Vanessa first had an interest in film-making during her years at Culver City High School, in Los Angeles, California; where she attended a film production class for 2 years. During her time at Columbia College Hollywood, she assisted and learned under filmmakers such as Vince Toto, Ben Stanley, Charlie Rose, Arthur Reinhart, and Stu Berg. Prior to graduating, she has worked on a spec commercial for Reebok, a major television show for the History channel, over 20 short films and music videos, and shot a feature as Director of Photography. Vanessa graduated with a Bachelor of Fina Arts in 2015, majoring in Cinematography.
Since 2015 she has worked as a freelance videographer as well as Quality Control Technician for Alternative Rentals in Culver City, California.

Vanessa Alemán currently lives in Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX. as a freelance cinematographer and still photographer.