As Associate Director of the Sundance Documentary Film Program, Rahdi Taylor administers the Sundance Documentary Fund which supports contemporary, social issue documentary filmmakers worldwide. Prior to Sundance, Taylor was Director of Marketing and Communications for California Newsreel, where she headed distribution campaigns for new releases and was responsible for strategic marketing and branding initiatives. She has served as Director of Production Assistance at Women Make Movies, where she helped shepherd 20 documentaries annually from script to screen and administered a Fiscal Sponsorship Program.
An award-winning filmmaker herself, her works as a writer and director have screened nationally and internationally and garnered her a nomination for the Rockefeller Fellowship for Media Arts. She holds a Master of Fine Art and was Adjunct Faculty at New College of California and has been a guest lecturer at Mills College, Southern University at New Orleans, and U.C. Berkeley.