Angela has always had a passion for the creative performing arts and enjoyed acting in theatre, independent films and bit-parts in soaps in New York City. In 2004, Angela left her career in finance and telecommunications sales and consulting to pursue her passion full-time in the entertainment capital of the world- Hollywood, California. She came with her first project in hand, “The Velvet Cuffs” which premiered in the Pan African Film Festival- LA in 2004, and won the Audience Award at the Women of Color Film Festival in NYC.
She was excited to made her directorial debut in 2010 in the 48 Hour Film Project with ” How Do You Spell Love?”, which screened in the 2011 PAFF, The Reel Sisters of the Diaspora at which it won The Humanity in Film Award, and won the audience award in the 48HFP. October 2011, it premiered at the American Embassy in Manzini, Swaziland and in South Africa at the Gold Lion Film Festival. ” The Last Job” premiered at the 2014 Capital City Black Film Festival and screened at the 2015 The Hollywood Festival of New Cinema, Iron Mule, BHERC and Cine Fest-LA . “The T Party, along with “A Gift for My Sister” are both in post-production.
Most recently, Angela shot her first sci-fi film in 4K, “Redux Devereux”, for NASA/Cinespace and it will finish post production fall 2017. Additionally, “The Donkey”, a stylized film noir-esque short, which made its World Premiere at the 2016 PAFF and its international debut at the 2016 Rwanda Film Festival in Kigali, was an official selection in the 2017 Cape Verde International Film Festival in October. Angela is preparing to direct her first feature, “Remy & Chance”, with preproduction beginning late 2017. She was one of ten selected filmmakers in the 2015 Canon Filmmaker Challenge. Angela holds a degree in Int’l Finance from Howard University.