upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 03/01/2019

Stephanie Yuhas

Stephanie Yuhas
(1) by Rachel Troche

Stephanie Yuhas is a first-generation Transylvanian-American writer and producer with a BFA in animation from The University of the Arts, Philadelphia. She creates projects with strong female protagonists and diverse ensembles. She is most well known for her work on the series Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (Netflix) and her multimedia project American Goulash (Art & Change 2008). She is the co-creator of the arts comedy series Moot, a part of the Emmy-Award-Winning Articulate: With Jim Cotter (WHYY-TV). She is the co-founder of Project Twenty1, a 501(c)3 non-profit that runs film and animation programs for emerging media artists. She lectures at colleges and special events on topics such as “Women in Film & Animation,” “Filmmaking on a Shoestring,” and “Networking & Pitching for Introverts.”


Leeway grant?

Leeway Transformation Award

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists and cultural producers living in Greater Philadelphia who create art for social change and have done so for the past five years or more, demonstrating a long-term commitment to social change work. [read more]

deadline 05/15
Upcoming events
09/232:00 pm - 3:00 pm

I’m Afraid Of Men Book Reading and Q&A

Vivek Shraya will read and answer questions about her new book, I’m Afraid of Men, co-presented by Asian Arts Initiative, Leeway Foundation, City of Philadelphia Office of Immigrant Affairs, and City of Philadelphia Office of LGBTQ Affairs.

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10/0510:45 am - 12:00 pm

RELEASE: Art in the Context of Gender Justice & Mass Incarceration

Leeway will facilitate an interactive workshop and panel discussion on gender justice and the role that art has in decarceration activism as a part of Philadelphia FIGHT's Beyond The Walls Prison Reform Summit.

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