©2020 by Xochitl Dorsey.

XOCHITL DORSEY

Producer/Director/Editor

 
 

BIO

Xochitl Dorsey is a producer, writer and editor of documentary and narrative films based in California. She holds an MFA in Directing & Production from UCLA and a degree in Latin American Studies from NYU. Her documentary, digital and radio work has appeared on HBO, PBS, NPR, Showtime, MSNBC, among others, as well as film festivals around the country. Most recently, Xochitl served as the Supervising Producer for Tom Steyer's Democratic presidential campaign, where she oversaw and produced the creation of high quality ads and digital videos for distribution on television and various social media platforms.


Over her career, Xochitl has produced several documentaries for HBO, including: “Torn Apart” (a film on the child separation crisis on the border, “Alternate Realities” (a film on death and dying in America), “15: A Quinceañera Story” (a four-part documentary series on coming of age in the Latinx community) and “The Latin Explosion” (a celebration of Latino culture, music and history in the U.S.) She also recently directed and produced "Shot In Mexico," which aired on the PBS World Channel, “Immigrant High” for ITVS and the Independent Lens, “Frozen Dreams” for PBS, among others.


Xochitl was nominated for a 2011 Imagen Award for her television documentary, “The New America,” which aired on MSNBC and Mun2. 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).