Diana Dercyz-Kessler


Diana Derycz-Kessler is the Co-Chair and Chief Executive Officer of The Los Angeles Film School, a college dedicated to hands-on training in Film, Recording, Game and Animation. Her graduates have gone on to become premier filmmakers and recording engineers. 

Diana is an avid promoter of young filmmaking talent and has executive produced independent feature films. She also enthusiastically oversees a family office along with her financier husband Paul Kessler through which they actively invest and oversee a variety of companies in the energy, biotechnology and convention space. Prior to her current role, Diana was a lawyer servicing the international energy and financial communities. She worked as a fashion model during her school years until her graduation from law school. Born to a Mexican mother and Ukrainian father, she is fluent in Spanish and lived throughout the United States as well as in Mexico and Europe. Diana graduated from Harvard Law School along with her classmate, President Obama. She also holds a master's degree from Stanford University and a bachelor's degree from University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA).