Durham, N.C., May 18, 2021—The Southern Documentary Fund is proud to announce the appointment of Dana Collins in the role of Communications Manager. Dana will oversee the organization’s correspondence, branding, social media, PR, and grassroots outreach.
Dana comes to Southern Documentary Fund with a wealth of knowledge in the film industry and an extensive background working closely with distributors, exhibitors, and industry professionals. Dana is a Senior Marketing and PR professional with over 15 years of experience, and has worked for multiple organizations including Austin Film Society, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, and Allied Integrated Marketing. She is currently serving on the Board of Directors for Women in Film & Television Austin, and served as a communications volunteer with the League of Women Voters of Texas, resulting in two Awards of Merit in the STC Alliance Technical Communications Competition for the 2020-21 season. Dana has a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
“We are delighted to have Dana join the SDF team. Dana has years of experience and a true passion for her work and community. She will bring warmth and enthusiasm to the mission, vision, and values of our organization, and to the Southern region’s vibrant filmmaking community,” says Kristy Breneman, Southern Documentary Fund’s Artist Development Director.