Dominick Evans – Bios


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50 words – Bio
Dominick Evans is a director/writer, activist, Twitch streamer, and consultant with a BFA in Film. He fights for inclusion in media, marriage equality, gaming, and reproductive rights. Dominick founded #FilmDis, to better understand Disability in media. He works in Hollywood to make the industry more inclusive to disabled people.

100 words – Bio
Dominick Evans is a trans queer crip director/writer, consultant, Twitch streamer, and dad. They have a BFA in Film. Dominick’s work delves into inclusion in media, sex education for Disabled/LGBTQIA youth, marriage equality, institutional bias, and reproductive rights. In 2014, he founded #FilmDis, a Twitter chat about Disability in media.

Dominick has spoken around the world. He does video editing and works in Hollywood, consulting studios, to make the industry more inclusive. Dominick spends a lot of time streaming on Twitch – exploring accessibility and access. With their partner, Ashtyn, he releases an annual study into disability on television.

150 words – Bio
Dominick Evans is a non-binary trans queer crip filmmaker, writer, film scholar, gamer, dad, and nerd. He has a BFA in film and also studied political science. Dominick’s first love is film and television, and much of his work revolves around the inclusion of disabled and other marginalized people in all forms of media. In 2014, he founded the Twitter chat #FilmDis, a monthly discussion on disability representation, which has evolved into FilmDis, a media monitoring organization that is about to release its second research study into disability representation.

Through streaming, Dominick explores representation, gender, reproductive rights, and sexuality. He is a variety streamer and usually games with his partner, Ashtyn. Dominick also uses his Twitch and YouTube channels to educate people about accessible gaming, as well as other disability-related issues. Beyond that, he spends most of his time working with film and television studios on issues of representation,

200 words – Bio
Dominick Evans is a multiply disabled (SMA, OCD, ADD, anxiety, chronic pain) non-binary trans queer filmmaker, writer, gamer, streamer, film scholar dad, and nerd. He has a BFA in Film and also studied political science. In 2014, he founded the Twitter chat #FilmDis, a discussion on disability representation, which has evolved into FilmDis, a media monitoring organization that offers a multitude of services. With his partner, Ashtyn, they are set to release their second study into disability representation on television in spring 2021.

On Twitch, Dominick typically plays games laying down due to chronic pain which makes it painful to sit in his wheelchair for hours. Dominick streams four days a week with Ashtyn. Through gaming, he has fought for the inclusion of disabled people on Twitch and in other aspects of gaming culture. His hope is that one-day Twitch will include a disability tag.

As a prolific public speaker, Dominick has spoken at events around the world, including two years at New York Comic Con and in Australia. Since 2019, he’s been working with major studios out of Hollywood, with the hope of creating accessible spaces and opportunities for disabled people in the industry.

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