Best Latinx Filmmaker of the Year:
Janicza Bravo is a writer/director based in Los Angeles. She was raised on an army base in Panama City, Panama. She's mounted plays in the states and abroad. Her foray into film began 5 years ago. Her first short, Eat, premiered at SXSW. Her followup Gregory Go Boom played in competition at Sundance and took home a Short Film Jury award. Her work has screened at AFI, BAM, Carnegie Hall, Rotterdam and Tribeca. Filmmaker Magazine named her one to watch. TV credits include a short for Amazon, The New Yorker Presents and an episode of FX’s award winning Atlanta starring Donald Glover as well as Judd Apatow’s Love and Sarah Jessica Parker’s Divorce on HBO.