Accepted into TIFF Media Inclusion Initiative

Super excited to be accepted into the 2020 Media Inclusion Initiative for the 45th Toronto International Film Festival! Now in its third year, TIFF’s Media Inclusion Initiative continues to accredit eligible Black, Indigenous, people of colour, LGBTQ+, and women emerging film critics who are working towards amplifying their voices in the press corps.

Accepted into the Justice For My Sister inaugural Black, Indigenous, People of Color Sci-Fi Screenwriting Lab

Super excited to join Justice For My Sister’s inaugural Black, Indigenous, People of Color Sci-Fi Screenwriting Lab! The Justice for My Sister Collective is committed to diversifying the film industry by equipping the next generation of socially conscious filmmakers with skills training, mentorship, and job access. Logline: In a world divided by social class, two young [...]

Philadelphia Independent Media Fund Award Winner

So excited to announce that Expanding Sanctuary has been awarded the Philadelphia Independent Media Fund! With the grant, we’ve brought on Neyda Martinez as Consulring Producer and Priscilla Gonzalez Sainz as Consulting Editor! The Philadelphia Independent Media Fund awards grants to Philadelphia area independent media makers with digital video and audio projects in three areas: [...]

Lenfest Next Generation Fund Award Winner

Lenfest has announced the second class of The Lenfest Next Generation Fund. The 25 NextGen award winners are Philadelphia-area professional and student journalists of color who will receive grants to attend the national professional development conference of their choice and receive related support from The Lenfest Institute for Journalism. READ MORE.  

IDA Magazine Editorial Fellow

IDA’s editorial fellows will participate in the Documentary magazine planning process and help bring a wider range of voices and perspectives to the publication’s coverage of the documentary field. Fellows receive an annual stipend to write articles for publication, participate in editorial meetings, attend mentorship sessions, and attend IDA’s Getting Real conference in September. READ [...]