Danielle is a Columbia College Chicago senior in the Cinema & Television Department, studying Television Directing and Production. She’s contributed to collectives such as The Light Leaks and worked on Columbia’s campus as a content producer for Frequency TV. Her work in digital media has been a passion since high school, where she learned live directing for news and was handpicked to create a short film for Christopher Coppola’s film festival.

Chosen “Family”

There is nothing that is considered normal. These are the words that I repeated to myself throughout middle school. In recent years, we have had a sea of coming-of-age stories … Continue reading Chosen “Family”

“Booksmart”: Class of Gen Z

When you say coming-of-age film, your mind is instantly drawn to cult classics like “Breakfast Club” (1985), “Pretty in Pink” (1986), “Clueless” (1995), and “The Princess Diaries” (2001). Not stories … Continue reading “Booksmart”: Class of Gen Z

2019 Girl Power Film + Media Summit

The work I saw was crafted with time and effort and filled more than just quotas. They were filling us with inspiration for a future in which female-identifying filmmakers are … Continue reading 2019 Girl Power Film + Media Summit