Rahdi Taylor is an Executive at Concordia Studio, a mission driven studio launched by Davis Guggenheim with Laurene Powell Jobs to produce and finance the next generation of story driven nonfiction. She spent 10 years at Sundance Institute where she served as Associate Director and then Film Fund Director for the Sundance Documentary Fund. Her role was to find, cultivate, and champion creative documentary films globally, and to award financing and creative support. Films supported included Academy Award nominees Trouble the Water, The Betrayal, Which Way Home, Dirty Wars, The Square, Citizen Four, I Am Not Your Negro, Last Men in Aleppo, and Strong Island.
Prior to Sundance, Taylor was Director of Marketing and Communications for California Newsreel, where she headed distribution campaigns for new releases and was responsible for strategic marketing and branding initiatives.
She was a teaching Artist at Yerba Buena Center for the Art in San Francisco, served as adjunct faculty at New College of California, and has been an invited guest lecturer at University of Florida, New York Film Academy, Mills College, and U.C. Berkeley. She holds an MFA from the University of Texas at Austin.