Spotlight Diversity

We’re passionate about bringing forward historically underrepresented voices in filmmaking, from the director behind the camera to the designer behind the costume.

Did You Know?

Less than 2% of film festivals are fashion-centered.
Less than 5% of film festivals are culturally centered as in Black, Latinx, Asian, etc.
Less than 1% of film festivals are dedicated to women filmmakers.


Mignon Gould founded FashFilmFete™, a film festival celebrating fashion storytelling in 2019. She was inspired by some of her favorite films such as “Mahogany” (1975) and “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” (1961). In 2023 she launched this platform to help filmmakers and designers gain more exposure for their work.

Executive Directors

(l. to r.) Designer and stylist Chandra Moore and award-winning filmmaker Sewra G Kidane are founding members and directors of FashFilmFete™ Studio. They served as advisory panelists during the inaugural festival.