Vice President, Scripted Development, Mitú
Originally from Chicago, Gina began her Hollywood career at International Creative Management (ICM) talent agency in Motion Picture Production and transitioned to Film Development in her post with Ms. Salma Hayek’s production company, Ventanazul/MGM. Following her time at Ventanazul, Gina landed at 20th Century Fox Film as a Creative Executive in feature film development and made the move to television as Director for the Fox Writers Lab, Fox TV Directors Lab and the Fox/AFI Filmmakers Lab for Fox Broadcasting Company, 20th Century Fox Television, and 20th Century Fox Film. She then returned to content development in her role as the Director of Content Development for Story House Entertainment/Univision, where she focused on Spanish and English-language scripted series. Currently, she is the Vice President of Scripted Development for both Film and Television, at Mitú, an English-language digital platform targeting the new mainstream American millennial audience.
Gina attended Columbia College Chicago where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism and Television. She has been selected as one of the 50 women to participate in the “50 Women Can Change the World in Media & Entertainment” 2018 cohort https://www.50womencan-media.com/50-women-cohort/, is on the board of directors for the Young Storytellers https:/www.youngstorytellers.com/, the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative http://annenberg.usc.edu/research/aii, and is an active member of the NALIP http://www.nalip.org/ women’s board. Gina has also been recognized as one of twenty Latin Americans Making a Difference for American Independent Film Today on Indiewire. http://www.indiewire.com/2016/12/latin-americans-film-industry-influence-1201745573/