Mirta Desir is a Haitian-American filmmaker living in Bed-Stuy (New York City) working on her Film MFA. She is currently in her final year at Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema. Mirta is the writer and director of several shorts, some of which were shortlisted for both the NETFLIX/NALIP Incubator and the Wavelength Productions & The Black TV & Film Collective’s Producers Fellowship. She’s also the recipient of a New York Women in Film & Television award. She is currently in development of her first feature film, Angie.
NETFLIX/ NALIP LATINO LENS™: NARRATIVE SHORT FILM INCUBATOR FOR WOMEN OF COLOR, Finalist
WE NEED DIVERSE BOOKS’ Black Creatives Revisions Workshop Participant and Grant Recipient
NEW YORK WOMEN IN FILM & TELEVISION Recipient of New York Women in Film & Television’s 2021-2022 Scholarship Award
WAVELENGTH PRODUCTIONS AND THE BLACK TV & FILM COLLECTIVE’S PRODUCERS FELLOWSHIP, Finalist
MADE IN NEW YORK SCHOLARSHIP 2020 & 2021 Recipient