Posted by Marilyn Mijares on September 29, 2020
Rebecca Murga is an award-winning filmmaker who works in Los Angeles as a writer and director. She produces and directs films, commercials, documentaries and branded content in both English and Spanish. Some of her past clients include ABC, CBS, CBS Sports, Mundo FOX, NHL, MLB, NBA, Comcast, ESPN, Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, HBO Boxing, US ARMY, AT&T, Lucent, Verizon, Merck & Co., Walgreens, Evan Williams and A&E Networks.
Rebecca was also the recipient of the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) grant announced at Sundance 2015. The program is sponsored by the Time Warner Foundation and National Endowment of the Arts. Rebecca has as well served as a U.S. Army Captain and Public Affairs Officer, and has deployed to Iraq, Kuwait, and Afghanistan. Murga continued to thrive as a Ryan Murphy HALF Directing Fellow and as one of the Director for the ABC Directing Program and the ABC Casting Showcase.
"Any success I have as a writer / director direct correlates with the incredible support NALIP has given me over the years. Whether it is providing me mentorship, film grants, jobs or classes through the Media Summit, the support given to Latinx military filmmakers makes it possible to keep pushing forward in the industry.NALIP goes out it’s way to help Latinx military veterans and women in the industry promoting talent to managers, agents and production houses and also seeks out opportunities for underrepresented populations."
To find out more about Rebecca's work, read here