Martine N. Granby

Lead Artist Lab Collaborator

Martine N. Granby is a nonfiction filmmaker, producer, and video journalist for the New York Times, City Bureau, Kartemquin Films, BRIC TV, the New School, and UnionDocs. An assistant professor of journalism at the University of Connecticut with a focus on documentary filmmaking, she also has a joint appointment in the Africana Studies Institute and is an affiliate of the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program. Granby was a 2015 fellow with Kartemquin Film’s Diverse Voices in Docs program and a recipient of their 2019 Diverse Voices Accelerator Grant for her film The Mask That Grins and Lies. She produces films that weave between documentary, experimental nonfiction, hybrid, and essay forms, and her creative research focuses on interrogations of and material experimentation with family and collective moving image archives, ethical considerations of using found footage, and discourses around mental health in BIPOC communities.

Headshot of Martine Granby.