Diana Peralta is a Dominican-American writer and director. Her debut feature, DE LO MIO, had its world premiere as the closing night film of BAMcinemaFest in 2019 and is being distributed by HBO. The film was awarded "Best Narrative Feature" at IndieMemphis Film Festival and "Best Film" at RiverRun International Film Festival. Diana was featured in Filmmaker Magazine's "25 New Faces of Independent Film". Diana is in development on her second feature film, NO LOVE LOST, and is also developing an original TV pilot with UCP through the Ojála Ignition Lab Fellowship. She currently teaches directing at Columbia University's Film MFA program. Aside from her film work, Diana has worked as a creative producer in advertising for 8+ years. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a BA in Film & Media Studies in 2011.