Evangeline Griego is a veteran independent filmmaker, director, and media activist making her feature length documentary directorial debut with God Willing. Griego is currently in post production with the independent feature Sweet Old World, which she produced this past summer, and is in development with the feature documentary Revolution & Kung Fu to be co-directed with Renee Tajima-Peña.
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 was also the Producer of the award wining documentary Calavera Highway, directed by Renee Tajima-Peña (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. The film 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, About Time Productions’ other 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 were broadcast on PBS. Griego’s other documentary credits include segment co-producer for the acclaimed PBS series The New Americans (Kartemquin Films) , line producer on My Journey Home (WETA-PBS), and Supervising Producer of Art Works ( J. Paul Getty Trust.)
Ms. Griego is a founder of the Silver Lake Film Festival in Los Angeles and a member of the board of directors of NALIP, National Association of Latino Independent Producers.