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Member Spotlight – Kameishia Wooten AWD Board Member Kameishia Wooten is a passionate Director, Writer, and Creative Producer who creates provoking, inclusive, socially impactful stories for TV & Film. Most recently, Kameishia’s short film, Destiny’s… Read More
Member Spotlight – Anna Sang Park Born in South Korea, AWD Member Anna Sang Park grew up in Seoul, then Philadelphia. An award-winning, multifaceted filmmaker, she is the writer and director of the short film trilogy,… Read More
Member Spotlight – Nicole Dorsey AWD Member Nicole Dorsey recently won Best Episodic Pilot at SXSW for Something Undone, which centers Jo who, while sorting through her deceased mother’s home and recording effects for her podcast, discovers a… Read More
June Member News Michelle Salcedo AWD Member Michelle Salcedo has signed on to direct The Body, a new thriller from Catalyst Studios. The film boasts a script from “Inside Man” writer Russel Gewirtz.… Read More