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