Writer / Director
Writer/Director Scarlet Perez’s first short film, BIPOLAR & CHEESE, has made it's way to Cannes, Toronto, Austin, New York City, the Bahamas and many festivals in greater Los Angeles. It has also received many accolades to date, including California Women’s Film Festival 1st Place Audience Award, LA Shorts Awards Winner, NYC Indie Film Awards Winner for Best Film, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Original Score & Best Editing.
Scarlet began her career as a Promo Writer/Producer/Editor at MTV ON-AIR PROMOTIONS in New York City where she Co-Directed and Edited two award winning Public Service Announcements dealing with the issue of Oral Sex amongst teenagers "Sex in the High School" and "Gender Bender." Both KAISER SAFE SEX PSA spots won GOLD CREATIVITY BDA awards at PROMAX in 2004. Another groundbreaking and noteworthy spot was MTV2's highly sought-after Integrated Marketing campaign with SPRITE. Her clients included MTV, MTV2, MTVU, MTV Español, mtv.com, MTV Home Entertainment, MTV Networks International, Simon & Schuster, VHUno, Logo, The Kaiser foundation, MTV Films, Paramount Pictures, VH1 Productions, Nickelodeon, and Spike TV.
Scarlet currently works at BRAVO ON-AIR PROMOTIONS as a Writer/Producer/Editor, creating Promos and Trailers for shows such as “The Real Housewives" and “Top Chef” franchises. Prior to Bravo, Scarlet freelanced for FX On-Air Promos, NBC, Warner Bros. Promotions, Lifetime On-Air Promos, VH1 Productions, Hells Kitchen, Nickelodeon On-Air Promos, The Sci-Fi Channel, Spike TV, Liquid Theory, Dakota Pictures, American Apparel, Match Frame, Belief, Hotel Fountain, Pyro-Creative, Stun Creative and Playground.
Originally from Miami, Florida, Scarlet attended film school at the UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Video-Film. After graduation, she spent the next year hosting and editing approximately 100 episodes of Kenneth's Freakquency, a late-night alternative talk show which aired nightly on USA Broadcasting's WAMI in Miami.