beauty standards is a experiment on and off the camera. 


In an act of resistance to the gatekeeping of the film industry, the film features the directorial debut of 4 first time, woman of color filmmakers.

Created by Toni-Marie Gallardo with vignettes written & directed by Joi Purvy, Seo Yun Son, Rosalee Bernabe, Toni-Marie Gallardo



Production was committed to creating a safe working environment for collaborators of color, queer collaborators, and non-binary collaborators. Only 7% of our crew identifies as a cis man, and only 7% of the crew is white. 

We are not free from critique. Need a question answered?