Janicza Bravo was raised on an army base in Panama City, Panama. She moved to the US two decades ago. She studied directing and design for theatre at NYU. She's mounted plays in New York, LA and Madrid. Her film work has screened at Carnegie Hall, BAM, SXSW and Sundance. Most recently she made Filmmaker Magazine's 25 New Faces of Film. Upcoming projects include Woman in Deep starring Alison Pill and a short for Amazon's The New Yorker Presents series.