Kristal Sotomayor bilingual documentary filmmaker and editorKristal Sotomayor is a bilingual (English + Spanish) filmmaker, cinematographer, and editor based in Philadelphia.
Currently, she is the Communications and Outreach Coordinator for Scribe Video Center and a Programmer with the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival. In addition, she is working on a documentary about the undocumented immigrant community in Philadelphia. Learn more about Kristal→

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2013 – 2017     A.B. Comparative Literature, Cum Laude | Bryn Mawr College



  JUN 2018  –  PRESENT
  Communications & Outreach Coordinator 

  Scribe Video Center

Vision Driven Artists Logo    MAR 2018 – PRESENT
    Marking & Outreach Assistant

    Vision Driven Artists

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   Programming Team

   Philadelphia Latino Film Festival (PHLAFF)

Amador Bilingual Voiceovers LogoJAN 2017  –  PRESENT
Social Media Manager

Amador Bilingual Voiceovers

    Phila-Film-Fest-logo-300x300JUN 2018 – PRESENT
    Pre-Screener, Festival Programming

    Philadelphia Film Festival (PFF)

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     Documentary Pre-Screener, Festival Programming

     Camden International Film Festival (CIFF)

YLhly56F     DEC 2017  – MAR 2018
     Post-Production Intern

     Little Sallie Walker Documentary

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 Programming & Production Intern

 POV, American Documentary

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Assistant Locations Manager
CNN & Glass Entertainment Group

JUN 2017 – NOV 2017
Flexner Lectureship Program Assistant

Bryn Mawr College

SEPT 2016 – DEC 2016
Video Production Intern


JUN 2016 & JUN 2017
Social Media Team

Philadelphia Latino Film Festival (PHLAFF)

SEPT 2016 – MAY 2017
Founder & Co-President of Filmmakers Association

Bryn Mawr College

APR 2016 – MAY 2017
Advertising Coordinator

Bryn Mawr College, Career & Professional Development 

SEPT 2015 – AUG 2017
Production Assistant

Bryn Mawr College, 360 Program

AUG 2015 – MAY 2017
Head of Film Series Committee

Bryn Mawr College



Film Scholar Fellowship
Scribe Video Center & Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences


Effective Grantsmanship Workshop
Bryn Mawr College

Film Studies Program Fellowship
Bryn Mawr College

NextDoc Emerging Documentary Filmmaker Fellowship
Youth FX & The Carey Institute
HCAH Flaherty Seminar Student Fellowship
Haverford College


Hanna Holborn Gray Research Fellowship
Bryn Mawr College

HCAH Digital Storytelling Workshop
Haverford College


To My Motherland (2017)

Independent Film Night | The Newtown Theatre
Backup_Festival: Kurz Film Festival | Weimar, Germany
Philadelphia Latino Film Festival, Youth Programing | Philadelphia, PA
Rough Cut Film FestivalPhiladelphia, PA
> Nominee, Best Experimental (University) Film
Independent Women Film Festival | Lost Format Society in London, England
> Official Shortlist
Newark International Film Festival | Newark, NJ
Grand Rapids Feminist Film Fest | Grand Rapids, Michigan

Corriente (2016)

Tri-Co Film Festival | Bryn Mawr Film Institute
Plural+ 2016 Youth Video Festival, Participant