Gabrielle Castro

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Gabe Castro is a Philadelphia-based Latiné multi-media professional specializing in the horror genre. She works at Philadelphia's public access television station as the Programming & Production Coordinator helping her community make people-powered media. She is also the producer and co-host of the horror media analysis podcast, Ghouls Next Door. She and fellow Ghoul, Kat, explore the unique and raw way society and culture influence film and media. Gabe believes media can be used as a tool to bring social change and works in all she does to create impactful and inspiring media. Gabe is also a co-host of the Black Tribbles, the award-winning geek talk radio show where she spends time with fellow BIPOC nerds. When she's not hosting podcasts, she directs short horror-comedies, designs terrifying soundscapes for the Black Women are Scary Podcast that celebrates people of color writing in horror and writes film reviews for local cinema organization, cinéSPEAK.

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Grants Awarded to Gabrielle Castro

$15,000 - Awarded December 2021

Focus areas
Representation in Media

The 2021 grant will support "The Ghouls Next Door," a horror media-analysis podcast that dives into the horror genre, exploring the unique and raw way society and culture influence the genre. The Ghouls Next Door reviews horror media and discuss the history and psychology behind our fears.

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