Formerly the Center for Entertainment and Civic Health

Stories have the power to
transform the way we

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It is through story that we understand ourselves and others.

The stories we tell have the power to bring us together

but also pull us apart.

Bridge Entertainment Labs (BEL) is dedicated to transforming the way Americans see and engage with each other across divides.
We are a resource to the entertainment industry designed to ignite compelling narratives that bridge political and social divides toward a more cohesive and depolarized society.

Together with industry executives, writers, producers, showrunners, filmmakers, social scientists, and bridging practitioners…

We’re flipping the script on how Americans understand and engage with each other across our divides.

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Sandra de Castro Buffington

Executive Director

Welcome our new Executive Director Sandra de Castro Buffington.

Sandra de Castro Buffington, Executive Director of Bridge Entertainment Labs (BEL), is a leader, executive, and producer of social impact entertainment aimed at bringing diverse voices and perspectives into storytelling to unite and uplift audiences across divides.