Writer, Producer

Ligiah Villalobos is the Writer and Executive Producer of the independent feature film Under the Same Moon, (La Misma Luna). She won a Humanitas Prize in 2013 for the movie, Firelight, produced by Alicia Keys and Mary Martin. Villalobos has developed projects for multiple studios and networks.  She co-produced two HBO movies, Dancing in September and Walkout.  She was the Head Writer for Nick Jr.’s hit Go, Diego! Go!, Consulted on two Pixar movies and the SPROUT series, Nina’s World. Before becoming an independent writer/producer, Villalobos was a studio executive at Disney where she oversaw all television production in Latin America and their Writing Fellowship Program and Directors Training Program.  She is currently working on a pilot for Starz/Encore based on a NY Times best-selling book.  Villalobos is on the Board of the Writers Guild Foundation and the Advisory Board of Girls, Inc., Latino Initiative. She completed her MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University in December 2015.