Born in Puerto Rico , Jennifer Vanessa Becerril started her film education after receiving a scholarship from Cinelab and The Film Foundation (FundacionCinePR.org) to be part of their cinematography workshop “El Arte Detras De La Camara” by professor Leonardo Santana .
After her noticing her interest and dedication for the art of filmmaking Mr. Luis Cruz president of The Film Foundation decides to grant her a second scholarship for their other workshop “Aprende A Hacer Cine … Haciéndolo “ that included classes with professors and directors like David Norris, Joel Perez Irizarry and Pablo Impelluso. After successfully completing the workshop Ms. Becerril decided to join the Cinelab and Film Foundation family as a volunteer of the prestigious International film festival CineFiesta .
Her hardwork paid of and she became one of the main organizers of one of the festival’s parallel events “UniFiesta” . Ms. Becerril worked as Assistant Director and Makeup artist in the short film “Secuestrada” directed by Rodrigo Acosta . “Secuestrada” went on to become an official selection in the Rincon International Film Festival . She also worked as Casting Director and Makeup Artist in the short film “Distorsión” directed by Carolina Seda , she also co-produced the short film “Un Loco ” directed by Ramiro Faulkner. “Un Loco” became an official selection in the 2016 Rincon International Film Festival. She continued to work as a Makeup artist in short films like “Mijo” directed by David Marquéz , “Juego de Rol” directed by Carlos Flores .
Ms. Becerril made her debut as both producer and director with the documentary “Amor Al Arte: El Ballet” . Amor Al Arte : El Ballet’s short film version was successfully accepted and premiered in the Enfoque International Film Festival 2017 . In 2018 “ Amor Al Arte: El Ballet” won “ Director’s Choice “ award in the Documentary Short category. Jennifer Vanessa Becerril currently is the account manager for Cinefiesta International Film Festival.
She is also working as a producer in the short film “Danza Azul” , while at the same time working with the artist and Vogue Italia collaborator Edwin Antonio and the Fútbol Boricua organization.