Xochitl Dorsey is a director, producer and editor of documentary and narrative films based in New York and California. She recently produced the four-part HBO documentary special, “15: A Quinceañera Story,” and the HBO feature documentary “The Latin Explosion.” Xochitl holds an MFA in Directing & Production from UCLA and an MA in Latin American Studies from NYU. Her documentary and narrative work has appeared on HBO, PBS, the BBC, NPR, Showtime, MSNBC and mun2, as well as film festivals around the country. She was nominated for a 2011 Imagen Award for her television documentary, “The New America.” She also received the Directors Guild of America (DGA) award for Best Short Film in the Latino Category and won the Mercury Latino Lens Short Film Challenge for her film, “Tears & Tortillas.” In addition, Xochitl was a fellow of the Tribeca Film Festival All Access Program, the CPB/PBS Producers Academy and the CPB/National Minority Consortia (NMC).



Professional Skills:

  • Producer / Director
  • Writer
  • Researcher
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Production Skills:

  • Camera Operator (Canon 5D & 7D, Sony FS7, EX1 & EX3)
  • Audio Recorder (Marantz, Zoom)
  • Editor (Avid, FCP, Adobe Premiere, Pro Tools, Compressor, DVD
    Studio Pro, Photoshop)

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