Melissa Gutierrez ClavijoProducer

Melissa Gutierrez is a Colombian-born producer located in Los Angeles. Her award-winning work includes a portfolio of 40+ feature films, commercials, music videos, and short films that have all received international acclaim. She is currently the VP and Head of Production at Narrative Ads, a digital media agency that produces content for brands such as Instacart, Fabletics, Univelever, P&G, Johnson & Johnson, and Doordash, among others.

Her most notable works include Hidden StoneSomos EcosThe BoxCaptiveTumba CatimbaDr. Woofenberg, among others. She has worked with singer Martina La Peligrosa’s on the mega hit video for Me Voy.

Her feature-length film Captive (2020) is a psychological thriller that won “Best Picture” at the Horrorhound Film Festival and Nevermore Film Festival. The film follows the story of a teenage runaway who pretends to be the daughter of a delusional man after he kidnaps her in an attempt to escape capture.

Gutierrez is active on social media and you can follow her on Instagram or view her reel on Vimeo.

Program Studied at NYFA: Producing
Program Type: MFA in Producing
Year Attended/Graduated: 2017
Location: Los Angeles