Terrance Daye is an award-winning poet and filmmaker from Long Island, New York. Daye’s creative work re-imagines traditional representations of black masculinity and male identity and invests strongly in destigmatizing mental illness within the black community. Daye is a 2018 Spike Lee Film Production grant recipient and a Sundance Ignite Fellow. His film The Colored Hospital was shortlisted for the 44th Student Academy Awards. Terrance is currently in pre-production for his next short film project, Pritty.