Myrna Perez is an award-winning artist and filmmaker based in Los Angeles and Miami. ︎︎︎
Myrna thrives when using both the creative, right side of her brain and the practical, left side of her brain.
In 2021, Myrna was on production for the holiday edition of Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi, a show exploring the intersection of immigration, identity and food in America, on Hulu. She also produced multiple global campaigns for blue chip brands including the Levi’s Music Project with Khalid, an initiative aimed to provide access to musical equipment and education to underfunded arts programs across America.
In 2020 Myrna oversaw the production and creative for Netflix’s Selena campaign, delivering over 2K assets from international TV ads, photos and copy for billboards, TikTok challenges and digital doc series. She also executive produced the award-winning El Patio series with Tecate, featuring monthly live shows with A-list artists, merch drops and non-profit donations.
Before that, Myrna was the executive producer and director of Home Is Here for United We Dream, the campaign for the DACA SCOTUS case. The films were screened in the SCOTUS for the hearing, won awards and, most importantly, won the case on DACA.
In 2017, Myrna was the founding director and producer of BESE, Zoe Saldana’s production company aimed at highlighting marginalized voices. In 2016, Myrna founded the Bay Area’s Video Consortium Chapter. In 2014, Myrna was one of the producers who launched Fusion, a joint venture of Univision and Disney.
In 2022 so far, Myrna is nearly wrapped on multiple episodes of the second season of Taste the Nation, has directed and executive produced a number of campaigns for global brands and is in pre-production for her first documentary feature about the evolution of Tejano music and the life of Johnny Canales. She frequently works with brands like Netflix, Spotify, Heineken, Modelo, Levi’s, Google and many others.
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