Stephanie Hernandez is a Latina writer, director, and video producer from Inglewood, CA. She started in digital, specifically at We Are Mitú, where she produced, directed, and edited viral content for a millennial Latinx audience. Then, she directed for various Latinx small businesses like Viva La Bonita and Vive Cosmetics. After that, she connected with Marvin Lemus and Linda Y. Chavez, the co-creators of Gentefied, right before they went into production for season 1 of the show. She was an assistant for both of them and social media manager during production. She then got approached to direct bilingual branded videos for Popsugar and brands like Amazon, Clorox, and NeoCell.
She later became a contributor for Netflix’s Con Todo, their Latinx focused vertical, where she creates social content around their titles. She is currently the showrunner’s assistant to Marvin Lemus and Linda Y. Chavez for season 2 of Gentefied. She wrote and directed two shorts, No Answer & Pantaya, which have been well-received online. She is currently submitting her third short, Dreamer, to film festivals, and she’s in pre-production for her next short film, Tortillas on the Comal.