Ready to bring the dialog into your own barrio? So is Miranda.
Elisha Miranda has garnered the following awards below for her works as a filmmaker, writer, and educator towards her aim of making a positive change in the world. See what press and individuals are saying about Elisha here and throughout her website.
Hollywood Film Festival - Cinecause Women's Storytellers Award for The Go Girl Chronicles. 2014.
National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALAC) - Artist Grant. 2014.
Gaia Foundation - Sea Change Artist Residency, 2012
Sundance Film Institute Finalist – Feature Film Lab, 2012, 2008, 2006
Jerome Foundation Travel Grant, 2011
Lo Mejor de Nuestra Comunidad Award, COMITÉ NOVIEMBRE, 2009
Voices of Our Nation Writer's Residency, 2009
National Association of Latino Arts & Culture Writers Grant, 2008
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Residency, 2006
New York Foundation for the Arts Filmmaking Grant, 2006
Union Square Award Artist Award for work at Chica Luna Productions, 2006
Tribeca Film Festival-All Access Fellow, 2005
Directing Fellow, National Association of Latino Independent Producers, 2005
Writer's Award, National Association of Latino Indepedent Producers, 2004
ABC New Development Award Finalist, 2003
Angelus Filmmaker Award, 2003
Zaki Gordon Award for Excellence in Screenwriting for the feature screenplay, Outside the Wall, Columbia University, 2003
Paul Robeson Filmmaking Grant, The Funding Exchange, 2002
Project Involve Fellow, Independent Feature Project, 2002
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship, Columbia University, 2001-2003
National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts Scholarship, Columbia University, 1999-2000, 2000-2001, 2001-2002
Milos Forman Directing Award, Columbia University, 2000
New York Women in Film and Television Scholarship, Columbia University, 2000-2001
Directing Fellowship, Columbia University, 2000-2001
Nickelodeon Comedy Screenwriting Award, Columbia University, 1999
Recipient, Graduate Assistantship Award, M.I.T., 1996 to 1998
Urban Scholars Fellowship, M.I.T., 1996-1998
Brick Leadership Award, Do Something Foundation, 1995
Community Leaders Fellowship, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, 1993
Recipient, Alumni Scholar Award, U.C. Berkeley, 1987-1991