Congratulations to Communications Assistant Mariana on her Documentary Magazine Fellowship!

The International Documentary Association (IDA) announced “four emerging writers who will participate in the Documentary Magazine Editorial Fellowship Program. This is the second edition of the fellowship, funded in part by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.” And one of the four is Chicken & Egg Pictures’ 2021–2022 Communications Assistant & Graphic Designer Mariana Sanson.

A graphic with headshots of the 2022 Documentary Editorial Fellows. From L to R: Imani Altemus-Williams, Emerson Goo, Wilfred Okiche and Mariana Sanson.

Read more about the fellowship:

“The fellowship is designed to enhance opportunities for writers from underserved and underrepresented communities and broaden perspectives covering the nonfiction form. Fellows will participate in IDA’s editorial planning process led by Editor Tom White and Managing Editor Bedatri Datta Choudhury, receive a quarterly stipend to write articles for the publication, partake in eight mentorship sessions with documentary industry leaders , and attend the Getting Real Documentary Film Conference in September 2022.”

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Born and raised in Mexico City, Mariana Sanson has worked as a film festival producer, international guest coordinator, and national volunteer liaison. She is deeply interested in women’s representation, documentary intersectionality, working towards the creation of a more equitable documentary industry, and society’s relationship with media. Mariana assists our External Relations team by helping to tell the story of Chicken & Egg Pictures in design and communications. Congratulations, Mariana! We love seeing you soar in the documentary industry.