Myrta Vida

Myrta Vida

Writer, Filmmaker, Producer, Script Doctor
Writer, Filmmaker, Producer, Script Doctor

Full Bio
Born & raised in Puerto Rico, Myrta Vida is a decorated Army Veteran. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Missouri –St. Louis (UMSL).

Ms. Vida is also a graduate of the New York Film Academy's (NYFA) Conservatory in Screenwriting, and is a Third World Newsreel (TWN) Fellow.

She's a Story Consultant and Script Doctor for Independent Filmmakers both in the U.S. and abroad.

Industry Awards
What The Boy Couldn’t Say, Feature Screenplay
• Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting 2021, Top 10%

Second Responders, Documentary Short (2021) -Writer, Co-Producer
• 2023 NYWIFT Film Festival, Best Short Documentary, Winner
• 2021 Diversity in Cannes, Nominee
• 2021 Imagine This International Women’s Film Festival, Nominee
• 2021 Awarded Merit Grant by Dr. Abigail Disney’s Fork Films

Endlich, Thriller Short (2021) –Producer
• 2021 Seattle Film Festival, Nominee Best Thriller Short

Language, Feature Screenplay
• Sundance Film Development Fund 2020, First Round Finalist, Screenwriting

Premature, Feature (2019) –Assistant to The Producer
• 2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards, Winner John Cassavetes Award

The Infiltrators, Documentary Feature (2019) –Assistant to The Producer
• 2019 Sundance Film Festival, Winner, NEXT Innovator Award
• 2019 Blackstar Film Festival, Winner Jury Prize