Sue-Ellen Chitunya

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Lydia “Sue-Ellen” Chitunya is a filmmaker who hails from Zimbabwe. She is a 2019 Georgia State University (BA’10) 40 under 40 honoree and a graduate of the UCLA professional producing program. She is a Roger and Chaz Ebert Foundation Fellowship award recipient. Chitunya has participated in the following artist development programs: 2020 Women In Film INSIGHT, 2019 Industry Academy, Rotterdam Lab, Durban FilmMart, Film Independent’s Project Involve, Berlinale Talents, Cannes Film Festival Marchè Du Film Workshop, Caribbean Tales Incubator, Kyoto Filmmakers Lab, and Durban Talent Campus. Chitunya has produced several shorts that have screened at festivals around the world including BFI London Film Festival, Tribeca, Iris Prize, and Outfest. Her varied work experience includes marketing for Disney College Program, programming for Zimbabwe, Atlanta and Slamdance Film Festivals; She recently worked as a Post Production Coordinator on Marvel Studios’ AVENGERS: ENDGAME (2019) and BLACK PANTHER (2018).