Isabel Alcántara is a Mexican documentary filmmaker and freelance photojournalist with a background in photography from the Newhouse School of Public Communications. In 2012, she and her brother co-founded Ponderosa Productions, a documentary production company. She has produced award-winning content that has screened at SXSW and major television networks such as A&E and History Channel. She was part of Chicken & Egg Pictures’ inaugural Accelerator Lab, and is currently a BAVC MediaMaker Fellow. She has also shot photo and multimedia content for Paper Magazine, The New York Times and is a staff writer for the GLAAD Award-winning queer website, Autostraddle.