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"Producing stories that matter"



Filmmaker & Producer
Multimedia Journalist
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About Me

About Me

Gabriela Watson-Burkett is an award-winning filmmaker, producer, and multimedia journalist.

She is passionate about using her storytelling skills to bring attention to social inequalities and also highlight inspiring stories of communities often overlooked in traditional media. 


Currently, Gabriela is one of the Co-founders and Journalists at ¡Presente! Media, as well as a Freelance Producer. She has worked as a Producer for the Black News Channel, WPVI-TV - 6 ABC, WHYY and PhillyCAM. Gabriela also has taught Digital Filmmaking and Latin American Cinema in many universities around the Philadelphia area. Read more about her work here.



Multimedia Journalist Reel

A segment about Brazilians in the city of Philadephia

A segment about Brazilians in the city of Philadephia

Director of the Award-winning documentary Baobab Flowers 



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The award-winning documentary Baobab Flowers, directed by Gabriela Watson-Burkett is going to be screened in many festivals during 2019. Check out Baobab Flowers official website hereStay tuned for the next screening!

* ADIFF - African Diaspora International Film Festival in DC, on August 10. Get your tickets now!

* Officially selected in the Black Femme Supremacy Film Festival in August in Baltimore, Maryland!

* Officially selected in the festival Encontro de Cinema Negro Zozimo Bulbul, in Rio de Janeiro, in September!

Contact Me

Contact Me
Tel: 267.242.8928

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