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Rosa Navarrete is an LA based artist originally from Perú. She is a CBS Leadership Pipeline Challenge winner for In Tune, a short film developed with amazing colleagues. Rosa was part of the inaugural collective for BIPOC Sci-Fi Screenwriting Lab with Justice for My Sister & BIPOC Critic's Lab with Jose Solís via The Kennedy Center (2020). She co-directed Matriarchy short film with Patricia Zamorano, which was showcased at The Schwules Museum in Berlin, Germany, as part of their 12 Moons exhibit (2018). She was a writer/director collaborator on The Train (2021) a series of episodes turned short film led by showrunner Yelyna De Leon that screened at LA Skins Film Festival (2021). In 2023, Sippin', a short film directed by Rosa Navarrete and written by Gilbert Salazar won the Spirit of the Festival Award at the LIFE Film Festival. In 2022, she co-created and edited an Afro-Futuristic dance film titled A'we Deh Ya directed by Paloma McGregor that won the Best Screendance Film at the Denton Black Film Festival (2022). Prior to developing and collaborating on projects, Rosa worked in film/TV in spaces like Univistion Network, ColorForce Inc., and Disney.

Rosa is a member of
GOALIES Writing Group led by Victor Dueñas and became a recent member of the Chicana Directors Initiative led by Kayden Phoenix. Rosa is currently developing a comedic feature film. Her goal is to someday join a TV Writer’s Room. When not making films, Rosa enjoys spending time with family and giving back to her community. She serves on the Casa 0101 Theater & Refugee Children Center board.

LIFE Film Festival - Sippin' 

Winner of  "Spirit of the Festival" Award

Los Angeles, CA - 2023

1st Place Winner - "CBS Leadership Pipeline Challenge" - In Tune
Los Angeles, CA - 2022

US Congress: House of Representatives Certificate of Special Recognition for 2021 Boca de Oro Visual Arts Festival w/
The Wayward Artist

Santa Ana - 2021

Art of Leadership: From Individual to Collective Impact with LA County for Arts

Los Angeles - 2020

Emergent Content Creator with NALIP

Los Angeles - 2018 , 2019, 2021

Certificate of Recognition from The City of Los Angeles for TNH Productions' bilingual performance Aladdin: Dual Language Edition

Los Angeles - 2017

LGBTQ+ Hero w/ Q Youth Foundation

Los Angeles - 2016

1st Place: "Change in Motion"

Multimedia Contest with

The American Immigration Council
Washington, DC - 2013

Refugee Children Center

San Fernando Valley, CA


Casa 0101 Theater, Board Member

Los Angeles, CA  

Artists En Acción

Los Angeles, CA


Ella Sports Foundation​


Angela's Pulse, Core Artist

New York, NY

Inner City Filmmakers, Graduate

Los Angeles, CA  

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