DDF Ask Me Anything (AMA)

August 12, 2020
1:00pm Pacific Time
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Have any burning questions about the Diversity Development Fund (DDF)?

Join us for a Q&A and conversation with Jannet Nuñez, ITVS Content Development Manager, and Daniel Chein, DDF funded filmmaker. Find out more about the fund, Daniel’s process for applying, and ask any lingering questions.

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10 MIN

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  • Jannet Nuñez (Host)

    Jannet Nuñez is the Content Development Manager at ITVS, public media’s leading incubator and presenter of independent film. She oversees the Diversity Development Fund established to provide seed funding to producers of color and support filmmakers transitioning into production. Jannet has served as a reviewer, panelist, and/or mentor for a number of organizations and film festivals including 4th World Indigenous Lab, BAVC, Kartemquin, New Orleans Southern Producer's Lab, Pacific Islanders in Communication (PIC), SFFILM, and Sheffield International Documentary Festival. She holds an MFA in Film Production and BA's in Film & Chicano Studies.

  • Daniel Chein

    Daniel Chein is an independent filmmaker based in Oakland, CA whose work explores transculturalism and expressions of identity in the performative. His short film “Basha Man” premiered at CAAMFest2017, where it won the AT&T Film Award. His feature documentary in development, “Sonsplitter”, profiles a dancer for the internationally renowned Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch confronting traumatic silence within his family. Recently, Daniel was a 2019 Flaherty Seminar Fellow, and his work has received support from ITVS, the Princess Grace Foundation, BAVC, the Points North Institute, SFFILM, and Berkeley Film Foundation. Daniel is a lecturer in the School of Cinema at San Francisco State University, where he also received a BA in Anthropology and an MFA in Cinema. Daniel is a member of A-Doc and a board member of the Global Lives Project.

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