Talent Guide

Charlene Agabao

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:Producing Lab 2009


Charlene Agabao studied film at Columbia College Chicago and graduated in 2005. She was the associate producer for Nice Threads, which was featured in the 2007 Asian American Showcase at the Gene Siskel Center. Her short piece American Beauties (2007), which she produced, wrote, directed, and starred in, was featured on the Dove website for their “Pure Beauty” campaign. Recently, she was associate producer on Peter Bratt’s La Mission (2009). Along with co-producing Mosquita y Mari, Agabao is producing Sydney Freeland’s Drunktown’s Finest, which was accepted into the 2010 Sundance Director’s Lab.

Current Project

Mosquita y Mari (Narrative Feature)


A timid 15-year-old Chicana's life changes when she develops a complex friendship with the rebellious new girl in her East Los Angeles neighborhood.