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Angela Tucker

Angela Tucker

Independent Producer

@tuckergurlWebsite

Angela Tucker is an Emmy-nominated producer, writer, and director. Her directorial work includes Paper Chase , a teen comedy in pre-production with Gunpowder and Sky; All Styles , a dance movie available on Showtime; Black Folk Don’t , a four-season documentary web series featured in Time Magazine ’s “10 Ideas That Are Changing Your Life,” and (A)sexual, a featurelength documentary that streamed on Netflix and Hulu for four years. She is in her sixth year as Series Producer of the PBS strand, AfroPop and was Co-Producer on The New Black . Previously, she was Director of Production at Big Mouth Films, a social issue documentary production company. There, she worked on several award-winning documentaries, including Pushing the Elephant (Independent Lens). In 2006, she co-founded TuckerGurl LLC, a production company passionate about telling compelling and irreverent stories about underrepresented communities. Tucker was a Sundance Institute Women Filmmakers Initiative fellow. She received her MFA in Film from Columbia University.