CEO, Writer/Director/EP/Multiplatform Content Creator
With a repertoire spanning TV, digital, film, mobile, games, comics and music, Evette Vargas is emblematic of Hollywood’s new breed of multimedia talent. Described by the New York Times as an “Artist to Watch”, Evette is an award-winning filmmaker and co-founder of Digital-Reign, a multiplatform digital media production company. At Digital-Reign, Evette oversees development of original content for digital, television, film, mobile apps, games, comics and interactive media. Evette’s writing, directing and interactive work includes mobile apps for Sherlock Holmes 2; online games for The Fast And The Furious; interactive media for Madonna.com; and online games for the Lord Of The Rings film trilogy. More recently, Evette show-runs and directs her sci-fi action thriller digital series, DARK PROPHET, starring Henry Rollins (Sons Of Anarchy) and Chase Fein (Suburgatory). The series was in contention for two 2014 EMMYS in the Interactive Category, premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, won an NBC/UNI production award and won the STORYWORLD QUEST PITCHQUEST. The comic book premiered at San Diego and New York Comic-Con 2014. The Virtual Reality comic series is in the works. Evette’s award-winning one-hour crime pilot, GYPSY KINGDOM, has attracted Academy-Award nominated actor, Danny Aiello. Evette’s award-winning one-hour action pilot, ECHOES, will feature the talents of director David Boyd (THE WALKING DEAD, 12 MONKEYS, AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.), and actor, Liam MacIntyre (SPARTACUS). Evette’s comedy script, KINGNAPPED, won a Top 30 spot in The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting. Evette’s action thriller feature, WITHER, was a Sundance Institute Screenwriting Lab Finalist. Evette was born in New York, where she graduated with honors from NYU Tisch School Of The Arts with a BFA in filmmaking. Evette earned her MFA in Screenwriting and Showrunning from UCLA. Evette learned to tell stories at the dinner table, where the imagination ruled.