Victoria Raiser is an entrepreneur and filmmaker who has been focusing on creative industries since the beginning of her career. Raiser, a graduate of Parson’s School of Design, acquired an extensive design, visual arts, marketing and brand building background before co-founding a successful fashion start up - SERAFINA. The company grew into an international business with stores in Europe and the US.
Raiser transitioned into the entertainment industry in 2003 where she leveraged her entrepreneurial experience in starting and executing creative projects from A-Z. In 2007 she founded her own production company Liria Films which merged into Manifest Global Media in 2018. Raiser has written, produced and directed 5 feature films to date and worked on many others, including several successful Sundance submissions.
Raiser has also been consulting and creating content for KODAK, EA, E-Ventures, Rally.org, ROC, O-NET, among others. She served on the Board of SF Film from 2013-17, actively supporting the San Francisco International Film Festival, Filmmaker 360 (a grant program to SF filmmakers – success stories are “Beasts of the Southern Wild”, Ryan Coogler's "Fruitvale Station"and “Short Term 12”), and SFFS’ educational media outreach to over 10,000 bay area students.