, THE SPECTORS, to Campanario Ent. Vargas is developing her series LOTUS with Electus and half-hour comedy, WEDDING SMASHERS, with Jash Media and Ryot Films. Vargas' slate of VR projects includes the THE CURRENT WAR VR experience, starring Benedict Cumberbatch. Vargas was invited by the Cannes Film Festival to speak on VR Storytelling. Vargas is a proud member of the WGA, the Television Academy and the PGA. Vargas earned her BFA in Directing and Film/TV Production from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and her MFA from UCLA for Screenwriting with a concentration in Television Showrunning. Vargas was born in the Bronx and learned to tell stories at the dinner table with her family where the imagination ruled.