bio

Evette Vargas is an award-winning writer, director, producer and immersive storyteller. Named by the New York Times as an “Artist to Watch,” Vargas’ has produced series for Amazon, MTV, Bravo, DirectTV; and interactive content for Fast And Furious, Lord Of The Rings trilogy and Madonna. Vargas’ digital series Dark Prophet, starring Henry Rollins, was in contention for two Emmys. Vargas sold her drama series, Muses, to TNT Super Deluxe. Vargas is creating a drama series for MGM Television with Marc Guggenheim and Rosario Dawson, developing a drama series for MAKEREADY STUDIOS with Peter Johnson, and penning the Mix Master Mike feature biopic. Vargas wrote The Current War VR Experience, a companion piece for the film, starring Benedict Cumberbatch. A staunch activist of inclusion, Vargas founded The Writers Room 5050 to mentor underrepresented storytellers for next-level success. A member of the Writers Guild of America, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and Producers Guild of America, Vargas was born in the Bronx and learned to tell stories at the dinner table where the imagination ruled. Vargas collects action figures, typewriters and shoes; has past lives as a DJ, a fashion designer and is a recovering New York City advertising Art Director.

awards

Two INTERACTIVE EMMY NOMINATIONS for DARK PROPHET - 2014

 

SUNDANCE EPISODIC STORY LAB FINALIST for SNAP in 2016

 

and for GYPSY KINGDOM in 2015

 

ABC and NBC NHMC WRITING PROGRAM for SNAP Pilot - 2015

 

PGA POWER OF DIVERSITY WORKSHOP for ECHOES Series - 2015

 

NICHOLS FELLOWSHIP - Top 30 Finalist for KINGNAPPED - 2011

 

NYU Tisch School of the Arts - THICKER THAN WATER - Best Film

 

Education

UCLA - MFA in Screenwriting and Television Showrunning

 

NYU TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS - BFA in Film & TV Production

 

UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE - Sketch and Improve training

 

FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - AFA in Design

CREDITS

2020

TINACIOUS - MGM TV - Writer, Creator - Pilot

Marc Guggenheim + Rosario Dawson, Exec Producers

 

2019-20

BOTTLE MONSTER - Feature Film - Consulting Producer

 

2019

MIX MASTER MIKE - Impossible Dream Entertainment

Writer, Producer - Feature Biopic

THE CURRENT WAR VR Experience

 

2017-18

Film Rites/Bazelevs Productions - Writer, Producer

MUSES - TNT Super Deluxe

 

2016-17

Writer, Creator, Executive Producer - Pilot

TEMPEST - Optioned to The Wolper Org

 

2017

Writer, Creator, Executive Producer

THE SPECTORS - Optioned to Campanario

 

2017

Creator, Producer

TUMBABURROS - Estrella TV

 

2016

Producer - 10 episodes

SO INAPROPS - Digital Series

 

2015

Director, 3 episodes

 

2015

WE ARE LOVERS - Viacom/MTV World - Consulting Producer

 

2015

SQUARE ONE - Viacom/MTV World - Consulting Producer

 

2015

FORWARD - Viacom/MTV World - Consulting Producer

2015

MADLY - Viacom/MTV World - Feature, Consulting Producer

 

2015

DARK PROPHET - Amazon Prime

Writer, Creator, Director - 11 episodes

 

HOME STUFF - Bravo Canada

 

2013

Producer - Pilot, Half Hour Comedy

 

2012

BNDWGN - Thunder 11 - Branded Entertainment - Writer

 

2011

LOST KINGDOM - Marcrag Productions - Writer, Feature

 

HONDA BATTLE OF THE BANDS - Honda, USA

 

2007-11

Writer, Creative Director - Multiplatform Media, Games

 

2006

BLACK SABBATH RESURRECTION

Writer, Creative Director - Digital Series & Content

 

2006

LOONEY TUNES WHAT’S UP DRX

Warner Bros - Writer, Creative Director

 

2005

THE X-FILES: RESIST OR SERVE

Vivendi Universal - Writer, Creative Director

 

2002-03

WU-TANG CLAN - Capital Records

Director - Music Videos + Web Games

 

2001-04

MADONNA - Warner Bros Records/Boy Toy

Writer, Creative Director - Multiplatform Media

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