The Renegade film festival is built on elevating marginalized voices. Fostering a sense of community and empowering one another to create. We are proud to showcase diverse content and promote inclusion & visibility in order to bring a sense of balance and equality to independent cinema.
Vanessa Ionta Wright is an award winning filmmaker based in Atlanta. She has written & directed several short films including a fully authorized Stephen King adaptation. Vanessa graduated from Ohio University with a degree in Video Production & Film. She is a lifelong fan of cinema, especially the horror genre. Her philosophy of filmmaking is that, “with enough passion and drive, there is nothing we cannot accomplish.” She enjoys punctuality, scary movies, a quick wit, sandwiches, the music of Michael Jackson, Halloween & Bacon Jam. She does not enjoy bugs, clowns, perpetual lateness, mean people, oppression, laziness, running more than 3 miles or curved walls.