Managing Director, Stink Films
Head Judge – New Director
Vanessa was a psychology student when she began her career in advertising, becoming the youngest team member of McCann Worldgroup Mexico. After working at agencies such as Teran TBWA and BBDO, she embarked on a new journey and co-founded a top production company in Mexico.
In 2021, Vanessa was approached by Daniel Bergmann, president and founder of Stink, to become the managing director of Stink Films' new office in Mexico City. Since then, Vanessa has fulfilled her role, leading a team of high-end producers and creatives. The combination of talent, experience, and the way she embraces each project with intelligence, creativity, and dedication has made Vanessa a cherished leader in the industry and female role model for both young men and women. Vanessa is currently the Vice President of the Mexican Association of Filmmakers, a position she has held since 2020.