Billie Carter-Rankin

born and raised in Milwaukee, WI.

based in Chicago, IL.


august 2018-may 2020: MFA Candidate in Photography; The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

august-december 2017: Photography and Film Studies; Richmond University: The American International University, London, U.K.

august 2014-may 2018: BFA Television and Film, Photography minor; Howard University, Washington, D.C.


may 2018: Bishetta Merrit Award in Blacks in Cinema, Howard University Department of Media, Journalism and Film, Washington, D.C.

january 2018: 1st Place Recipient in Photography, Howard University Student Art Show, Washington, D.C. 

2017: Women in Film Finalist, Couldn't Say No, Washington, D.C.

2015-2018: Cathy Hughes School of Communications Dean's List, Howard University, Washington, D.C.

2014-2018: Legacy Scholarship, Howard University, Washington, D.C.

2014: Pathways Milwaukee Scholarship


october 2018: editor's choice; Rooted Magazine, Liverpool, U.K.

may 2018: contributing photographer; Typical Girls Magazine, Brighton, U.K.

april 2018: freelance photographer; Concrete Rose LLC, Baltimore, MD.

october-december 2018: photography intern; FIUS Collective, London, U.K.

july 2017: on-set intern; Windows on the World film, Queens, N.Y.

june 2017-february 2018: production intern; NAACP Hollywood Bureau, Washington, D.C.

june-august 2017: programming intern; TV One, Silver Spring, MD.

march 2017-may 2018: photographer/videographer; Caged Bird Magazine, Washington, D.C.

january-may 2017: costume designer; Berries film, Washington, D.C.

january 2017: Women's March 2017 photographer; WHBC 96.3 HD3, Washington, D.C.

october 2016: production intern, Howardwood, Washington, D.C.

june 2016-may 2017: production intern, WHBC 96.3 HD3, Washington, D.C.

january-may 2016: studio intern; Listen Vision Studios, Washington, D.C.


january 2018: Howard University Student Art Show

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