After graduating from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Eva Vives produced, cast, and edited the 2000 short film Five Feet High and Rising, which went on to win the Best Short Prize at Sundance and Cannes. She co-wrote the feature adaptation of that short, 2002’s Raising Victor Vargas, which landed her an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best First Screenplay. Moving into the director’s chair, Vives helmed the short films Me Myself & I and She Pedals Fast (For a Girl), as well as Join the Club, which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Vives wrote a screenplay with Ice Cube, was chosen for the Disney Writers Program, participated in Sundance’s Screenwriting, Directing, and Sound Labs. Vives was as well honored at the 2018 NALIP Latino Media Fest Awards for Best Latinx Filmmaker, for her debut feature, “All About Nina”. Most recently, she’s dove into television and has directed episodes of “The Affair” and “Party of Five”.

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