April 20, 2017

LOVE THE SINNER (short doc) World Premiere @ TRIBECA

Directed by Jessica Devaney & Geeta Gandbhir 

Produced by Sam Tabet and Patricia Benabe



APRIL 2017

They Took Them Alive (short doc) premieres at Full Frame Documentary Film Festival produced by #QueerProducer Patricia Benabe

MARCH 2017

Queer Voices on and off Screen at SXSW w/ #QueerProducers Yvonne Welbon, Lindsey Dryden, Sam Tabet and Jessica Devaney Austin, TX

UNREST has Texas premiere at SXSW w/ #QueerProducer Lindsey Dryden 

Queer Producers Collective hosts Queer Two-Step at SXSW, Austin TX 

Impact Partners Producing fellowship announce w/ #QueerProducer Sam Tabet

Sisters in Cinema workshop at Black Women Rise Conference w/ #QueerProducer Yvonne Welbon, West Palm Beach, FL

OUT AGAIN (short narrative) by comedian Robin Cloud debuts on Refinery29 produced by #QueerProducer Jessica Devaney

Firelight Media Documentary Lab Retreat w/ #QueerProducer Yvonne Welbon & Firelight Media Impact Producing Lab Retreat w/ #QueerProducer Sam Tabet


BRITDOC and Arcus host inagural Queer Impact Producer Lab co-run by #QueerProducer Jessica Devaney. Experts include Yvonne Welbon and film team Southwest of Salem, Produced by Sam Tabet


UNREST has World Premiere at Sundance Film Festival w/ #QueerProducer Lindsey Dryden - WINNER Special Jury Award for Editing


195 LEWIS Premiere @ BAM 7:30PM w/ #QueerProducer Chanelle Aponte Pearson Brooklyn, NY


        Pitch Juror for Reel Asian Int'l Film Festival w/ #QueerProducer Lisa Valencia-Svensson 

GoodPitch NY Councilwoman w/ #QueerProducer Patricia Benabe, New York NY

San Antonio Four from Southwest of Salem are exonerated w/ #QueerProducer Sam Tabet

IDFA DocLab and Best of Fests Screenings w/ #QueerProducers Lindsey Dryden and Sam Tabet, Amsterdam 



POV Snapchat Film ‘The Way It Should Be’ w/ #QueerProducer Chanelle Aponte Pearson

#QueerProducer and #NBPC360 Incubator Fellow Chanelle Aponte Pearson (@chanelledap) awarded production funding for skin bleaching documentary #SoYoungSoPrettySoWhite.

Real Boy NYC Premiere at NewFest w/ #QueerProducer Shaleece Haas    

World TV premiere of Southwest of Salem breaks record for highest rated ID Films premiere with one million viewers, w/ #QueerProducer Sam Tabet

Short Doc The Young Ones releases on Nowness.com w/ #QueerProducer Lauren Cioffi 

Real Boy Winner of Jury Award for Best Feature at Iris Prize w/ #QueerProducer Shaleece Haas, Cardiff, Wales



The Key to Documentary Accessibility and Inclusivity Panel at IFP Film Week w/ #QueerProducer Sam Tabet, Brooklyn, NY

Producing Our Way Into the Future Panel at IDA's Getting Real Conference w/ #QueerProducer Lisa Valencia-Svensson, Los Angeles, CA 

Southwest of Salem has its theatrical premiere with Alamo Drafthouse w/ #QueerProducer Sam Tabet, Austin/San Antonio/NY/LA


JULY 2016

Lesbian Voices in Film Panel at Denver Film Society CinemaQ w/ #QueerProducer Jessica Devaney, Denver, CO

OutFest Film Festival Grand Jury Winner for Best Documentary Southwest of Salem: w/ #QueerProducer Sam Tabet, Los Angeles, CA


JUNE 2016

Real Boy Winner of Audience Award at Frameline 40 w/ #QueerProducer Shaleece Haas, San Francisco, CA

Southwest of Salem Grand Jury Winner for Outstanding Documentary at Frameline 40 w/ #QueerProducer Sam Tabet, San Francisco, CA

Lauren Cioffi's latest New Deep South episode live on The Front


MAY 2016

HotDocs International Premiere of Southwest of Salem w/ #QueerProducer Sam Tabet, Toronto 

HotDocs Screening of The Black Belt w/ #QueerProducer Lauren Cioffi, Toronto 

HotDocs Pitching WIP Billy w/ #QueerProducer Lindsey Dryden, Toronto 

Hot Docs Diverse Voices Program, Lead Mentor w/ #QueerProducer Lisa Valencia-Svensson, Toronto 

UN Seminar: Assistance to the Palestinian people w/ #QueerProducer Jessica Devaney, Sweden


APRIL 2016

Tribeca World Premiere of Memories of a Penitent Heart: w/ #QueerProducer Patricia Benabe, New York, NY

Tribeca World Premiere of Southwest of Salem: w/ #QueerProducer Sam Tabet, New York, NY

Wake Forest University Lavender Graduation Keynote Address w/ #QueerProducer Jessica Devaney, Winston Salem, NC

Filmmaker as Activist Panel at Atlanta Film Festival w/ #QueerProducer Jessica Devaney, Atlanta, GA

Agnes Films #WomenProducers Twitter Chat w/ #QueerProducers Patricia Benabe and Jessica Devaney

Webby Awards The Skinny - w/ #QueerProducer Cortney Wilson

MARCH 2016

SXSW Mentorship Sessions: w/ #QueerProducer Lindsey Dryden, Austin, TX

SXSW World Premiere of Black Belt (Field of Vision) w/ #QueerProducer Lauren Cioffi, Austin, TX

BRIC Flix: Women Behind the Lens w/ #QueerProducer Jessica Devaney, Brooklyn, NY