Presenting at Social Media Marketing Workshop with Vision Driven Artists

Vision Driven Artists has teamed up with The Rotunda to bring resources and capacity-building workshops to self-producing artists/musicians, arts organization staff, and event curators in all disciplines. On June 10, 2019, I facilitated a Social Media Marketing workshop where I talk about the advantages of using various social media channels, gained new tips and tricks [...]

Awarded Leeway Art & Change Grant

Thank you Leeway Foundation for awarding us with an Arts & Change Grant! (Shout out to community organizer Marissa for being my Change Partner!) For the past year, I’ve been collaborating with Juntos on a documentary about the historic #EndPARS campaign that limited ICE’s surveillance of immigrant communities in Philly. This grant will help us [...]

Presenting on New Faces in Film Panel

It was so exciting to be a part of the second annual Behind the Screens event! It is the largest student-run film organization event at Temple University that brings together students, alumni, Philadelphia filmmakers and arts organizations to network with each other and cultivate community. BTS focused on people of color, LGBTQ+ folx and female-identified [...]

Presenting on a Women in Film Panel

On Thursday, February 21st at 7 PM, Floyd Marshall Jr, founder of the Philadelphia Independent Film, is organizing a filmmaking panel that I will be on with a few lovely ladies like Jezabel Montero, Tiffany Yancy, Christina Faith, Jillian Bullock, Tia Dreher, and more! The panel will answer a few essential questions: How’d you get that [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Film Scholar Program Certificate

The Film Scholar Program is a comprehensive series of documentary production workshops. The program develops the skills to plan, raise funds, produce and complete new documentary media works. Scribe Video Center was generous enough to award me a scholarship for the program. The program ended with a certificate of completion ceremony! Special support for this [...]