Spotlight on Up & Coming Latinx Creators: Kryzz GautierUntitled

Kryzz Gautier is a queer, Afro-Latina writer/director born and raised in the Dominican Republic. As the only child of a disabled mother, Kryzz spent most of her formative years having to entertain herself – which is how she’s developed a penchant for creating complex worlds filled with three-dimensional characters.

After high school she immigrated to the United States to earn her BA in Directing Narrative Fiction from Emerson College but soon after earning her degree, her legal status lapsed and she spent the next half a decade living as an undocumented immigrant. Kryzz injects this distinctive and colorful background into her character-driven dramas and novel sci-fi narratives. Named one of the ten emerging writers of color at The Distruptors Fellowship, Kryzz just sold her first TV pilot.

For more of Kryzz’s work, visit and follow her on Twitter and Instagram @kryzzgautier

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Published at Fri, 30 Oct 2020 20:00:00 +0000