Chicken & Egg Pictures is proud to announce our newest Board Member: Félix Endara. Félix is a bilingual creative professional splitting his time between his native Ecuador and New York City. He has worked in filmmaking, philanthropy, and arts administration, collaborating with organizations such as the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, New Orleans Film Festival, and the Open Society Foundations. His films have screened at prestigious film festivals including Berlinale, DOC NYC, and Mill Valley. Félix is Chair of the Board of Working Films, an organization that convenes documentary filmmakers and grassroots activists to advance social justice. He is also the Co-Chair of the Trans/Intersex Task Force within the Global Philanthropy Project, which gathers funders whose goal is to expand philanthropic support to LGBTQI communities. An alum of the “Art of Leadership” at the Rockwood Leadership Institute, Félix has served on selection committees for Art for Justice, BlackStar Film Festival, Creative Capital, National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures, Tribeca Film Festival, among many others. He currently serves as Senior Program Associate for the Mesoamerica program at the Foundation for a Just Society, a private foundation that supports feminist movements around the world.
Félix says of joining our Board, “I am honored to join the Board of Directors of Chicken & Egg Pictures, an organization passionately dedicated to championing women and non-binary documentary filmmakers. I am eager to collaborate with my fellow Board members, and learn from the remarkable Chicken & Egg Pictures AlumNest filmmakers who are making an indelible mark on the world of documentary cinema. Here’s to a future where documentary film continues to act as a catalyst for empowerment and change.”
Welcome to the Chicken & Egg Pictures Board, Félix!by