Angela Tucker

Angela Tucker is an Emmy nominated producer, writer and director. Her directorial work includes Paper Chase, a teen comedy in development; All Styles, a dance movie currently airing on Showtime; Black Folk Don’t, a documentary web series that was featured in Time Magazine’s “10 Ideas That Are Changing Your Life”; Intersection, a short film that looks at diverse identities that was funded by Frameline and premiered at American Black Film Festival; and (A)sexual, a feature length documentary about people who experience no sexual attraction that streamed on Netflix and Hulu. She is a Co-Executive Producer of the PBS strand, Afropop and is producing Belly of the Beast (dir. Erika Cohn). She was Co-Producer on The New Black (PBS’ Independent Lens). Previously, she was the Director of Production at Big Mouth Films, a social issue documentary production company. There, she worked on several award-winning documentaries. Her production company, TuckerGurl, is passionate about telling stories that highlight underrepresented communities. Tucker was a Sundance Institute Women Filmmakers Initiative fellow. She received her MFA in Film from Columbia University and her BA from Wesleyan University.