Katina Parker is a Durham-based filmmaker, photographer, writer, graphic designer,cultural curator, and social media expert, whose work speaks to the potential oftechnology to spark social change for voices that have traditionally beenunder-represented in media.Ferguson: A Report from Occupied Territory (2015; Fusion/ABC-Disney) offers aprovocative reframing of racial profiling and the over-policing of poor communities forprofit. Voices on Ferguson and Police Brutality (2016; Amnesty International) is a25-part series that Parker produced and directed based upon the testimonies ofFerguson protesters.Truth. Be. Told. (2017), is a documentary series about Queer Black Visionaries. Eachepisode features an intimate conversation with a noteworthy interviewee as theydiscuss their lives, loves, and personal callings, as well as the experiences, realities,and identities that fuel them. To date, more than 60 people have committed to beinginterviewed, including Tony Award-winning poet Staceyann Chin, Mic.com editorDarnell Moore, and legendary transgender rights activist Miss Major.In 2017, Parker will begin post-production on SIS, the story of her great grandmother,a larger-than-life presence and significant influence in her own life, using audiointerviews and photos that she created over the course of 25 years. Parker is alsodirecting #BlackLivesMatter, a feature doc that amplifies the international pushbackagainst discriminatory policing and the over-militarization of police forces.In addition to her personal projects, she shoots for AJ+, the New York Post, Fusion,and Huffington Post.Previously, Parker taught social media and film through the Center for DocumentaryStudies (CDS) at Duke University and worked as a creative director in Los Angeles,where her body of work encompassed film and multi-camera TV; graphic and webdesign; magazine writing; and photography. Her clients included Will Smith, JadaPinkett Smith, Saul Williams and Cody ChesnuTT.Parker received her M.F.A. in Film Production from the University of SouthernCalifornia, her BA in Speech Communications from Wake Forest University and is a2016-2017 N.C. Arts Council Fellowship recipient.