Mareesa Stertz grew up in Las Vegas, the child of an Austrian Hunter and a German cocktail waitress. Her filmmaking career began with a Betamax camcorder at the ripe age of six and she fell in love. Mareesa pursued a BA in Cinema at San Francisco State University and has been traveling the world and shooting since. She is currently in development on a docu-series about how entheogenic plant medicine are helping cure physical, psychological and mental traumas. Her focus is to share imaginative inspiring stories that expand the mind and bring people together. Her films and music videos have been featured in multiple festivals as well as by CBS, IFC, SPIN, INDIE NATION and more. Clients include, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, TEDX, Ableton Live, New York Film Academy, and more.