JANICZA BRAVO is a writer and director based in Los Angeles. 
She received her training in theatre at NYU. She has mounted plays in the U.S. as well as abroad. Her film work has screened at AFI, BAM, Carnegie Hall, SXSW, Sundance and Tribeca. Her feature film debut Lemon (2017) premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was distributed by Magnolia Pictures. In 2014, Filmmaker Magazine named her as one of "25 New Faces of Independent Film." That year, her short film Gregory Go Boom won the Jury Prize for U.S. Fiction at Sundance. She directed the “Juneteenth” episode of Atlanta as well as episodes of HBO’s Divorce, Netflix’s Dear White People and FX's Mrs. America starring Cate Blanchett, to name a few. Her second feature, Zola, premiered in competition at Sundance in 2020 and will be distributed by a24 domestically and Sony International.