Progressive Media Consultant & Filmmaker, ChiDonahoe.com
Frank Chi is a progressive media consultant and filmmaker focused on digital video and data visualization. His work has been recognized by the Washington Post, New York Times, MSNBC, Rolling Stone, among others as flagship content for the progressive coalition and its champions.
Frank has worked with clients like Senator Elizabeth Warren (MA) and Mayor Bill de Blasio (NYC). He recently created the Black Lives Matter tribute video “Kids Who Die” with Color of Change – which has received 2.5 million views to date. He was also part of the team that launched the Reflective Democracy Campaign – a project by the Women Donors Network to bring attention to the lack of representation for women and communities of color in political and legal institutions. Among his other clients have been the Center for American Progress, the American Constitution Society, and six U.S. Senate campaigns.
Frank collaborated with the Smithsonian APA Center to release the celebrated short film “Letters from Camp” – featuring Muslim American children reading letters from Japanese Americans from WWII incarceration camps – which has received 1.5 million views and was featured in the Washington Post, ABC News, NBC News, among other publications. He was also part of the team that launched the “Notorious RBG” meme paying tribute to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
A native of New Haven, CT, Frank holds a degree in African-American Studies and Government from Bowdoin College. He lives in Washington, DC.