2018 Diverse Voices in Docs (DVID) annual Funders Panel brings industry leaders to Chicago

Leading documentary industry funders will visit Chicago on Saturday, June 23rd to assess the eight in-progress projects being made by Midwestern documentary makers of color through Diverse Voices in Docs (DVID), a nine-month professional mentorship program organized by Kartemquin Films and the Community Film Workshop of Chicago.

Funder panelists gathering at the DePaul University School of Cinematic Arts to review pitches and view previews by the 2018 DVID cohort will include:


Announcing our 2018 Diverse Voices in Docs fellows!

Kartemquin is thrilled to announce the eight new members of the 2018 Diverse Voices in Docs (DVID) cohort: Kevin Shaw, Miasarah Lai, Jamaar Jervis, Joshua Jackson, David Weathersby, Teresa White, Sohib Boundaoui and Jiaiyan 'Jenny' Shi.

This year's mentors include Pamela Sherrod Anderson, Margaret Byrne, Ian Robertson Kibbe, Shahari Moore, Kelly Richmond Pope, Pemon Rami, Susanne Suffredin and Shuling Yong.