Gerardo “Gerry” Maravilla

Gerardo ‘Gerry’ Maravilla is a Mexican-American writer/director based in Los Angeles. Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, he escaped his suburban Catholic upbringing through punk rock and horror movies. He’s been a fellow in Film Independent’s Project Involve, the New York Film Festival’s Artist Academy, Hola Mexico’s Tomorrow’s Filmmakers Today, and the Stowe Story Labs. His work has screened at festivals such as Palm Springs ShortFest, the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF), the Newport Beach Film Festival, and many others. Recently, he participated in the Cine Qua Non Storylines Lab with his feature script, Niño de vidrio (Child of Glass). The short version won the 2023 Roadmap Writers Short Script Competition. He’s just completed post-production on the surreal horror short, “Vivir”.

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