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Grecia Aguilar Knows the Destination

Grecia Aguilar Knows the Destination

When Grecia Aguilar was little, her mom would work night shifts. So, during the day, her mom would sometimes take Grecia and her two siblings to the movies to catch... Read More
Craig Bass on ‘Ghostlord and Quest for Dark Presence’

Craig Bass on ‘Ghostlord and Quest for Dark Presence’

Craig Bass almost lost his lead. “I was driving by the arcade and I saw this huge array of skypanels out front with semi-trucks down the side streets, crew everywhere,”... Read More
Keri Pickett Finds Commonalities

Keri Pickett Finds Commonalities

Outside In..... Award-winning filmmaker, photographer, author, and artist Keri Pickett often finds herself observing. In college, she became involved with a group that supported John Trudell, who at the time... Read More
Judy Febles is Interested in Creating

Judy Febles is Interested in Creating

When she was a teenager, Judy Febles watched Girl Interrupted for the first time...   It was one of the first times that she’d witnessed a film with a large... Read More
National Hispanic Heritage Month: Women Filmmakers to Follow

National Hispanic Heritage Month: Women Filmmakers to Follow

  National Hispanic Heritage Month: Women Filmmakers to Follow Today's post is by guest writer Anna Cox from Pragda.   Living in a post-Roe v. Wade world has shifted our... Read More
Troy Gueno: From VHS to Venice with Chance the Rapper

Troy Gueno: From VHS to Venice with Chance the Rapper

Being an award-winning director and cinematographer might be the sole bragging point for many. But, for Troy Gueno, he isn’t in love with how the titles sound.  “It’s a little too... Read More
Clare Cooney Isn't Done With Chicago

Clare Cooney Isn't Done With Chicago

Sitting on a rustic porch, Clare Cooney describes her move west...   Chicago-bred talent, Cooney had always wondered what it’d be like tapping into the bigger market of Los Angeles.... Read More
2022 Queeries

2022 Queeries

For June 2022, we checked in with the LGBTQ+ members of our Camera Ambassador community for an interview series we're calling...   Queeries     Eli Sulkowski (He/They) (@eli_sulkowski)Actor & Screenwriter"The... Read More
Five Chicago South Asian Filmmakers You Should Know

Five Chicago South Asian Filmmakers You Should Know

The total Asian population in Chicago grew from 144,903 in 2010 to 189,857 in 2020 — a 31% increase. The South Asian community is especially prominent in Chicago, given that,... Read More
Craig Bass and Michelle Maslanka of Motion Source

Craig Bass and Michelle Maslanka of Motion Source

Motion Source is a proud sponsor of the Camera Ambassador Community Builders Grant. In celebration of our partnership, we’ve sat down with Creative Director Craig Bass and Director/Producer Michelle Maslanka... Read More