Born and raised in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti.
Vanessa’s first narrative short film Catching Spirits
won the Jury Award Live Action Shorts 2022
making it Academy Qualified.
Vanessa is 1 of 8 women selected for
AFI’s DWW class of 2024.
Vanessa tells stories that are grounded in reality
with characters who defy the odds,
by way of magic, perseverance or straight up hustle.