Mezcla Media Collective was founded in November 2017, and serves as a hub for 350+ women and non-binary independent filmmakers of color in Chicago. Its mission is to advance the careers, enhance the skills, and build camaraderie among its members.
Mezcla Media Collective strives to ensure that women of color filmmakers realize their full potential as storytellers and agents of change. By fostering safe spaces, it has become a community of lifelong learners, doers, and makers that jumpstart creativity and are a sounding board of new ideas and prototypes.
Mezcla Media Collective works in close collaboration with partners in the industry: Skill Scout, Kartemquin Films, OTV, Chicago Media Project, Camera Ambassador, Banner, Keslow Camera, EvolveH