Giselle Ari Bleuz is a Singer/rapper. writer, actress, filmmaker and media educator. Born in Astoria Queens, NY, Giselle began her filmmaking career in 2014 as a video producer with Global Action Project, a social justice media-arts leadership program. Since then Bleuz has gone on to write, direct, and act in six short films—including Over Stigmatized, which has been screened and broadcast across the United States. Bleuz was featured in both Buzzfeed’s and the HuffPost’s “10 Trans Filmmakers You Should Know.” She won a Soros Justice Fellowship in 2018 which helped her create her own program and production company Trans Resistance Through Media (TRTM). With TRTM she directed her first feature length film entitled “Over Stigmatized 2: The stigma stops here”. In September 2019, Giselle won GLAAD Rising Stars grant presented by Netflix at the GLAAD gala in San Francisco.