Pilar Timpane is an award-winning filmmaker and producer based in Durham, North Carolina. She also works as a multimedia producer, photographer, and occasional writer. Pilar is a 2019-2020 IndieGrits Labs Fellow. Her photography and/or short films have appeared on various media outlets including PBS stations, AlJazeera Witness, The Atlantic, Scientific American, The Economist, MSNBC, The Financial Times, and elsewhere. She has been on various panels to discuss ethics in documentary film, sanctuary, and social change (Allied Media Conference 2018, Skidmore College MDOCS Storytellers Forum 2018, ASAP/10 2018, SXSW 2019).