bio

Mirta Desir is a Haitian-American filmmaker living in Bed-Stuy (New York City) working on her Film MFA. Mirta is the writer/director of several shorts, some of which have appeared at Oscar-qualifying festivals, shortlisted for 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

WNDB / PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE PUBLISHING Creatives Revisions Workshop Participant and Grant Recipient

NETFLIX/ NALIP LATINO LENS™: NARRATIVE SHORT FILM INCUBATOR FOR WOMEN OF COLOR, Finalist

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