Rahdi Taylor

Rahdi Taylor is Executive Vice President at Concordia Studio where she leads The Concordia Fellowship, which aims to engineer catalytic change in individuals and the film industry by supporting BIPOC + other diverse documentary filmmakers from the US who demonstrate undeniable talent and a commitment to premium nonfiction filmmaking. She spent 10 years at Sundance Institute as Director of the Sundance Documentary Fund, awarding financing and creative support to documentary films globally including more than a dozen Academy Award nominees. She enjoys leading field-wide interventions, and designed and directed the Documentary Core Application. She also created the Doc Film Money Map, a tool to catalyze nonfiction filmmakers to use state tax incentives for indie doc financing. Prior to Sundance, Taylor worked in film distribution at California Newsreel in San Francisco, and in artist development at Women Make Movies in New York. She serves frequently in the field as a juror, panelist and industry advisor for international film festivals, funding panels, and pitch forums.