felicia pride

Felicia Pride is a content and entertainment professional with more than fifteen years of experience. She's currently the Director of Independent Film at Tugg, a distribution platform. Prior, she collaborated on media projects, specializing in audience development, 360 campaigns, and broadcast / theatrical extensions. She's developed engagement initiatives for films like Slavery by Another NameMiddle of Nowhere, and Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth and has worked on film, television, and digital projects with organizations like Participant Media, PBS, and NPR.

A writer and creator at heart, Felicia wrote and produced the well-received short film The End Again, a prequel to Openended, a feature in development that she wrote and is producing. She's the author of the essay collection The Message: 100 Life Lessons from Hip-Hop’s Greatest Songs, which was republished by media giant NBC and has been used by institutions around the country. She went on to write six more books, one of which received an award from the American Library Association, and she was tapped by Simon & Schuster to pen two books based on the award-winning television show Everybody Hates Chris

Felicia is the founder of the create daily, a resource hub and community for storytellers and content creators. She's has riffed on storytelling and audience development at universities, institutions, and events around the country including SXSW, Film Independent Forum, AFI Docs, and TEDx. She holds an M.A. in writing and publishing from Emerson College.

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