The birth of my beautiful niece Amelia served as the catalyst for disclosing sexual abuse I experienced as a child. Sometime before her first birthday, I saw a photo of her next to my grandfather. That was the moment I decided that Amelia would know strength, truth and beauty.
2016 New Orleans Film Festival’s Pitch Perfect Competition
2017 Third Coast Radio Residency at Ragdale
2017 New Orleans Film Society Emerging Voices Mentorship
2018 UnionDocs Summer Documentary Lab
2018 Southern Documentary Fund Production Grant
2019 Tribeca Film Institute Network
2019 Chicken & Egg Pictures Accelerator Lab
2019 Jacqui Jones Memorial Scholarship by Black Public Media
2019 Artist Residency and Fellowship at Ragdale.
Special thanks to Elizabeth Slater, Shea Spampneto, Amanda Tonkovich, Stephanie M. Peña and Rebecca Pham for guiding me through the process of understanding trauma, loss, and my experience. Thanks to Detective Knore for encouraging me to believe in my strength and truth.