TINA CESA WARD started her career writing and directing short films and also directing for the stage. Her short film, In Their Absence screened in over a dozen festivals was named one of the best short films of the decade by Festival de cortos MíraLes in 2011.
In 2008, Tina jumped into the web world and for the next several years, Tina was the Executive Producer/Co-Writer/ Director of hit independent scripted drama, Anyone But Me. Anyone But Me has reached over
60 million views and has brought home nearly ever industry award, highlighted by Tina (along with Susan Miller) winning the first ever Writers Guild of America Award for Original New Media.
Tina has been nominated several times for her directing as well, and won the International Academy of Web TV Award for Best Directing in a Drama. Other nomination highlights include Webby and Streamy Award nominations. Tina has directed over 50 episodes over four differ-
ent scripted series.
Currently, Tina is the Chair of the International Academy of Web Television and also an Development Executive at Trifecta Entertainment.
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