Monique is an Austin-based filmmaker. She received a BA from Yale University and an MFA in Film from the University of Texas – Austin. Monique produced the short film Skunk (written & directed by Annie Silverstein), which won first prize at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival – Cinéfondation section and has continued to win awards and screen at festivals internationally. Monique leads youth media workshops for students of color in Austin and has received support from the Texas Filmmaker Production Fund and the Dina Sherzer Documentary Fund. She was selected for the 2016 Sundance Creative Producing Lab and was named the Mark Silverman Honoree.