In 2016 Produced by Her was the brainchild of Kerri Lynne Thorp, Kelly Hansen and Zoe Piliafas at Vox Siren. The program was run partnership with NW Documentary, and Girls Inc of the Pacific NW. The 5 week program was held at De La Salle North Catholic High School with under the creative direction of Kerri Lynne Thorp with mentorship and instruction by Kalimah Abioto, and Rachel Bracker.
This program was made possible with the generous support of partners like METRO, Travel Portland, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Bicycle Transportation Alliance, Cycle Oregon, Upswell, and Digital One.
The 2016 Produced By Her series is a selection of short documentaries produced in this summer program.
Traffick - by Sydney, Mia and Ivy
A compelling documentary that explores the dark truths of young people who are forced into the sex trade.
We Are Black Women - By Gloria, Shayla and Chaltu
An exploration of what it means to be black and a woman in the media, America and Portland.
Empowered Streets - By Nina, Ramaya, Yadira and Maria.
Explores the importance of street art to the community. It aims its lens on the importance of images of women in street art and women street artists.
A Space for Us - by Malena and Sydney
An inspiring story about the LGBTQ Community and how they define safe spaces.
Produced By Her - by Kerri Lynne Thorp and Rachel Bracker
Follows the journey of 11 young women as they learn not only how to film and edit, but also how to access their voice and strength through visual storytelling.