SYLVIA RAY is an award winning director, writer, and co-founder of VKTRY Creative Studios. She has been selected for HBO’s and Hola Mexico Film Festival’s Tomorrow’s Filmmakers Today program. As a storyteller, she focuses on telling grounded stories with diverse female leads.
Sylvia's films have appeared across the world in festivals like Phoenix Film Festival and Adirondack Film Festival. She's been asked to speak on several panels and podcasts like Creativity School and was featured in VoyageLA and Huffington Post. She has also worked creatively with clients such as Magnopus, Disney, and Disney-Pixar. She is an active member of the selective Women in Film’s Insight group and Alliance of Women Directors’ InSalon group.
Having grown up in a small desert town -- where nearly half the population lives beneath the poverty line -- and moving to Los Angeles as a young adult, she draws inspiration from her own self discipline and determination, and provides a unique perspective as a Korean/Mexican-American woman.
Sylvia is a California native, was born and raised in the high desert, and earned a degree in Communications while minoring in Asian Studies at Cal State Fullerton. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two sons.