Kathleen Bertrand - BronzeLens Executive Producer

2023 BronzeLens Film Festival

The BronzeLens Film Festival of Atlanta, Georgia is a non-profit organization, founded in 2009, that is dedicated to promoting Atlanta as a film mecca for people of color, to showcasing films created by people of color and providing networking opportunities that will develop the next generation of filmmakers.

2023 Award Winners 

Lanre Idewu

"As The Cookie Crumbles" producer

Director Shannon Dion

Ry Ferro, Deborah C. Hoard

"Move When the Spirit Says" Move Directors

Vincenzo Carubia

"LUNARCODE THE LIGHT" Director and Producer

Tran Hoang Calvin


Vijaykumar Mirchandani

"Song of the Rifles" Producer


Over the last twelve years, BronzeLens has promoted the work of independent filmmakers of color from Atlanta, the Southeast region, the nation and the world. The growth is rooted in the high standards, in participation by leading Hollywood professionals (including partners like WarnerMedia, Turner, HBO, Universal Films, BET, VH1, Panavision, and ARRAY (an indie film releasing platform founded by BronzeLens honoree/Selma director Ava DuVernay) and in success stories derived from relationships started at BronzeLens.

Executive Producer

– Kathleen Bertrand