Priscila Torres is a writer and director from El Salvador who started exploring the world of storytelling through motion graphics animations. In 2013, she earned her BFA in Graphic Design from Universidad Don Bosco in El Salvador. That same year, she received the Robert Redford Milagro Initiative Unique Voice scholarship to study film in New Mexico. As part of her scholarship program she participated in multiple writing workshops with acclaimed director Joan Tewkesbury. She graduated in 2016 with a BFA in Film Production and began working in film as a production assistant. In 2017, Priscila moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where she wrote and directed her short film “Thank You for Calling." The short screened at the 2019 New Filmmakers LA, The Georgia Latino Film Festival and the 2020 Macon Film Festival amongst others. It was recently selected for the Serendipity Project by Arts ATL and Fulton County Arts and Culture. In 2019, she started adapting the short into a feature screenplay with the working title, Undercurrent. With this project, she was invited to the 2019 Sundance Screenwriters Intensive - Macon and the 2020 Sundance Talent Forum. Priscila is a 2020 Sundance Knight Fellow and 2020 Westridge grant Finalist.