Angeline Gragasin—b. 1985, Kansas City, USA

Awards & Fellowships
2018    UnionDocs Summer Documentary Lab, New York
2018    IDEALab Fellowship, IDEA New Rochelle, New York
2016    Made in NY Scholarship, Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema, Brooklyn College, New York
2015    Kate Spade & Co. Foundation Fellowship, NEW INC, New York
2015    Grant Recipient, The Bureau of Creative Works, Los Angeles
2015    A.I.R., Writing Residency, The Office of Culture and Design, Manila, Philippines
2014    A.I.R., Special Features, Residency Unlimited, New York
2013    Sponsored Artist, The One Day on Earth Foundation, New York
2011    Finalist, FACE/OFF Film & Photo Competition, Smashbox Studios, Los Angeles
2010    Creative Partner, The Chicago Urban Art Society
2008    A.I.R., The AV-aerie, Chicago
2007    Visiting Artist Scholarship, Accademia dell’Arte, Arezzo, Italy
2007    CAAP Award, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & The Illinois Arts Council
2007    Artistic Associate, Links Hall, Chicago
2007    A.I.R., LinkUp, Links Hall, Chicago
2007    Theater and Performance Studies Award, Undergraduate Career Award, The University of Chicago
2006    Jeff Metcalf Fellowship, The University of Chicago and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
2005    Grant Recipient, Performance and Installation, Festival of The Arts, The University of Chicago
2004    Grant Recipient, Vocal Performance, Department of Music, The University of Chicago
2003    Sponsored Artist, Writing, Stephen R. Comer Endowment for the Arts, Miami
2003    Gold Award, Writing, National YoungARTS Foundation, Miami

Talks & Teaching

2017    Kalief Browder for Just Leadership USA, Create & Advocate, NEW INC at A/D/O, New York 
2016    “The Impossible Case of Sonny Nguyen” People We Love Camp, Kickstarter, New York
2016    Media Literacy, The LAMP, New York
2016    “Colonía Cubao” Demo Day, NEW INC, New York
2016    “The Impossible Case of Sonny Nguyen” Just Food? Forum, Harvard University
2015    Digital Archiving, NEW INC, New York
2013    Filmmaking and Storytelling, The Disposable Film Festival, New York
2013    Visual Storytelling, Vimeo at The Disposable Film Festival, San Francisco
2013    Storytelling, AdaCamp, The Ada Initiative, San Francisco
2010    Taking the Next Step, The University of Chicago Alumni Association
2009    Muscle in the Hustle: Contemporary Approaches to Promoting Art, The Chicago Urban Art Society
2008    Theater and Performance, The Galaxie, Chicago
2007    Community and Performance, The Savannah Theatre Project, Parys, South Africa
2006    Summer Drama Workshop, The University of Chicago Lab School


2016    Julie Meneret Contemporary, New York

Selected Screenings & Exhibitions

2018    The Magic Hour, Kinfolk 94, New York
2018    Cascadia Dance & Cinema Festival, Vancouver International Film Centre
2018    Courts de danse, La Jetée, Clermont-Ferrand, France
2017    Cucalorus Film Festival, Wilmington, North Carolina

2015    Nothing Ever Happened, Chapter 61, New York
2015    Emerging Formats 2010 - 2015, MISS: Salon, New York
2014    Video Snack 2, Varick Sessions, New York
2013    The Medium & The Message, Her Girl Friday, New York
2012    Souvenirs From Earth, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
2011   Don’t You Have Docs? Film Festival, Melbourne


2018    “One Sings, The Other Doesn’t” Text for Screen Slate. June 2.
2018    “Theater in Trance” Text for Screen Slate. February 8.
2018    “Kahlil Joseph: Shadow Play” Text for Screen Slate. January 2.
2017    “The Queen of Versailles” Text for Screen Slate. November 17.
2017    “Luminous Procuress” Text for Screen Slate. September 18.
2017    “The Power and Legacy of Agnès Varda’s Cinematic Vision” Text for NEW INC Stream,  September 27.
2017    “Sweetie” Text for Screen Slate. September 16.
2017    “Martine Syms” Text for Screen Slate. June 20.
2017    “Thy Womb” Text for Screen Slate. June 13.
2017    “Documenteur” Text for Screen Slate. June 8.
2017    “Motherland” Text for Screen Slate. June 1.  
2017   “New Negress Film Society” Text for Screen Slate. May 12.
2017    “Gray House” Text for Screen Slate. April 23.
2017    “Blue Christmas” Text for Screen Slate. April 8.
2017    “Jonathas de Andrade” Text for Screen Slate. March 29.
2017    “Taipei Story” Text for Screen Slate. March 20.
2017    “Jacquot de Nantes” Text for Screen Slate. March 14.
2017    “A.K. Burns ‘Shabby But Thriving’” Text for Screen Slate. February 24.
2017    “The Woman Who Left” Text for Screen Slate. February 18.
2017    “Fehérlófia” Text for Screen Slate. January 31.
2017    “Set It Off” Text for Screen Slate. January 26.
2017    “Kuhle Wampe, Or Who Owns The World?” Text for Screen Slate. January 17.
2016    “Animal Farm” Text for Screen Slate. December 30.
2016    “Green Snake” Text for Screen Slate. December 19.
2016    “Peter and The Farm” Text for Screen Slate. November 10.
2015    “21 Days in Mexico City” Text and photos for LR Magazine (1): 77-86.
2011    “Occupy LA: Mixing Politics, Docu Style, Citizen Journalism and DSLR Video” 
            Text and Photos for News Shooter. October 11.

2011    “The Ecstasy of Decay: Angeline Gragasin Documents A Mortician’s Work”
            Text and photos for News Shooter. April 3. 


2016    Ellison, Kaitlyn. “Small Bytes: Women’s Leadership” NEW INC Stream, June 28. 
2014    Frame, Annie. "Interview: Angeline Gragasin" Imperial Matters, August 19.
2014    Slocombe, Will. “Ep. 40: Alien” The Great Debasers, July 30.
2014    Glazer, Jessica. “Q&A: Filmmaker, Angeline Gragasin” ReportHers, March 5.
2013    Leber, Jessica. “One Woman’s Quest to Elevate The Female Heroes of the 21st Century”
            Fast Company Co.Exist, November 7.
2013    Jacobs, Natalie. “Reel Talk With Angeline Gragasin”, July 30.
2012    Tsalyuk, Bradley. “An Interview with Angeline Gragasin” The 22 Magazine, (3): 40-45.
2012    McCormick, Angela. “Whatever You Do, Don’t Feed The Animals”, April 20.
2012    Belle, Marvin. “DN257: The Animals – Angeline Gragasin” Director’s Notes, August 10.
2012    Charry, Alma. “Angeline Gragasin” Montagne, May 8.

Professional Affiliations

2016    Participating Artist, Creative Capital Summer Intensive, New York
2017    Writing Juror, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, New York
2016    Contributor, Screen Slate
2016    Screening Committee, Hamptons International Film Festival
2016    Founding Member, NYWIFT Screenwriters Workshop
2016    Member, Wikimedia NYC
2015    Member, NEW INC
2013    Member, New York Women in Film and Television

Community Service

2017    Certificate, Mental Health First Aid USA (through February 2020)
2014    Volunteer, North Brooklyn Farms, New York
2013    Film Archivist, The Prelinger Archives at The Internet Archive, San Francisco
2007    Volunteer, Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance, Chicago

Curatorial Experience

2018    Film Series, Happy Family Night Market, 99 Scott, New York
2010    Without Wax: 14 Years of Derek Erdman in Chicago, High Concept Labs, Chicago
2009    Treasure Hunt, Links Hall, Chicago
2008    August Grotesque, National Headquarters, Chicago
2008    Volcano Party, National Headquarters, Chicago
2007    Warm Party, National Headquarters, Chicago


2014    Afro-Haitian Dance, Julio Jean, Cumbe Dance Center, New York
2012    Classical Kuk Sool, Master Thomas Brewer, Kuk Sool Won, Berkeley, California
2010    Muay Thai, Rob Menigoz, Chicago
2008    Bunraku, Blair Thomas & Co., Chicago
2008    Commedia dell’Arte, Antonio Fava, Piccolo Theatre, Evanston, Illinois
0708    Tae Kwon Do, Master Blair Sarkiss, HMD Academy, Chicago
2007    Butoh, Nicole LeGette, Chicago
2007    Commedia dell’Arte, Teatro Punto, Accademia dell'Arte, Arezzo, Italy
0607    Physical Training and Improvisation, Double Edge Theatre, Ashfield, Massachusetts
2006    Viewpoints and Suzuki, SITI Company, Court Theatre, Chicago
2005    Clown, 500 CLOWN, Chicago
0405    Classical Voice, John Komasa, Chicago
9703    Classical Voice, Pat Jameson, Zion Conservatory of Music, Zion, Illinois
9598    Jazz Saxophone, Pat Badger, The Prairie School, Racine, Wisconsin
9501    Piano, Heinz Lutz, Heinz Music Studio, Racine, Wisconsin
9192    Classical Voice, Corbelita Astraquillo, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana


2019    MFA Screenwriting, Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema, Brooklyn College, New York
2007    AB Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities, The University of Chicago

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