Yvonne Welbon

Founder / Producer
Sisters in Cinema
Participates in 1 Session

Yvonne Welbon is a Senior Creative Consultant at Chicken & Egg Pictures. She is an award-winning filmmaker and founder and CEO of the Chicago-based non-profit Sisters in Cinema. She has produced and distributed dozens of films including Living With Pride: Ruth Ellis @100, winner of ten best documentary awards and Sisters in Cinema, a documentary on the history of black women feature film directors. Her work has been broadcast on PBS, Starz/Encore, TV-ONE, IFC, Bravo, the Sundance Channel, BET, HBO, Netflix, iTunes and screened in over one hundred film festivals around the world. Projects in development include The Spies Who Loved Me, a thrilling exposé on surveillance which focuses on the six-years she lived in Taipei, Taiwan and American Pride, a Black lesbian coming-of-age series set on the south-side of Chicago. She has taught at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University and chaired the Journalism & Media Studies Department at Bennett College.  Raised in an Afro-Latinx Honduran household on the South Side of Chicago, Welbon holds a B.A from Vassar College, a MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, a Ph.D. from Northwestern University, and is a graduate of the American Film Institute’s Directing Workshop for Women. In 2020 she became a member of the Documentary branch of the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences

Sessions in which Yvonne Welbon participates

Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Time Zone: PDT/(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
5:00 PM
5:00 PM

Sessions in which Yvonne Welbon attends

Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Time Zone: PDT/(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
9:15 AM
9:15 AM
10:00 AM
10:00 AM
11:30 AM
11:30 AM
1:30 PM
1:30 PM
3:45 PM
3:45 PM
5:00 PM
5:00 PM
6:00 PM
6:00 PM

Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Time Zone: PDT/(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
9:30 AM
9:30 AM
11:45 AM
11:45 AM
1:45 PM
1:45 PM
3:30 PM
3:30 PM
5:00 PM
5:00 PM

Thursday 27 September, 2018

Time Zone: PDT/(GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
9:45 AM
9:45 AM
11:45 AM
11:45 AM
1:45 PM
1:45 PM
3:45 PM
3:45 PM
6:00 PM
6:00 PM