Director  Donna Bonilla Wheeler


Directing Bio

Donna Bonilla Wheeler

Peruvian-American Donna Bonilla Wheeler is a US-based writer + director with original screenplays that are Nicholl Fellowship semi/quarter finalists, Austin 2ndRounders, Slamdance Lab selects, Sundance Lab finalists, IFP No Borders selects, STOWE Story Labs finalists, CineStory quarterfinalists, and DTLA Film Fest screenplay award winners, among others.


She co-created and is developing the CannesMIPTV finalist series, CLASH. 
Her feature and short films sold at Cannes, Berlinale, and screened at festivals in North America, South America and EU, as well as SVOD platforms domestically and internationally.


Donna is a MIPTV Producer-to-Watch, Alliance of Women Directors Board member and Industry Support fellow, #Startwith8Hollywood mentee, #ReadLatinxWriters mentee, Women in Film mentee, Sundance Collab member, and Outfest Directing Shadow. 


She also writes and directs branded and commercial content, and has wide-ranging experience in post production with studios, networks and indies in film and TV.

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