Each year, Transform Film Fest curates a group of creative industry women to help us through the film fest selection process. Learn more about who they are and what they do.


mafe gonzalez

Mafe is a Peruvian born artist with an intensive art background having worked as Gallerist and Assistant Director at Revolver Galeria and Galeria Impakto in Lima, Peru. She has spent her time in the states curating booths for multi-media art festivals such as Pinta NYC and Art Basel. She also has a background in metalsmithing and fabrication. Since moving to Austin in 2017, Mafe enjoys spending her time creating jewelry, watching films, and involving herself in the local art scene. 

Julia Kipnis

Julia is a documentary filmmaker and film festival vagabond, having worked most recently for Sundance and Tribeca. She’s been on screening committees for AFI Docs, NYFF, Fantastic Fest, and is currently an Associate Programmer for AFI Fest.


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Jennifer Bracy

Jennifer Bracy is an independent film producer, and the Development Specialist at Coalition Of Texans With Disabilities and Assistant to the Director of the Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival, where she works to promote diversity and inclusion through cinematic arts. As a Texas native, she finds it extremely important to continue the film efforts of the state through festival support and local Austin film initiatives. 

Interested in becoming a committee member? Contact us at hello@transformfilmfest.org