B i o g r a p h y
Victoria Renee is a real woman with reel dreams.
Victoria Renee is a Georgia native from College Park and Southwest Atlanta. She is an award-winning researcher, who earned her Master of Arts from Columbia University and her Bachelor of Science from Barry University, both concentrated in clinical and forensic psychology. Currently, Victoria Renee is a George Lucas Scholar in the Writing for Film and Television Masters of Fine Arts program at the School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) at the University of Southern California. Moreover, she is the 2020-2021 co-president of the African American Cinema Society (AACS) at SCA.
Victoria Renee began her self-initiated study of screenwriting and filmmaking in December 2016. Since then, Victoria Renee's work has advanced in contests and film festivals, such as the Sundance Feature Film Development Lab, Sundance Episodic Lab, Warner Brothers Writers Workshop, MACRO Episodic Lab, Screencraft’s Pilot Launch, THEA x SCRIPTD Screenwriting Competition, Women of the Lens Film Festival, Georgia Shorts Film Festival, Crimson Screen Horror Festival, and Columbus Black International Film Festival. Furthermore, Victoria Renee recently won the 2020 Viacom CBS / NAACP scholarship.
In addition to screenwriting, Victoria Renee is hands-on with production as well. She serves as a director, assistant director, producer, and production assistant on various independent and union film sets. Furthermore, Victoria Renee uplifts other emerging filmmakers as a co-founder for an Atlanta-based nonprofit for filmmakers of color called, Film Family Organization.