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Member Spotlight – Asha Chai-Chang AWD Member Asha Chai-Chang is an award-winning Writer/Director and Emmy-nominated Producer. A first-generation Afro-Latina and Caribbean-Asian American with disabilities, Asha is a stigma disruptor as a Yale graduate and former finance professional… Read More
December Member News Niki Koss AWD Member Niki Koss is set to direct Homeschooled, a documentary about homeschooled high schoolers in Texas. The heartwarming doc will follow 6 high schoolers, all homeschooled for… Read More
November Member News Kelly Sarri AWD Member Kelly Sarri directed directed the first fictional series made exclusively for Instagram and Tik Tok called Gynarchy. The series, available on both platforms, is a minimalistic… Read More
Directing the Actor Lab 2022 Graduates Taught by AWD Founder and USC Professor Jennifer Warren, AWD’s Directing the Actor program meets for monthly sessions over a nine month period, covering various topics such as in-depth scene… Read More