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Krystal Tingle is a Jamaican-American filmmaker living between Los Angeles and
Miami. Tingle’s films reflect the rich complexities of Black women and explore the
miracles that lie within the mundanity of life. Tingle’s short documentary, Over
The Wall, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. It won the Audience Award for
Best Documentary Short at BlackStar Film Festival.She is the Series Field Producer
for the Emmy-nominated, The 1619 Project (HULU), the Director/Producer for
Soledad O’Brian’s Disrupt & Dismantle on BET, and the Supervising Producer for
The Queen Collective for Flavor Unit Entertainment and Tribeca Studios. Tingle is
developing her feature documentary Oh Happy Day!, which has received early
support from California Humanities, Women in Film and Video, and Docs in
Progress. Her production company, Doctor Bird Studios, specializes in
documentary films and non-fiction content with a passion for stories that center
on the Caribbean diaspora. Her non-profit, Chapel Cinema, works to provide
ancillary care and support for independent Black women filmmakers on-set, in the
field, and at home.
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