Blake Pruitt is a writer, director, editor, producer, activist, and drag performer living in New York City. He's a graduate of the Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film & Television at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.
His short documentary 20MALEGAYNYC was featured on Andrew Sullivan's The Daily Dish, The Advocate, and The Huffington Post, as well as film festivals internationally. A subsequent web series about young gay life, Male Gays, aired on LogoTV.com; that was followed by a UK spinoff: 20MALEGAY. Blake’s short doc for Logo TV about intergenerational dating among gay men has over 1.5 million views on YouTube.
His experimental short camchat screened at film festivals in the US, Canada, and Europe. Blake's narrative short Read Aloud had its world premiere at NewFest 2015.
Blake is the proud Associate Producer of Stephen Winter’s Jason and Shirley, which premiered at BAMcinemaFest and had a theatrical run at the MoMA in 2015.
Most recently, Blake has worked in episodic television as Post Production Coordinator on Evil and Mr. Mayor; and in feature films as Apprentice Editor on Fire Island and Assistant Editor on Providence and Dust.
Blake been a working drag performer for over seven years, during which she’s produced and performed in shows ranging from brunch to political fundraisers to large-scale drag competitions.