Tanya Leal Soto
Producer for Art and Tech Studio
Tanya Leal Soto is a Mexican American director, producer and content creator. She is currently the Producer for Art & Tech Studio Tender Claws, creators of award winning game Virtual, virtual reality and recently released AR app Tendar. Using her filmmaking background, she dove into 360 storytelling through directing and producing 360 video content. In 2018 Etienne, a sci-fi 360 short she directed was part of NEXT the innovation hub at the Marché du Film de Cannes. Tanya is also a professional puppeteer and in 2018 she directed a large scale fire puppet show. In 2017 she co-wrote a 10 episode series for Mexico's Televisa Foundation called Technolochicas, with the goal of raising awareness among young Latinas and their families about opportunities and careers in technology.