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June Member News Felicia Gonzalez Brown Felicia Gonzalez Brown premiered her LGBTQIA+ Drama short film "Vision of Love" at the Latina Independent Film Extravaganza Film Festival (LIFE). "Vision of Love" centers on Sonia's experience as… Read More
AWD Presents the Fellows for 2023’s Directing the Actor Lab AWD is pleased to present the Fellows for its 2023 Directing the Actor Lab: (from left to right) Kay Barnes, Dilek Ince, Erin Lau, April Moreau, Kelly Pike, Monique Sorgen, Marissa Vonn, Kameishia… Read More
Our Sincere Gratitude! AWD is able to provide so much to its members because of the dedication of its volunteers. We are thankful for the years of work given to AWD by Board of… Read More
Member Spotlight – Indy Saini Award winning director, writer and Emmy nominated cinematographer Maninder “Indy" Saini grew up straddling two worlds, her American home base in rural Pennsylvania, and her dad’s homeland in Punjab, India.… Read More