Film Independent’s 33 Emerging Filmmakers

Film Independent

Selected as one of Film Independent’s 33 Emerging Filmmakers as a Project: Involve Directors Fellow.

Armed with a Camera Fellow

Visual Communications

Visual Communications Armed with a Camera Fellow for Emerging Media Artists.

Interview on UNIVISION

UNIVISION

After the rousing success of imMEDIAte Justice's online campaign to win the pepsi refresh contest and with the recent success of imMEDIAte Justice's first film "Mariposa" screening in New York at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, UNIVISION interviewed executive director Tani Ikeda about the organization.

Interview on CNN

CNN

imMEDIAte Justice participant, Esperanza Hernandez's film Mariposa about coming out to her family as gay on the eve of her Quincenera was aired on CNN followed by an interview with Hernandez and the executive director of imMEDIAte Justice, Tani Ikeda.

Interview on NBC

NBC

imMEDIAte Justice is the winner of 25 thousand dollars for two consecutive years through the pepsi refresh contest.

Pepsi Refresh Winner

Pepsi Refresh Contest

Through mobilizing voters through social media, imMEDIAte Justice wins a $25,000 grant from Pepsi.

Winner of the Do Something Grant

DoSomething.org

imMEDIAte Justice's first seed grant from a partnership with Mountain Dew and DoSomething.org to launch the first filmmaking summer camp for girls.

The Order of The Laurel And The Palm Winner

University of Southern California

The Order of The Laurel And The Palm Winner, the highest award given to graduating seniors at the University of Southern California who have shown exemplary leadership and scholarship.

CGI Outstanding Commitment Award Winner

Clinton Global Initiative

Recipient of the Clinton Global Initiative University Outstanding Commitment Award Winner.

Media Arts Grant recipient from the NCPD

National Center for the Preservation of Democracy

Media Arts Grant recipient from the National Center for the
Preservation of Democracy to run film production training for high school girls.

Multicultural Getty Fellow

Japanese American National Museum

Internship in the Media Arts and Video Production Department at the Japanese American National Museum.

Idyllwild Poetry Fellow

Idyllwild

Poetry Fellow at the Idyllwild Poetry Summer Intensive.