Film Fatales
Amy Grappell
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Amy Grappell’s documentary QUADRANGLE premiered at Sundance (2010) winning a Jury Prize and went on to win Best Short Film at SXSW, AFI, and Dallas International Film Festival and have it’s NY premiere at New Directors / New Films before being broadcast on HBO. She retuned to Sundance (2011) with a short documentary titled “Kids Green The World.” Her feature documentary LIGHT FROM THE EAST premiered at SXSW and aired on PBS and she was one of the select writer/directors of Richard Linklater’s SLACKER remake. Grappell is currently developing the QUADRANGLE story for a one- hour scripted television series, working on a half-hour coming of MIDDLE age comedy and writing a screenplay on another stranger-than-fiction true story about two feuding Jewish summer camps -- one Communist and the other Socialist -- on opposite sides of Sylvan Lake in upstate New York in 1947. She holds a BA in film and literature from New York University, is a graduate of the MFA acting program at The North Carolina School of the Arts and the recipient of grants from Austin Film Society, National Endowment for the Arts, Texas Council for the Humanities, and the Trull Foundation.

www.quadranglefilm.com

Selected Works

  • Quadrangle — A Short Film