This video was filmed at the 2019 ScreenCraft Summit in Atlanta.
Abigail Boland joined HUMANITAS with a diverse non-profit background and focus on giving back. Under the direction of Executive Director Cathleen Young, Abigail works to develop programs that honor film and television writers whose work breaks down the isms that divide us. Abigail has helped grow the NEW VOICES script competition into a highly sought-after VIP mentorship opportunity. She also coordinated the expansion of the Independent Film category which brought in submissions worldwide, including foreign language scripts. Additionally, she manages sponsorships at all levels with Studio and Network partners for the HUMANITAS Prize Awards. With a passion for connecting people from all backgrounds and cultures, Abigail continues to shine a spotlight on storytellers that help us to consider our place in the world, and examine our own moral compasses.