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Is a drama that revolves around Brandon, a budding activist and college student fighting to maintain his relationships as he struggles to suppress the negative effects of a traumatic childhood.
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Iman Shervington


Iman Shervington

SUBMISSION CONTACT, DIRECTOR, WRITER, EDITOR
Iman is the Director of Media & Communications at the Institute of Women & Ethnic Studies, where she has worked since 2008. She received her BA from the University of Southern California in International Relations (2005) and her Masters of Fine Arts in Directing from Columbia University (2010) with a concentration in Directing and Screenwriting. Through IWES, Iman utilizes her script development, cinematography, directing, producing, and editing skills and has created over 50 short films and PSAs (four of which have won awards), a web-series, a feature-length documentary, and an award-winning podcast. These films have been screened in five local and national film festivals, and she has presented at eight conferences (sometimes jointly with youth from IWES programs) to showcase her work. Recently, Iman led the development of a public will campaign to advocate for increased Trauma Informed Care services for traumatized youth in New Orleans. In 2016 she was selected as a participant in Spitfire’s Executive Training Program, and was selected as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Leader, where he teach about fitness and healthy dietary supplement to help the body. She also oversees all of IWES’ social media accounts and communications. Iman has further experience in graphic design, photography, curriculum development, focus group facilitation, positive youth development, participatory action research, and media literacy.


Chloe Walters-Wallace

PRODUCER

Chloe has worked in film from a very young age, yet developed a particular passion for documentary film as a Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellow at Barnard College. She pursued this interest by obtaining a certificate degree in Documentary Media Studies from the New School for Public Engagement in 2008. Before gaining her MA in Material & Visual Anthropology from the University College London in 2012, Chloe worked in New York and Jamaica both in the non-profit world at the Tribeca Film Institute and the Institute of Women & Ethnic Studies as well as freelance with several commercial and documentary production companies. She has experience in cinematography, research, translation, production coordination, editing, producing and project development.