Francesca Escarraga

Event and Program Manager

Francesca Escarraga is an award-winning producer and writer who utilizes the visual medium and the written word to empower the voiceless and create meaningful stories that induce positive change in society.

She majored in Film and TV Development at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Screenwriting at New York Film Academy – Los Angeles, and Organizational Communication at De La Salle University.

As a professional screenwriter and script consultant, she specializes in writing original screenplays, providing development notes, script coverages, and designing creative solutions that transform stories into award-winning masterpieces. She has worked on award-winning international films and her screenplay ‘Leo Child’ placed as a semifinalist in the Coverfly-qualifying 2020 Scriptapalooza Screenwriting competition in Los Angeles and in the 2023 Outstanding Screenplays competition in London, UK. She is also responsible for crafting feature, opinion, and review pieces relevant to film, TV, and pop culture for top global media and entertainment companies and independent clients from New York, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and Rome as well as interviewing Hollywood A-List actors, directors, producers, and writers.

As a producer, she oversees all aspects of film, TV, and event production, securing funding, hiring and supervising cast and crew members, creative direction, managing the budget, and developing an effective marketing and distribution strategy. She has brought to life Academy Award-qualifying and award-winning films and series namely Sing (to me), Piece of Me, Collab, Stage 5, And We’ll Be Okay, and a European feature documentary entitled Radio Europe.

She works with studio executives from NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA), Warner Bros., Disney, Fox, NBC, Netflix, Amazon, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and has worked on notable Hollywood projects namely Netflix’s Bridgerton (Season 2 & 3), Queen Charlotte, The Witcher (Season 3), All The Light We Cannot See, Netflix Upfront, Warner Media Upfront, Legend of Vox Machina, Disney’s Kiff, Disney’s SuperKitties, Westward Walt, XBOX Fan Fest Live, Taco Bell Live Mas Live, The Kansas City Chiefs, and Amazon’s Saltburn. She won Best Producer at the 2022 Oniros Film Awards in New York City and was recognized by the City of Los Angeles Mayor’s Office for fostering the future generation of entertainment professionals through NFMLA’s Stage 5 CineSessions mentorship program.

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