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A little bit about Erin…

Erin Ramirez, 23, is a filmmaker originally from New Hampshire. He received a BA in Broadcast and Digital Journalism from the University of Southern California where he pursued stories about arts, culture, and immigration. Since graduation, Erin has worked in Los Angeles for documentary filmmaker, Lisa Leeman, where he helped develop a feature film which received a 2018 Sundance Production Grant and is aimed to be featured on PBS’s POV. He is a 2018 IMM Print Youth Reporting Fellow where he currently directs and produces a docu-series about previously detained immigrants. His work has garnered Student Academy Award semifinalist recognition, been published on Fusion.net, Annenberg Media, UMass MedNow, exhibited at the LA Municipal Art Gallery, and included in numerous film festivals and awards ceremonies around the country. His stories examine current social issues and the commonality of human experience, with a particular focus on unearthing narratives from frequently underrepresented populations in the media.