Interview: I talked about my obsession with sleep (and Meghan Markle) on Dan Debuf’s podcast, Totally Obsessed with Dan Debuf.

Interview: I chatted to the delightful Shazzie Dee on her show ‘That’s Lit’

Recognition: I found out that the UN is honouring me as one of the 100 most influential Africans in the world for 2019 (crazy!).

Review: The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald described THIRD CULTURE KIDS as a “thought-provoking and visually striking little series… well worth checking out.”

Curation: Season Two of Not racist, but… continues. We recently looked at institutional racism in the health system.

Writing: I got to chat to the first black African woman to be drafted in the AFLW, Akec Makur Chuot.

Writing: I wrote about how to avoid dry skin in winter for the ABC

Film: THIRD CULTURE KIDS, a documentary series I wrote and directed, is currently streaming on ABC iView

Writing: I wrote about why I braid my hair for the ABC

Writing: I investigated the delays in the processing of citizenship applications by the Department of Home Affairs for The Saturday Paper

Writing: I wrote about International Women’s Day and why any attempts to achieve gender equity are futile if we don’t address the failures of neoliberalism. IWD 2019: Balance for Better, or Justice for All?

Writing: I interrogate western media coverage of the African continent for the 5th edition of the Australian Foreign Affairs journal

In Conversation With: Interviewed American author and journalist, Ta-Nehisi Coates, for the Melbourne Writers Festival

Television: Appeared alongside Professor Toby Walsh and Comedian Nath Valvo as panellists discussing the moral and ethical challenges posed by Artificial Intelligence on the ABC’s Tomorrow Tonight hosted by Charlie Pickering and Annabel Crabb.

Book: Contributing to the Growing Up African in Australia anthology out in April and published by Black Inc

Writing: I wrote about racism and online dating for the ABC

Video: The ABC’s Matt Garrow and I produced an accompanying video featuring Australian women of colour sharing their experiences of online dating

Writing: I wrote about the importance of sunscreen for people with darker skin tones for the ABC

Career: One of this year’s recipients of the ABC and Screen Australia’s Art Bites initiative. Creating a documentary series that will air in 2019 on ABC iView and produced by Arena Media.

Writing: I wrote about the lack of makeup catering to darker skinned women in Australia for the ABC Australian women of colour need more than Rihanna's make-up

Career: I received a State Library of Victoria fellowship to research the stories of African migration to Australia pre-federation

Writing: I wrote an op-ed for The Guardian about the so-called 'African Gangs' crisis in Victoria Instead of 'African gangs', let's discuss the complex causes of youth crime

Review: Lovely write up of the 'Behind the Screens' initiative Footscray screen day to paint a more diverse picture

Writing: I wrote a personal essay about my own experiences with racism

Interview: I was interviewed on the ABC's Stop Everything program about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding,-zindzi-okenyo,-little-red-podcast,-ali-wong/9772802

Interview: Spoke to Beth AQ on Melbourne's Triple R about my upcoming Not Racist.. But series

Film: BLACK AS ME screening at the St Kilda Short Film Festival 2018

Film: BLACK AS ME screening at the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival

Discussion: Was part of an all female filmmaker panel on International Women's Day at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, discussing our craft, processes and career pathways.

Interview: I thoroughly enjoyed my conversation with Michael Williams on the ABC RN's Talkfest about cultural identities and the politics of identity. You can listen to the conversation via this link

Interview: Took part in the season two finale live recording of the ABC's It's Not A Race podcast,-a-live-finale/9246084

Film: BLACK AS ME is getting a limited theatrical release thanks to ACMI in Melbourne

Review: A lovely profile of BLACK AS ME

Book: Profiled and named (alongside Chimamanda Adichie, Roxane Gay, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Winnie Mandela and many others) as one of the 200 Women Who Will Change The Way You See The World


Interview: Had a chat to Chido and Christine on their SOS in Oz Podcast about journalism and filmmaking

Interview: Had a wonderful chat with the Wheeler Centre's Michael Williams about all things sex and pleasure for ABC Radio National's Talkfest

Career: Six early-career female documentary directors secure funding

In conversation with: Roxane Gay

Interview: I was interviewed by ABC Radio National's Beverley Wang, along with Alice Pung and Aamer Rahman, about growing up in Australia

Interview: Spoke to Triple J's Sarah McVeigh about interracial dating online.

Interview: Had a chat to Dylan and Kulja about black hair and racism on The Grapevine on Triple R

Writing: Harlem: New York’s Centre for Black Thought and Creativity

Career: Screen Australia 'Developing the Developer' recipient

Interview: Date My Race, the Feed SBS

Interview: Date My Race: Santilla Chingaipe on Love and Race in the Online World - an interview with FilmInk

Interview: Date My Race, I dare you - an interview with Patricia Karvelas on ABC's RN Drive

Interview: Santilla Chingaipe tells viewers to Date My Race

Writing: I've long suspected my race could be hindering my chances of finding love online

Writing: A weekend at better sex school

Interview: I had a chat to Dorcas Utkovic from OzAfrican TV

In conversation with: Maxine Beneba Clarke

Writing: Are we a country of racists?