Diana Foronda

Diana Foronda

Director, Writer, Editor
Full Bio
Diana Foronda is an award-winning filmmaker based on Long Island, NY. Throughout her years in the film industry, she worked as a Set PA for several short films, web series, and TV networks, including CBS, HGTV, and CNBC. Diana's films and scripts have been recognized worldwide (including academy-award qualifying) and won 10+ awards. Her award-winning horror/sci-fi short screenplay, CandyByte, about a haunted apple-shaped smart home device, is available on Amazon, Barnes&Noble, and Bookshop.org.

Outside of filmmaking, Diana has worked at a few film/photography companies, such as USDAN Summer Camp for the Arts, Left/Right Productions, Stag Post Services Inc, and Imagine Entertainment & Television - Documentaries. Currently, she's working as a production coordinator & partnerships at Chelsea Film Festival, editing Instagram reels/virtual workshop events at Pano (formerly NYCWF), writing her upcoming screenplay projects, and creating her Pleasantville-inspired iPhone short film, Normal Times. Additionally, sh

Professional Credits

- Normal Times (Post)

- Challah For Caroline (2020)

- Attachment (2017)

- Love Is On The Line (2014)


- CandyByte (2022)

- Normal Times (Post)

- Challah For Caroline (2020)

- Chasing Love

- Attachment (2017)


- Normal Times (Post)

- Challah For Caroline (2020)

- Callie (2019)

- Silent Life (2017)

- Company (2017)

- Attachment (2017)

Assistant Director:

- Single Man Problems (2018)

- Company (2017)


- Loud & Longing (2022)


- Normal Times (post)

- romANTICS: the web series (2017)

- Attachment (2017)

- What We Know (2015)

- Love Is On The Line (2014)

2nd Assistant Camera/DIT:

- Tzadeikis (Holy Woman) (2018)

Sound Operator:

- Dickie K. (2019)

- Siri-Ous Business (2018)

- Dirty Laundry (2018)


- Unlocked (2023)

- Thru 25 (2021)

- Pay It Forward in Death (2021)

- Challah For Caroline (2020)

- Attachment (2017
Industry Awards

Finalist: Stafford Film Festival 2023

Finalist: California Women's Film Festival 2022

Finalist: Out of the Can International Film Festival 2022
Semi-Finalist: Film Fest LA @ LA Live 2022

Finalist: Las Vegas International Film & Screenwriting Festival 2022

Best Short Script, Diabolical Horror Film Festival 2022

Semi-Finalist: London International Screenwriting Competition 2022

Best Short Screenplay, Screaming Ostrich International Film Festival 2022

Quarter-Finalist: Boston Horror Comedy Film Festival 2022

Best Screenplay, Hollywood Blood Horror Festival 2022

Best Short Horror/Sci-Fi Screenplay, Silicon Beach Film Festival 2022

Best Sci-Fi Featurette Screenplay, Wallachia International Film Festival 2022

Honorable Mention: Screenplay, Top Shorts Film Festival 2022

Screenplay Contest Winner: Chicago Horror Film Festival 2022

Semi-Finalist: Festigious Film Festival 2022

Outstanding Achievement in Screenwriting (Short), Oil Valley Film Festival 2022

Professional Groups
Other Professional Groups
Pano, Post NY Alliance, Array Crew, NYWIFT, and Alliance for Women in Media
NYWIFT Committees
Career Focus, Development, Membership, New Works Lab, Writers Group
Content Types
Narrative Features, Reality/Unscripted
Director, Editor: Film/Video, Writer
Business Types
Digital, Post-Production
Other Languages Spoken
Sign language