Diego Nájera is an LA-based creative producer from Guadalajara, Mexico.
As a producer, Diego’s film projects have been supported by the Sundance Institute, NALIP, the Tribeca Film Institute, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. He has produced award-winning short films that were featured at the Berlinale, SXSW, FICG, Fantastic Fest, AFI Fest, Miami Film Festival, and on HBO. He worked as an executive at AG Capital, the U.S. arm of a Latin American studio founded by producer Alex Garcia and as a film programmer and producer for the Guadalajara International Film Festival.
Diego has been selected as a Creative Producing Fellow (Sundance), a Project Involve & Producers Lab Fellow (Film Independent), a Debra Hill Fellow (PGA), an International Artist Fellow (USC) and he holds an MFA from USC’s Peter Stark Producing Program. Since 2017, Diego serves as Co-Founder and Board Member for the Latin Tracking Board, an entertainment industry organization that supports Latinx talent in the executive ranks through an online community and a speaker series.
He is currently Director of Narrative Films at Participant, the leading company dedicated to entertainment that inspires audiences to engage in positive social change.