Some of the talented filmmakers who work on Split Screen:

Yvonne Welbon
Yvonne Welbon's films and videos work to create a stronger media presence for African American women. Her award winning films have been screened on cable, public television, at universities and community centers, and in festivals around the world. She has completed a number of independent productions which include: Monique; The Cinematic Jazz of Julie Dash; Sisters in the Life; First Love, Missing Relations and Remembering Wei Yi-Fang, Remembering Myself.

In 1997 Welbon was awarded an Illinois Arts Council Fellowship in Media Arts to continue her work. She is currently working on two new documentaries: Sisters in Cinema, a history of African American women directors and; Living With Pride: Ruth C. Ellis @ 100, a film about the life and times of the oldest known "out" African American lesbian.

Yvonne Welbon received a Bachelor of Arts in history from Vassar College and a Masters of Fine Arts in film and video from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She recently completed all course work toward a doctorate in Radio/TV/Film at Northwestern University.

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