Scribe Video Center Annual Appeal Video

As part of their Annual Appeal campaign, Scribe Video Center produced videos showcasing different programs and members. Check out this video showcasing our Film Scholars Program, a series of courses designed to guide emerging documentary filmmakers from conceptualization through completion of their projects. Kristal Sotomayor is a 2017-2018 Film Scholar Program participant in post-production on …

Presenting Film at Good Pitch Local Philadelphia

Good Pitch Local Philadelphia is a day-long networking event showcasing short-form non-fiction media projects that are deeply relevant to Philadelphia and Pennsylvania. An opportunity for organizers to connect with media makers within their communities in a model of radical creative collaboration. It was such an honor to present my documentary at Good Pitch Local! The …

Screener for the Philadelphia Film Festival

As part of the 27th annual Philadelphia Film Festival (PFF), I was a festival screener watching and reviewing films. Every October, the Philadelphia Film Society hosts the Philadelphia Film Festival which gathers more than 25,000 dedicated film lovers and scores of talented filmmakers for eleven exceptional days of cinematic splendor. As a world-class film festival, …

Awarded Double Exposure Film Festival Scholarship

I am so thankful to have been awarded a scholarship to Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival! Double Exposure offers modest scholarships to journalists and filmmakers who wish to attend the festival, but lack the means to do so. Assistance is contributed to the registration, travel, and/or hospitality of journalists in print and other media, as …

Opening Night Speaker at Philadelphia Latino Film Festival

During the seventh annual Philadelphia Latino Film Festival (PHLAFF), I was selected to speak at the Opening Night, representing local filmmakers. My speech touched on the issues Latinx immigrants face in Philadelphia and steps the community can take to share Latinx stories. It was an honor to speak at PHLAFF! Over my three years with …