Angel Gracia is a Spanish-American creative director at the Stan Lee Foundation and an ex-partner, creative director, and executive producer at Ridley Scott and Associates. His vast experience in advertising worldwide as a director earned him numerous national and international awards, including 4 Cannes Advertising awards and an Emmy.
His feature film "From Prada to Nada" was released by Lionsgate in 2011 and stars Camilla Belle, Alexa Vega, Wilmer Valderrama, and Oscar nominated Adriana Barraza. The film was produced by OddLot Entertainment (Drive). It won two Alma Awards and two Imagen awards, including Favorite movie, best actress, and supporting actress.
He has directed numerous celebrities, including Julianne Moore, Penelope Cruz, Hugh Laurie, Sofia Vergara, Val Kilmer, Terry Crews, Eugenio Derbez, and Shaquille O'Neal, and worked for international clients such as AT&T, VW, Mercedes, BMW, Audi, Toyota, Ford, Honda, Dodge, Snickers, Schweppes, MasterCard, Coca Cola, Coors, and ING.
He became an alumni member of the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences when he won a Student Academy Award for his short film "The Three Cornered Hat". He also became an alumni member of MTV family when he won their first ever video contest for Madonna's True Blue single, launching his music video directing career.
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 2016 he directed his first half hour comedy pilot,Table Manners.
2010 - present
2010 - present