Diamond Abreu is a Latina filmmaker from the Lower East Side who is passionate about representing people of color. She is currently studying film and media at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Prior to college, she was a student at DCTV where she created her first experimental short, Bullet Dreams.
The film grabbed the attention of NBC and was later showcased at the Tribeca Film Festival as part of the Our City, My Story showcase. As a cinematographer, she is interested in utilizing bright colors and innovative camera techniques in her films. Her recent work, a short horror film titled Can You Hear Me? is being shown at several film festivals such as the Bowery Film Festival and Third Eye Film Festival. In the future, she aims to not only encourage diversity but to also be an inspiration for other women in the field.