BraveMaker: Black History Celebration: 2 Short Films & discussion
February 28 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM PST
Kayla Robinson is a director, writer and artist from San Antonio, Texas. Within filmmaking she holds the unique perspective of client, crew and talent. Her career began as an art director in NY and California developing award-winning ads for top brands like Apple and Snickers. Worlds began to collide when colleagues would regularly request her for voice and on-camera roles thus beginning her career as a commercial actor and model. Kayla further developed her craft studying at the American Conservatory Theater and Berkeley Repertory Theater. She made her film debut as “Ayla” in Last Chance Charlene.Passionate about capturing authentic human experiences, Kayla harnesses vulnerability as a superpower. Her directorial debut, Ball is Ball, has received high praise for its honest portrayal of PTSD in trauma survivors. Her latest film, Quilted Education, celebrating her mother’s artistry and drive to keep Black History alive through quilting, has its world premiere at the 2022 Austin Film Festival.