Yance Ford Net Worth

Yance Ford was born, is Producer, Director, Miscellaneous Crew. Yance Ford is director of Strong Island, winner of the Special Jury Award for Storytelling at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Ford is Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program a MacDowell Colony fellow, a Creative Capital Grantee (Theo Westenberger Award) and has been featured in Filmmaker Magazine's 25 New Faces of Independent Film. He is a former Series Producer of POV, a graduate of Hamilton College and the Production Workshop at Third World Newsreel. The Guardian said of his directorial debut "There's something different about Strong Island, however, a film characterized by raw emotion and calm anger, which must surely be considered one of the finest documentaries of 2017 already."
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Producer, Director, Miscellaneous Crew
Alma mater Hamilton College
Occupation Director, film producer

💰 Net worth: $16 Million

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Biography/Timeline

1994

Ford graduated from Hamilton College in 1994, and beginning in 2002 he worked as a series Producer at PBS for ten years.

2011

In 2011 he was named one of Filmmaker magazine's 25 New Faces of Independent Film. He also received the 2011–2012 Fledgling Fund Fellowship at MacDowell.

2017

In 2017 he was #97 on The Root 100, an "annual list of the most influential African Americans, ages 25 to 45."

2018

In 2018, he and Joslyn Barnes were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for producing Strong Island, which he also directed. As such, he was the first openly transgender man to be nominated for any Academy Award, and the first openly transgender Director to be nominated for any Academy Award. Strong Island is about the murder of his brother william Ford, which occurred in 1992.