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Chelsea Hernandez

Austin, Texas United States
Available for Freelance


Chelsea Hernandez is an Emmy®-nominated Mexican-American Director and Producer based in Texas. Named as one of Texas Monthly’s “10 Filmmakers on the Rise,” she is a 2021 Telly Award Winner for her feature documentary Building The American Dream, which was also nominated for a National Emmy® the same year. Chelsea’s producing work spans 10 years in television and film including PBS special, Fixing The Future, hosted by NPR's David Brancaccio and directed by Ellen Spiro; United Tacos Of America (El Rey Network series); and That Animal Rescue Show executive produced by Richard Linklater (CBS All-Access). Chelsea co-directed/produced the short documentary, An Uncertain Future (2018 SXSW Texas Short Jury Winner, Field of Vision, Firelight Media). She is a member of the Documentary Producers Alliance and Brown Girls Doc Mafia.