Lindsay Allen is an alumna of the 2019 VIH Cohort and graduated from Temple University in 2020 with a B.F.A in Film and Media Arts with a Concentration in Directing and a Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management. While in the VIH program, Lindsay studied abroad in Prague, Czech Republic and analyzed and compared European and American cinema. For her community engagement experience, Lindsay and her Temple cohort facilitated an event called, “Connecting Communities,” to discuss the relationship between Temple University and the surrounding community of North Philadelphia.
Lindsay is an emerging writer, director, and producer with experience in short form narratives. As a female filmmaker, Lindsay has made it her mission to open doors and create opportunities for other marginalized communities in the film industry. She is specifically interested in creating opportunities on screen for individuals living with disabilities in relatable and positive portrayals. Lindsay is currently in post-production for her two short fiction films that she wrote and directed, Malarkey and Grier, and is in development of her next film.