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Rosa Navarrete is a Peruvian Immigrant raised in Los Angeles. 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 (2021), and the 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 curated by Vera Hofmann (2018). Rosa is 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, producing and collaborating on independent 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 the 
Chicana Directors Initiative led by Kayden Phoenix. Rosa also enjoys directing, writing and performing for theater. She has produced work at
Casa 0101 Theater, The Complex, The Wayward Artist, and Frida Kahlo Theater.

Rosa is developing an action-comedy feature film set in the desert. Her goal is to someday join a TV Writer’s Room because collaborating on story development is where she shines best. When not making art, Rosa spends time with family and gives back to her community. She serves on the Refugee Children Center board, and is the Co-Vice Chair for the National Playwriting Program for The Kennedy Center ACTF.

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


Kennedy Center ACTF

Region 8, California

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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