About the Film – Filmmaker

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Evangeline Griego is a veteran independent filmmaker, director, and media activist making her feature length Documentary directorial debut with the film, God Willing. Griego is currently in post production with the independent feature narrative, Sweet Old World, she produced this past summer, Dir. David Zeiger and is in development with the feature documentary Revolution & Kung Fu to be co-directed with Renee Tajima Pena.

Previously, Griego produced Sir! No Sir! with David Zeiger which premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival where it won the Audience Award for Best Documentary. It went on to win the Hamptons International Film Festival, Jury Award for Best Documentary, the Vermont International Film Festival, Jury Award Best Film on War and Peace and was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award. She is the Producer, for the award-winning documentary Calavera Highway, directed by Renee Tajima-Peña, (Best Doc San Diego Film Festival and Best TV Documentary San Francisco International Film Festival) (PBS- P.O.V. 2008). Griego’s company About Time Productions, in association with Red Envelope Entertainment (Netflix) and 212Berlin Films produced the documentary Chevolution about the iconic image of Che Guevara it premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. As Director she completed the Breathless in LA segment of the seven part environmental series, Sierra Club Chronicles (Sundance Channel) with Executive Producer Robert Greenwald.

With Griego in the Director’s chair, her company, About Time Productions, Previously completed works include the award winning Paño Arte: Images from Inside and the bilingual documentary, Border Visions/Visiones Fronterizos funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Both Paño Arte: Images from Inside and Border Visons/Visiones Fronterizos were broadcast on PBS.

Griego’s other documentary credits include. Segment Co-Producer for the acclaimed PBS series The New Americans (Kartemquin Films) (Winner of the 2004 IDA Limited Series Award, a HUGO Award, and Christopher Award) Line Producer, My Journey Home (WETA-PBS), Winner of the 2004 Cine Golden Eagle Award) and Supervising Producer, Art Works, ( J. Paul Getty Trust).

Ms. Griego is a founder of the Silver Lake Film Festival in Los Angeles and is a member of the board of directors of NALIP, National Association of Latino Independent Producers

PANELIST:

“Stories from the Reel World: A Conversation with Industry Professionals”

FirstVision

Albuquerque, NM

April 27, 2007

PANELIST & MODERATOR:

“From Filmmaker to Content Provider: Creating Stories for New Digital Platforms”

Los Angeles Independent Latino Film Festival

Los Angeles, CA

October 8, 2007

MENTOR:

“Doing Your Doc: Diverse Visions, Regional Voices”

National Association of Latino Independent Producers

Albuquerque, NM

November 2007