Imran Siddiquee is a filmmaker, writer, speaker, and activist challenging the representation of race and gender in popular media.
He is the writer and director of the forthcoming Sea of Fog, a short film about the impact of whitewashed romantic cinema. His second short, Love Reset, is a winner of MTV's 2015 Look Different Creator's Challenge.
Imran is the former Director of Communications and was a founding staff member of The Representation Project, where he helped create and lead large-scale campaigns to call-out sexist media, increase representation for marginalized groups, and reached millions through documentary film and social media advocacy.
His writing on white supremacy, patriarchy, and the media has appeared in The Atlantic, Buzzfeed, Salon, The Establishment, and The Week. He also co-hosts a podcast, Studies Show, with his cousin Rumman.
He has consulted with non-profit organizations like Feminist Frequency, Hack the Hood, Not In Our Town, and The Teacher Salary Project, to develop advocacy work, video scripts, crowdfunding campaigns, social media events, and strategic communication plans.