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 https://www.blackincbooks.com.au/books/growing-african-australia

Writing: I wrote about racism and online dating for the ABC https://www.abc.net.au/life/racism-in-online-dating-for-women-of-colour/10562052

Video: The ABC’s Matt Garrow and I produced an accompanying video featuring Australian women of colour sharing their experiences of online dating https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bl-2L_olWXs&t=13s

Writing: I wrote about the importance of sunscreen for people with darker skin tones for the ABC https://www.abc.net.au/life/sunscreen-is-just-as-important-for-people-with-darker-skin-tones/10368676

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. https://www.screenaustralia.gov.au/sa/media-centre/news/2018/08-14-abc-screen-australia-four-art-bites-projects

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 https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/about-us/fellowships/creative-fellowships/current-creative-fellows/santilla-chingaipe

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 https://www.wheelercentre.com/notes/deny-deny-deny

Interview: I was interviewed on the ABC's Stop Everything program about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/stop-everything/royal-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 https://soundcloud.com/santilla-chingaipe/triple-r-interview-with-beth-aq-about-the-not-racist-but-series

Film: BLACK AS ME screening at the St Kilda Short Film Festival 2018 https://stkildafilmfestival.com.au/film/black-as-me/

Film: BLACK AS ME screening at the Human Rights Arts and Film Festival https://2018.hraff.org.au/events/australian-shorts-1/

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. https://www.acmi.net.au/ideas/watch/recorded-talks-future-according-women-documentarians/

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 http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/talkfest/identity/9355756

Interview: Took part in the season two finale live recording of the ABC's It's Not A Race podcast http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/itsnotarace/the-diversity-panel-to-end-all-diversity-panels,-a-live-finale/9246084

Film: BLACK AS ME is getting a limited theatrical release thanks to ACMI in Melbourne https://www.acmi.net.au/collection/works/black-me/

Review: A lovely profile of BLACK AS ME http://www.whimn.com.au/talk/think/when-youre-dark-skinned-nobody-sees-the-real-you/news-story/9d85243249f6c0b7fe01babfccc929b5

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 http://twohundredwomen.com.au/santillachingaipe

Writing: MAKE THE CONNECTION: GENDER PAY GAP + RACE https://www.vwt.org.au/make-connection-gender-pay-gap-race/ 

Interview: Had a chat to Chido and Christine on their SOS in Oz Podcast about journalism and filmmaking http://www.thepin.org/sosinoz-santilla-chingaipe

Interview: Had a wonderful chat with the Wheeler Centre's Michael Williams about all things sex and pleasure for ABC Radio National's Talkfest http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/talkfest/sex/8614482

Career: Six early-career female documentary directors secure funding https://www.screenaustralia.gov.au/sa/media-centre/news/2017/06-14-doco180-recipients

In conversation with: Roxane Gay https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AR6BPxIruV8

Interview: I was interviewed by ABC Radio National's Beverley Wang, along with Alice Pung and Aamer Rahman, about growing up in Australia http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/itsnotarace/seaweed-super-chat-aamer-santilla-alice/8596418

Interview: Spoke to Triple J's Sarah McVeigh about interracial dating online.http://www.abc.net.au/triplej/media/s4678387.htm

Interview: Had a chat to Dylan and Kulja about black hair and racism on The Grapevine on Triple R https://soundcloud.com/santilla-chingaipe/grapevine-audio

Writing: Harlem: New York’s Centre for Black Thought and Creativity http://lindsay-online.com/harlem-new-york-black-thought-and-creativity/

Career: Screen Australia 'Developing the Developer' recipient https://www.screenaustralia.gov.au/sa/newsroom/news/2017/mr-170317-successful-applicants-developing-the-dev

Interview: Date My Race, the Feed SBS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fP93deXr5Jk

Interview: Date My Race: Santilla Chingaipe on Love and Race in the Online World - an interview with FilmInk https://filmink.com.au/2017/date-race-santilla-chingaipe-love-race-online-world/

Interview: Date My Race, I dare you - an interview with Patricia Karvelas on ABC's RN Drive http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/drawingroom/could-your-race-be-sabotaging-your-chances-of-romance/8290344

Interview: Santilla Chingaipe tells viewers to Date My Race http://www.sbs.com.au/guide/article/2017/02/17/santilla-chingaipe-tells-viewers-date-my-race#comments

Writing: I've long suspected my race could be hindering my chances of finding love online http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/news-and-views/ive-long-suspected-my-race-could-be-hindering-my-chances-of-finding-love-online-20170224-gukdpe.html

Writing: A weekend at better sex school https://mg.co.za/article/2016-05-11-a-weekend-at-better-sex-school

Interview: I had a chat to Dorcas Utkovic from OzAfrican TV https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XGT19cnTMc

In conversation with: Maxine Beneba Clarke https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4_9YZF_4GQ

Writing: Are we a country of racists? http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-06-06/chingaiperacism/2748176