April M. Sánchez

Screenwriter :: Filmmaker :: Sensitivity Reader :: Latinx Media Consultant

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About April M. Sánchez

Writer, Director and Producer April M. Sánchez was born and raised in El Paso, TX, which borders Juarez, Mexico. Growing up in a bicultural city has inspired her media projects which reflect the beauty, wonder and traditional elements of the border town Latino culture.

April holds a bachelors degree in Screenwriting and a Latino Media Studies certification from the University of Texas in Austin. Her scripts have made their way to the finalist round in many screenplay competitions including the Sundance Screenwriters Lab, The IRIS Screenwriting Lab, the Screencraft Fellowship, the Austin Film Festival as a Second Rounder with 3 scripts. She has participated in the NALIP Screenwriting Lab, the Stowe Story Lab and the Athena Film Festival LA TV & Screenwriting Lab.

April has recently completed Delia’s Pozole, a short film about a young Latinx girl who bonds with her estranged grandfather over new variations of their favorite Mexican food recipes.