Evette Vargas, Multiplatform and Virtual Reality Creator
Evette Vargas is emblematic of Hollywood’s new breed of multiplatform storytelling talent. Named by the New York Times as an “Artist to Watch,” Vargas is an award-winning writer, director, producer, multiplatform and Virtual Reality creator. Vargas’ work includes series for Amazon, MTV, Bravo, DirectTV; as well as writing, apps, games and branded entertainment for FAST & FURIOUS, LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy and Madonna. Vargas executive produced, wrote and directed her digital series DARK PROPHET, starring Henry Rollins. The series was nominated for two Emmys, premiered at Sundance and is available on Amazon Prime. The Virtual Reality series will premiere on the Sony PlayStation VR and on LeVR in China.
Vargas recently sold her one-hour series MUSES to Turner Broadcasting Super Deluxe, is developing her show TRANS with Electus, and her series TEMPEST for the El Rey network. Vargas has optioned her Y.A. series, THE SPECTORS, to Campanario Productions. Vargas is writing and producing three VR projects based on her original IPs, one of which Vargas is producing with award-winning VR company, VR Playhouse. Vargas is going into production on her one-hour series, SNAP, starring Amaury Nolasco for Premo Networks. Vargas is a member of the Writers Guild of America, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Producers Guild of America and the Alliance of Women Directors. Vargas earned her BFA in Directing and Film/TV Production from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and her MFA from UCLA for Screenwriting with a concentration in Television Showrunning. Vargas was born in the Bronx and learned to tell stories at the dinner table with her family where the imagination ruled.
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