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Ranell Shubert

Nonfiction Access Initiative Funds Program Manager

Ranell Shubert is the Nonfiction Access Initiative Funds Program Manager at the International Documentary Association, a movement aimed at narrative change through building power, community, and increasing opportunities for nonfiction media-makers who identify as disabled. She also teaches Podcast Production at the University of Southern California. Prior to joining IDA and NAI, she produced the Whats Up With Docs Podcast and also worked with the 1IN4 Coalition creating artist development programs for creatives with disabilities. Ranell has 10 years of experience in artist support programs and education, film festivals and industry programming, production, pitching, funding, advocacy, and distribution, and provides creative and professional consultation to nonfiction storytellers of various forms from film, series, podcasts, and immersive content.