Terrance Daye '20 Recipient of New Voices Filmmaker Grant

Thursday, Jun 22, 2023

NewFest, New York’s leading LGBTQ+ film and media organization, today announced the recipients of the 2023 New Voices Filmmaker Grant, an initiative in partnership with Netflix to support emerging LGBTQ+ filmmakers. Congratulations to Tisch recipient of the 2023 grant, Terrance Daye '20 (MFA, Kanbar Institute, Grad Film)!

Read more here via the Hollywood Reporter, and see Terrance's bio below.

TERRANCE DAYE (he/him/his)

Terrance Daye is an award winning poet and filmmaker from Long Island, New York. His creative work elevates black queer slice-of-life and coming-of-age dramas in nuanced ways that are fresh, poetic and accessible. Daye received his Bachelor’s degree from Morehouse College and his Master’s in Fine Arts in filmmaking at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. Terrance is a two-time Spike Lee Production Fund recipient, a 2018 Sundance Ignite Fellow, the recipient of the 2020 NewFest Film Festival Emerging Black LGBTQ+ Filmmaker Award and the 2020 Outfest Film Festival Programming Award for Emerging Talent. His film -Ship: A Visual Poem was awarded a Short Film Jury Award for U.S. Fiction at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and the Industry Jury Award at TheWrap’s 2020 ShortList Film Festival. Terrance is a 2020 Sundance Episodic Labs alum and a 2023 Project Involve fellow. Terrance has assisted director Kyle Patrick Alvarez and written for showrunner Mara Brock Akil on respective new projects. His own highly anticipated animated short film, Pritty, is currently in development with Powerhouse Animation Studios.