Angel Gracia is a Spanish-American director, videographer and writer whose work includes commercials, new media, music videos, film and television.
His feature film "From Prada to Nada" was released by Lionsgate in 2011. It stars Camilla Belle, Alexa Vega, Wilmer Valderrama and Oscar nominated Adriana Barraza, and it was produced by OddLot Entertainment (Drive). It won two Alma Awards and two Imagen awards, including Favorite movie and best actress and supporting actress.
Angel was a partner director and executive producer at Ridley Scott and Associates for commercials during 8 years. His vast experience in advertising worldwide earned him numerous national and international awards, including 4 Cannes Advertising awards and an Emmy.
He has directed numerous celebrities such as Julianne Moore, Penelope Cruz, Hugh Laurie, Sofia Vergara, Val Kilmer, Terry Crews, Eugenio Derbez and Shaquil O'neal, and worked for international clients such as VW, Mercedes, BMW, Audi, Toyota, Ford, Honda, Dodge, Snickers, Schweppes, MasterCard, Coca Cola, Coors, and ING.
His career bean as a student when he won a Student Academy Award for his short "The Three Cornered Hat" followed by the first MTV video contest for Madonna's True Blue single.
With an extensive background in Special FXs, Angel began his career directing, photographing and editing music videos for bands like for SNAP, Enigma, Daryl Hall, and Heaven 17, which eventually lead him to direct the musical drama movie "The Spirit" for BMG's group "5NY".
In 2015 he became a member of the prestigious NBC-Universal "Directing Fellowship Program" and in 2015 he directed his first half hour comedy pilot entitled "Table Manners".
2010 - present
2010 - present