Rainbow Video Collective aims to engage queer and empower questioning youth to explore their interests and tell their stories through filmmaking. We are currently working on a feature-length documentary about homeless queer youth. Previously, RVC has worked to provide the means and education for LGBT+ youth to create their own stories through filmmaking.




Scott BoswelL - Program director

Scott Boswell is a San Francisco-based filmmaker and professor of filmmaking who has completed numerous shorts and the award-winning feature film, The Stranger in Us. Throughout his film work, Scott has explored the challenges faced by queer youth. Prior to his current job teaching at San Francisco State University, Scott ran The Factory, a multi-award winning youth video collective based in Oakland. 



Jason is a producer and video editor. He discovered his passion after completing a short documentary about his Peruvian father. Since graduating from Columbia University, he has edited numerous shorts, trailers and assisted many features, including Oscar-nominated How to Survive a Plague. He most recently worked as Assistant Editor for ITVS and the Emmy Award-winning Independent Lens series on PBS. Jason has found his voice in film, and loves empowering others through media.

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Megan Lee - VIDEO PRODUCTION intern

Megan Lee is an undergraduate at San Francisco State University pursuing a major in Cinema and minor in LGBTQ studies. Previously she worked as the Social Media Intern for the DocFilm Institute and (separately) for WarriorsWorld. She also completed a short documentary about the Oakland Strokes, a rowing team based in the East Bay.

Jude Allard - VIDEO PRODUCTION intern

Jude Allard is a nonbinary transgender student at San Francisco State University and an active member of the professional, gender-inclusive film fraternity Delta Kappa Alpha. They are majoring in Cinema for directing and screenwriting, but hope to become familiar with all areas of filmmaking. They also have experience in theatre and acting, and work at the San Francisco Dungeon on Fisherman's Wharf. Bringing real diversity to all popular media is their main passion.