April M. Sánchez
Storyteller :: Screenwriter :: Filmmaker
April M. Sánchez was born and raised in El Paso, TX. Growing up in a bicultural city has inspired her stories which often reflect the beauty, wonder and traditional elements of the border town Latin American culture and beyond. She holds a bachelor's degree in Screenwriting and a Latino Media Studies certification from the University of Texas at Austin.
Most recently April had a television pilot in development with a company that has an overall deal with Netflix. Her scripts have made their way to the finalist round in screenplay competitions such as the Sundance Screenwriters AND Episodic Labs, as a Semi-Finalist in The Academy Nicholl Fellowship and the Universal Writers Lab, amongst others. She has participated in the NALIP Screenwriting Lab, the Stowe Story Labs, the NHMC TV Series Screenwriting Program and more.