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 the new year on ABC iView and being produced by ArenaMedia.

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 my '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


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?