Black Women Directors is dedicated to celebrating the art and labor of Black women filmmakers across the Diaspora.



Danielle A. Scruggs is the founder of Black Women Directors, a digital platform dedicated to highlighting and celebrating the work of Black women and nonbinary filmmakers. It started out as a Tumblr blog in the spring of 2015. The mission of Black Women Directors is to increase the visibility of Black women in film through indexing their work, fostering online conversations, and hosting screenings. Danielle has worked as a photographer, photo editor, and multimedia producer for more than 10 years at various media organizations, including the Washington Post and Chicago Reader. She is currently a photo editor at ESPN. Follow Black Women Directors on Twitter and Instagram for updates: @blkwmndirectors.


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