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Sharon Arteaga

Director, Producer
at
One LunchBox Productions

Sharon Arteaga is a first-generation Mexican-American filmmaker from Corpus Christi, Texas, who convinced her mom to buy her a video camera instead of a Quinceañera. Included in NALIP’s 2019 List of Latinx Directors to Know, Arteaga has won numerous short film competitions including being selected out of 900+ films to tour the US and Canada with LUNAFEST. Arteaga was won Runner-up at the New Orleans Film Festival South Pitch for her short screenplay IN TOW. She is a past recipient of the Austin Film Society Grant for her short film Plane Pretend. The film has won numerous awards including both the Jury and Audience Award for Best Made in Texas Film at Cine Las Americas and the Premio Mesquite at CineFestival. Arteaga is working on several narrative shorts about life on the Texas coastal bend while developing her first feature film. She recently started her own production company One Lunchbox Productions, which has done work for clients like CapMetro and Blue Cross Blue Shield.

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