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MORNINGSTAR ANGELINE

SAG-AFTRA ACTOR

FILMMAKER

MorningStar Angeline (she, her, they), born as MorningStar Angeline Wilson-Chippewa, was born in Santa Fe, NM, to Rita Rose Wilson and Ethan Shawn Chippewa. She was later adopted by Daniel Harold Freeland and raised in Gallup, NM. She is a queer Navajo, Chippewa Cree, Blackfoot, and Latinx womxn.

Angeline began acting in theatre as a child and continued studying acting and writing throughout college. In 2014 she made her feature debut as Nizhoni Smiles in Drunktown’s Finest at the Sundance Film Festival. Since then, Angeline has starred in Paramount's Yellowstone, Netflix's Chambers, and HBO's This Much I Know Is True.

Behind the camera, she has worked in AD, camera, casting, and location departments and received awards from the American Indian Film Festival, Institute of American Indian Arts, and was honored by the New Mexico Film, and TV Hall of Fame. In 2019, she (Morningstar Media, LLC.) co-produced Blackhorse Lowe's feature FUKRY. She is a 2018 Sundance Indigenous Lab Fellow for her directorial and writing debut, Yá’át’ééh Abiní.

Most recently Morningstar assisted Zack Snyder on Army of the Dead, is a 2020 Vision Maker Media Shorts Fellow for her co-written script Seeds, and is a 2020 Native American Feature Film Writers Lab Fellow for her script Rowdy by Nature. She also serves on the Board of Directors of the mixed media company Tse’Nato’.

Morningstar is an actress, director, writer, producer, and performer. She currently resides in Albuquerque, NM, and Los Angeles, CA.

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ACTING AWARDS &

NOMINATIONS

 

2019 American Indian Film Festival

Best Actress Nominee for 'The Incredible 25th Year of Mitzi Bearclaw' 

2018 New Mexico Film & TV Hall of Fame

‘Rising Star’ Honoree

2017 IAIA Cinema Showcase

Best Acting Performance for 'Raven'

2014 American Indian Film Festival

Best Supporting Actress for 'Drunktown’s Finest'

FELLOWSHIPS/GRANTS

 

2020 Vision Maker Media Short Film Fellow

Seeds (short)

2020 Native American Feature Writers Lab Fellow

Rowdy by Nature

2016 Sundance Institute Indigenous Lab Fellow

Yá'át'ééh Abiní (short)

  

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WORK HISTORY

 

Producer's Assistant

Canyon Del Muerto, First Line Films

Director

Covfefe for Two (short), Arabela Films

 

Associate Producer

Ralph Lauren Southwest Holiday Commercial, Red Ambition

Director

Vibrant Eyes (music video), Morningstar Media, LLC.

 

Director’s Assistant 

Army of the Dead, The Stone Quarry

 

Producer’s Assistant

Freedom, Final-Cut For Real Productions

 

Location Assistant

Manson Brother’s Midnight Zombie Massacre, Mona Vista Productions

 

Transportation Assistant

REI Commercial

 

Director’s Assistant

FUKRY, Blackhorse Lowe, LLC.

 

Production Assistant

A Song Often Played on the Radio, Blackhorse Lowe, LLC.

Director

Yá'át'ééh Abiní, Morningstar Media, LLC.

 

Extras Casting Assistant and EPK Assistant

WACO, Brothers Dowdle Productions

 

Producer’s Assistant

Scalped, DC Entertainment, Warner Horizon Television 

 

Camera Operator  

Rise, VICE

 

Legal Assistant

Fuentes Law Office

  

REPRESENTATION

MANAGER

LUBER ROKLIN ENTERTAINMENT

LOS ANGELES, CA

ELIZABETH WILSON

310.855.2215 

AGENT

O'AGENCY

ALBUQUERQUE, NM

LYNETTE O'CONNOR

505.344.3149

LYNETTE@O-AGENCY.COM