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SUMMARY

Kristal Sotomayor bilingual documentary filmmaker and editorKristal Sotomayor is a bilingual (English + Spanish) filmmaker and video editor.
Currently, she interning with the award-winning documentary film series POV | American Documentary that broadcasts on PBS. She is also a Film Scholar Fellow with Scribe Video Center, co-sponsored by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. 
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EDUCATION

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

WORK EXPERIENCE

| CURRENT |

MAR 2018 – PRESENT      Executive Assistant | Vision Driven Artists Series
DEC 2017 – PRESENT       Post-Production Intern | Little Sallie Walker Documentary
SEPT 2017 – PRESENT      
Programming & Production and Digital Productions Intern | POV, American Documentary
JAN 2017 – PRESENT        Social Media Manager | Amador Bilingual Voiceovers

| PAST |

JUN 2017 – NOV 2017       Flexner Lectureship Program Assistant | Bryn Mawr College
AUGUST 2017                    Assistant Locations Manager | CNN & Glass Entertainment Group
SEPT 2016 – DEC 2016      Video Production Intern | Profugo
JUN 2016 & JUN 2017       Social Media Team | Philadelphia Latino Film
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

FELLOWSHIPS & WORKSHOPS

| 2018 |

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

| 2017 |

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

| 2016 | 

Hanna Holborn Gray Research Fellowship | Bryn Mawr College
HCAH Digital Storytelling Workshop | Haverford College

SCREENINGS & FILM FESTIVALS

| 2017 | To My Motherland

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

| 2016 | Corriente

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


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