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Yoruba Richen

July 13, 20122 years ago

Congrats to Labsters Mike Brown & Yoruba Richen!

This month, the Fledgling Fund announced its new grantees. Producers' Lab members Mike Brown and Yoruba Richen both received community engagement funding for their films, 25 to Life, and The New Black, respectively. A special congrats to both of them!
May 4, 20122 years ago

Yoruba Richen Wins Creative Promise Award at Tribeca

Producer Yoruba Richen was honored with the Creative Promise Award at Tribeca All Access for her explosive new documentary, The New Black. Click here to read the article. Congrats Yoruba! Read more
October 10, 20113 years ago

Updates from the Producers' Lab

The Producers’ Lab has been busy! The Producers' Lab is Firelight Media's mentorship program for talented and diverse producers. Last week's FilmFeast for Firelight Labsters featured editors and producers discussing the most effective ways to work with an editor to save time and money. Participants raved about the session afterwards, calling it "productive", "insightful", "encouraging", and "super helpful". Read more
July 10, 20113 years ago

Filmmaker Yoruba Richen Receives ITVS Funding

Congrats to filmmaker Yoruba Richen! Yoruba Richen's latest documentary, The New Black, which examines homophobia in the black church, was recently awarded production funds from ITVS. She expects the film to be completed in early 2013.

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