Esmarelda VillaLobos is a filmmaker and comedian from Pomona, California. She is the writer/director/star of "Verzus," an 89-minute comedic feature film made for a budget of less than $350. She is a graduate of the David Lynch MFA in Screenwriting Program at MIU and holds a BA in Film History from Cal State Fullerton. Prior to her writing & directing career, Esmarelda previously worked as both an indie-film assistant and a dedicated Blockbuster cashier. She lives in California with her ridiculously handsome husband and a mounting stack of DVD's.