April M. Sánchez


Austin, Texas, United States

Horror screenwriter April M. Sánchez was born and raised in El Paso, TX, on the US/Mexico border. Growing up in a bicultural city has inspired her stories, which often reflect the beauty, wonder, and traditional elements of border town Latinx culture.

April holds a bachelor's degree in Screenwriting and a Latino Media Studies certification UT Austin. Her scripts have made their way to the finalist round in the Sundance Screenwriters and Episodic Labs and as a Semi-Finalist in The Academy Nicholl Fellowship and the Universal Writers Lab, amongst others. April is currently a participant in the inaugural Stowe Story Labs Launch, a feature film intensive for advanced development.