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 a George Lucas Scholar and 2021 Master of Fine Arts graduate from the University of Southern California (USC)'s School of Cinematic Arts (SCA) Writing for Film and Television program. She is also 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.
Victoria Renee began her screenwriting and filmmaking journey 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, Columbus Black International Film Festival, and others. Furthermore, Victoria Renee won the 2020 Viacom CBS / NAACP fellowship.
In addition to screenwriting, Victoria Renee is hands-on with production as well. She serves as a producer, director, and assistant director on various independent and union film sets. Victoria Renee believes that your work should be bigger than you, therefore, she served as the 2020-2021 co-president of the African American Cinema Society (AACS) at SCA. During her tenure, she collaborated with the AACS executive board and the school's student services administration to establish the AACS Scholarship. Additionally, Victoria Renee uplifts other emerging filmmakers as a co-founder for an Atlanta-based nonprofit for filmmakers of color called, Film Family Organization.