About

Smile is not your typical coming-of-age story.

Smile is a story about a young black woman trying to find her place in the world. As the film highlights marginalized voices of the black community, we also strive to lift up a diverse crew behind the camera.

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12% of directors were women...

1% were women of color

...And of those women, only

Of top grossing films, only

Our director-producer team is

all female and/or P.O.C.

2/3 of our crew identify as

Black, LatinX,

or Asian

More than 84%

of our crew heads are women and/or LGBTQIA.