Mariscela Beatríz Méndez was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. Mariscela has shot numerous forms of media for clients such as GOOGLE, NETFLIX, CLOROX, and TUBI. Mariscela has been recognized by her contemporaries and in 2019 she was selected to participate in The American Society of Cinematographers Vision Mentor Program. She is also the recipient of The Peregrine Collective 2022 Cinematographer’s Grant. Mariscela was also selected as one of four DPs to participate in the 2022-24 Reframe Rise Fellowship partnered with Women in Film and Sundance.
Miss Méndez has a deep connection to her Mexican-American roots and often works on projects involving LatinX identity, female driven films, and magical realism. Mariscela is focusing on commercial, narrative feature length and episodic projects. Miss Méndez is a member of ICG a Local 600 based in Los Angeles, but works worldwide.