Table Read for the Bay Area Video Coalition annual Serial Storytellers program

This summer, I've been working a TV pilot script as part of the Bay Area Video Coalition's annual Serial Storytellers program! 📝 Join our virtual Serial Storytellers program table read on Saturday, July 10 from 11AM-2PM PST! The program was taught by Evette Vargas and aims to support women, BIPOC, LGBTQI, queer, trans, non-binary, filmmakers with disabilities [...]

Awarded the Film Festival Leadership Lab Fellowship

The news is out: I'm a 2021 Film Festival Leadership Lab Fellow representing Philadelphia Latino Film Festival! Muchas gracias to the Film Festival Alliance and Full Spectrum Features for this incredible opportunity! Can't wait to learn, collaborate, and dream together. Congratulations to the rest of the cohort members as well! The Film Festival Leadership Lab [...]

We All Grow Latina Spotlight ‘5 Latinx Telling Their Stories Through Film’

Muchas gracias to the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival and We All Grow Latina for including me in this list of filmmakers changing the narrative! 👏 🎬 Join the Tenth Annual Philadelphia Latino Film Festival, and celebrate the richness and diversity of exemplary film work by extraordinary Latinx creatives 📽️. The Philadelphia Latino Film Festival honors [...]

Tri-Co Film Festival Co-Curator/Co-Juror

Thank you to the whole Tri-Co Film Festival Team for this incredible opportunity to co-curate/co-juror with my bestie Set Hernandez Rongkilyo! Muchas gracias to Sophia, Teddy, Julien, Bria, Allison, and Julia. Of course, thank you to the incredible filmmakers who produced and shared their work with us. Our curatorial process is fueled by your imagination, [...]

Awarded the NALAC 2021 Advocacy Fellowship

I'm a NALAC 2021 Advocacy Fellow representing Philadelphia Latina Film Festival!  The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures announces this year’s cohort of artists and cultural workers participating in its annual Advocacy Leadership Institute (ALI). Since 2009, NALAC has traveled to Washington D.C. each year to advocate on behalf of artists and the nonprofit arts [...]

Awarded MDOCS Storytellers’ Institute Visiting Fellowship

I'm an 2021 MDOCS Storytellers’ Institute Visiting Fellow workshopping Expanding Sanctuary. We'll also be discussing collaborative filmmaking and community media practices. This hybrid artistic-academic experience combines the freedom and space to work on independent projects with the fulfillment of mentoring the next generation of practitioners in the beautiful setting of Saratoga Springs. The institute brings together professional artists, [...]

“Queering Latinx” Fireside Chat at the University of Pennsylvania

On March 24th at 6PM EST, I'll be in conversation with Karla Cornejo Villavicencio, author of The Undocumented Americans! The fireside chat titled "Queering Latinx: Imagining Inclusive Urban Space" is moderated by Kareli Lizarraga, Associate Director for the Center of Hispanic Excellence at the University of Pennsylvania. As part of the Transdisciplinary Urbanism in Times [...]