Angela Robinson

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Angela Robinson
Born (1971-02-14) February 14, 1971 (age 47)
ResidenceLos Feliz, California
Alma materBrown University (B.A)
New York University (MFA)
OccupationFilm director, television director, screenwriter, producer
Years active1995–present
Partner(s)Alexandra Kondracke
Children1

Angela Robinson (born February 14, 1971) is an American film and television director, screenwriter and producer.

Early life[edit]

Robinson was born in Chicago. Robinson attended Brown University where she majored in theatre and later received an MFA from New York University.

Career[edit]

Robinson frequently deals with gay and lesbian topics in her films. She directed the short film D.E.B.S. (2003), produced by POWER UP, and directed a feature-length adaptaion of D.E.B.S. (2004).

In 2007, Robinson created the online series Girltrash! for OurChart, a social networking website aimed primarily at lesbians.[1] Robinson has served as a writer and co-executive producer for the HBO television series Hung,[2] and as a writer for the series True Blood.[3] In addition to her film and TV work, Robinson also wrote the first four issues of the Web ongoing series at DC Comics. Robinson wrote the screenplay for a musical feature film and prequel to her Girltrash! series, Girltrash: All Night Long directed by Alexandra Kondracke.[4] Robinson was also one of the producers for the film. In March 2012, it was announced that Robinson would write a supernatural teen thriller with Dawn Olmstead (of Prison Break) and Marti Noxon (of Mad Men) attached as producers.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Robinson's partner is television writer and director Alexandra "Alex" Martinez Kondracke, the daughter of Morton Kondracke, who she met while they were both studying at NYU. In 2009, Kondracke gave birth to their first child, Diego.[6] They live in Los Feliz, California.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1995 Chickula: Teenage Vampire Director/Writer Short film
1999 Ice Fishing Producer Short film
2003 D.E.B.S. (short) Director/Writer/Editor Bearfest - Big Bear Lake International Film Festival Jury Award for Best Short Film
New York Lesbian and Gay Film Festival Award for Best Short
Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Jury Prize for Best Lesbian Short Film
PlanetOut Short Movie Awards Grand Prize
2004–2009 The L Word Director/Writer/Producer
2004 D.E.B.S. Director/Writer/Editor Nominated—2005 Black Movie Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Writing
2005 Herbie: Fully Loaded Director
2006 Fabulous!: The Story of Queer Cinema Herself
2009 Hung Writer/Producer Various episodes
2010 Gigantic Director
2011 Charlie's Angels Director "Runaway Angels"
2012 True Blood Writer
2014 Girltrash: All Night Long Writer/Producer
2017 Professor Marston and the Wonder Women Director/Writer

Other work[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2007–2009 Girltrash! Director/Writer/Editor/Executive Producer Web series

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Best. Lesbian. Summer. Ever. | AfterEllen.com Archived July 4, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (25 June 2009). "Lesbian Director Angela Robinson's Getting Busy with 'Hung'". SheWired. Here Media. Retrieved 8 April 2011.
  3. ^ Sobol, Gianna (March 1, 2012). "Meet the New Writer". Inside True Blood. Archived from the original on March 9, 2012. Retrieved April 20, 2012.
  4. ^ Riendeau, Danielle 2009 Year in Review: Movies " Archived 2012-04-04 at the Wayback Machine., 2009-12-15. Retrieved on 2011-04-05.
  5. ^ Fleming, Mike. "Angela Robinson Sells Supernatural Teen Pitch To Paramount". Deadline. Retrieved 28 March 2012.
  6. ^ Kregloe, Karman (29 September 2009). "Ask AfterEllen.com (September 29, 2009)". Archived from the original on 15 July 2012. Retrieved 8 April 2011.

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