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Shantré Pinkney

Filmmaker, Writer, Photographer

Shantré Pinkney is a filmmaker, writer and photographer. She first began as a documentary photographer covering social issues in San Francisco before joining American Zoetrope as a script reader. Shantre's film work has screened at the Roxie, SomArts, Pan African Film Festival, African American Arts and Culture Complex, San Francisco Urban Film Festival and also won awards at Urban Media Makers and Montreal’s Art Color Digital Cinema International.

As a lover of non-traditional and inquisitive storytelling, she seeks to raise dialogue between art and the audience by creating social impact films and photography. She runs a blog entitled Eat This Film which features stories of people of color as central characters.

Job Title

3rd Generation

Bay Area, CA, USA

AIR Fellow

Shantré Pinkney

Photo courtesy of the artist

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