JOANELLE ROMERO is an award-winning director, producer and writer of film, television and digital. A member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and Screen Actors Guild/Aftra.

Oyate Wayanka Po Win / People Who See This Woman

Short-Listed for an Academy Award

Romero received the Armin T. Wegner Humanitarian Award for “the vision to see the truth…and the courage to speak it” (Arpa International Film Festival)

“Like Nelson Mandela, Romero is a prime example of forgiveness in action. Mandela-like, she stands on his mighty global shoulders, calls for oneness, love & what she describes as female energy.” – Ellen Snortland, former Pres. U.N.A. Pasadena Chapter


Joanelle Romero started her acting career at age 3, performing on stage in plays and musicals with her mother and grandfather. Many after school stage productions. “Beto Dream” at the Famous Troubadour in West Hollywood in 1978, a Teatro Urbano/Chango Cinema Production. Director Rene Rodriguez.


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