37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024

37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 30-November 3, 2024


Jocelyn Diaz

Jocelyn Diaz has worked as both a producer and a television and film executive throughout her career, at companies including DISNEY, HBO and ABC TELEVISION.  She most recently worked as an Executive Producer on the series HOUSE OF THE DRAGON.  Prior to that, she was the Executive Vice President for EPIX, a premium cable channel, and was in charge of the creative programming strategy for the channel, overseeing all aspects of development and production for both original scripted drama and comedy programming and non-scripted programming, which included documentaries, docuseries, comedy, sports and concert specials. Prior to her position at EPIX, she was the Vice President for Walt Disney Motion Picture Production, overseeing live-action feature development and production for the studio. Prior to this, she was Vice President, HBO Entertainment, Drama Series, responsible for overseeing the development and production of dramatic series for the network. Among her credits are LOST, UGLY BETTY, BOARDWALK EMPIRE, BIG LOVE, INTO THE WOODS, ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY, BERLIN STATION and GET SHORTY.

Diaz hails from the Washington, DC area and holds a BA from the University of Virginia, where she served on the Alumni Association Board of Managers.