Chloe Walters-Wallace is a Jamaican-bred creative with a passion for travel, anthropology, dancehall and installation art. Currently, she manages the Firelight Media Documentary Lab, a fellowship that provides mentorship, funding, and access to first- and second-time filmmakers from racially and ethnically underrepresented communities, as well as “Groundwork,” a new initiative which aims to expand the pipeline of emerging independent diverse makers from the South and the Midwest. Previously, Chloe was program director of the New Orleans Film Society’s Emerging Voices Mentorship Program, which establishes meaningful connections between industry leaders and Louisiana-based filmmakers of color. In 2018, she helped design and launch the Southern Producers Lab, a regional program bringing together 13 emerging, diverse producers from across the American South. Chloe has served on juries for NEA Media Arts, Create Louisiana, The Tricentennial Story Incubator, CAAM, Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers, PBS Online Festival, Reel South, Cucalorus W-I-P Lab, and the Tribeca Film Institute IF/Then Short Documentary Program. Chloe lives between New York and New Orleans and is on the board of Court 13 Arts.