Diana recently wrote the adapted screenplay for the feature film, THE JOURNEY AHEAD, which completed principal photography and is now in post-production.

The film stars:

Michael Madsen

Blanca Marroquin

Yancey Arias.

Diana wrote, directed, and produced a quirky romantic comedy, IN BETWEEN THE GUTTER AND THE STARS, which was screened by APERTURA Showcase and American Cinematheque at The Egyptian Theater. The film stars Jacob Vargas and Yvonne Delarosa.

Festival Accolades:

The Gold REMI Award – WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival

The Golden Palm Award – Mexico International Film Festival

Best Screenplay and Best Actress awards – OLSFF

The Artisan Award – Broad Humor Film Festival

Official Selection – Apertura Showcase / American Cinematheque

Official Selection – Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival

Diana is the producer of the feature-length concert film, CULTURE CLASH IN AMERICCA, which Emilio Estevez directed. CULTURE CLASH IN AMERICCA premiered at the SXSW Film Festival, also screened at the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival, and is now streaming on iTunes.

Diana is the Production Manager of the feature film based on Julia Sweeney’s award-winning, one-woman, stage show, LETTING GO OF GOD, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and aired on Showtime.

Additional Film Work

While President of Production at Arenas Entertainment, Diana also served as post-production supervisor on the acquired feature films, NICOTINA, IMAGINING ARGENTINA, THE THREE WISE MEN, and A GAME OF CAT AND MOUSE.

She created the English subtitles for NICOTINA and A GAME OF CAT AND MOUSE, as well as edited the dialogue and oversaw the dubbing to English and neutral Spanish of the animated feature film, THE THREE WISE MEN (a Disney DVD release).


As a screenwriter, Diana has placed as a finalist in the:

Walt Disney Fellowship Program

BroadHumor Film Festival

Slamdance Screenwriting Competition


Diana has written, directed, and produced radio and television spots for:

Evolve Post

Crosscreek Entertainment

The Media Shop

Adobe Entertainment

The AdMark Group.