about me

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.

highlights

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