@thecomeupchi @tres_belle7: What is a successful moment in your career so far?

In January 2020 with some help from friends and crew members, we were lucky enough to raise $30,000 for a production that I was able to direct. It was a 30min pilot about inner city Chicago high schoolers who use the art of slam poetry to navigate their increasingly complicated lives. The production itself was… Read More @thecomeupchi @tres_belle7: What is a successful moment in your career so far?

@thecomeupchi @tres_belle7: What’s a defining moment in your life?

My defining moment happened recently as I became the first person in my family with a Bachelors Degree in Film this past May. This was such a defining moment for me because for four years I was working very hard for this accomplishment. I did a lot of self-reflecting and was able to not only… Read More @thecomeupchi @tres_belle7: What’s a defining moment in your life?

@thecomeupchi @tres_belle7: Why did you decide to get into this industry?

I possess a genuine passion for and dedication to the detailed factors involved in bringing concepts to life through the medium of film. I’m very committed with regards to visually constructing a story and guiding actors towards reaching their full potential on-screen. My ultimate goal is to eventually become an accomplished and widely respected feature… Read More @thecomeupchi @tres_belle7: Why did you decide to get into this industry?

#realtalk with Lynda Furlow: In Conversations with Black Female Creators

We’re excited for the premiere of “#realtalk with Lynda Furlow: In Conversations with Black Female Creators” Hosted/Moderated by Lynda Furlow (https://manylink.co/@LyndaFurlow) – Writer, director, founder of FTVP & advocate for Women of Color in the media Special Guests: Yolonda Ross – Actress, writer, director, plays Jada Washington on “The Chi” – Showtime Tonya Pinkins – Tony… Read More #realtalk with Lynda Furlow: In Conversations with Black Female Creators

@Jessicatolliver_DP: What advice do you have for other women in the industry?

Never underestimate the power of asking. Ask for help, ask for guidance, ask for funding, ask to be a part of something great. One thing I truly do love about the women in this industry is that we can be a very nurturing community. It was a woman who gave me my first big opportunity.… Read More @Jessicatolliver_DP: What advice do you have for other women in the industry?

@Jessicatolliver_DP: What is your biggest concern with the future?

One of my biggest concerns would be my fear of not having access to opportunities because of the way I look. I am an African American woman, and it is clear that there’s a disproportionately small number of workers in the industry that look like me, particularly in the camera department. I however am excited… Read More @Jessicatolliver_DP: What is your biggest concern with the future?