Aubrey Aden-Buie is a director, cinematographer and visual artist. She is currently the Program Director at Glassbreaker Films, an initiative funded by The Helen Gurley Brown Foundation working to find, fund and support the next generation of women-identifying leaders in documentary film. She is the creator/director of BridgeUP: FILM a high school after school program that provides training and mentorship to young women.
Aubrey led the Glassbreaker Films' Filmmakers in Residence Program at The Center for Investigative Reporting from 2016-2017. At CIR, her team of three brilliant filmmakers in residence produced over 25 short films in under ten months, pulling in a national News and Documentary Emmy nomination, an Edward R. Murrow Award, a Gracie Award, a Vimeo Staff Pick, three Atlantic Selects honors and more.
Cynopsis Media named Aubrey one of its Top Women in Digital in 2016 for her intimate coverage of what life is like for refugees coming to the United States.
Aubrey also has extensive on-camera reporting experience, from reporting on the lack of accountability in the shipbuilding industry for PBS in A Contract With Danger, to working as an anchor on Sports Illustrated's SI Wire Breaking News.
Her work has been published with The New Yorker, PBS Newshour, The Center for Investigative Reporting, The Atlantic, Politico, The New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Special Olympics, Mashable, Fox Sports, NPR, and more. She has worked in communities around the globe, using video journalism as a tool to bring about social change.