INDIVISION 2000 Productions
Cheryl Quintana Leader,
award winning writer, director and producer,
is founder and president of INDIVISION
Educational Media in English and Spanish for
the Latino Community.
Having won Universal's
Hispanic Film Project with "Tanto
Tiempo," Cheryl was the first to produce
a nationally syndicated hour-long television
special hosted by Edward James Olmos
The Hispanic Heritage Film Project: An
American Experience sponsored by AT&T/Kodak
showcasing Latino filmmakers and their bicultural
Her work has garnered AV/Video
100 Producers Award, Women's
History Month Award from Comision Feminil/Los
Angeles, a Gold
Apple at the National Educational Film &
Video Festival, two CINE
Golden Eagles from Washington D.C., two
Short Film titles, as well as having been
inducted into the Xicano Retrospective archives
at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Currently, Cheryl is
in development on several television and film
projects, such as "Young
Heart Diaries," originally a children's
programming pilot commissioned by ABC focusing
on young Latina girls, as well as sitcom, "Rita
& Lucy," "Navaratna" (Nine Stones)
exploring mixed marriage culture, and "Goddesses"
& Daughters) reconnecting women with
the true power of women throughout time.
Within her community,
Cheryl serves as a CINE Jury Advisory Council
Member in Washington D.C., an Advisory Board
Member of the Mar Vista Family Center, is actively
involved with UCLA's Governmental Relations
& Advocacy Outreach program and as a Jury
Committee Member of UCLA's Alumni & Dr.
Ralph J. Bunche Freshman Scholarship, Eastman
Kodak's Student Scholarship, and Nestle's Very
Best in Youth Awards.
Prior to that, she was a duly committed
Board of Director's/Trustee Member of the National
Association of Multi-Ethnic Americans (AMEA), the Los Angeles
Commission on Assaults Against Women (LACAAW),
and Hispanas Organized for Political Equality-Political
Action Committee (HOPE-PAC).
In addition, after having
been selected via scholarships from The Gas
Company, State Farm Insurance, and PG&E,
Cheryl is most honored to be a graduate of Leadership
America, Leadership California, HOPE's Leadership
Institute, The Center for Creative Leadership,
UCLA's Alumni Leadership Academy, and the Woodhull
Institute for Ethical Leadership.
A Phoenix, Arizona native,
UCLA Chancellor's Marshall, Chi Omega and Gymnastics
Cheryl resides in Mar Vista Hills, California
with her loving family - T, Bear &
Skye, Chela & Shibu, Riane & Shanti.