Whippersnapper Films is Writer/Director/Producer, Jaclyn Gramigna, working with a talented group of collaborators primarily in NYC and LA. Jaclyn Gramigna graduated from NYU with a BFA in Film & Television Production (2010) and is the founder/Director of Whippersnapper Films. She has written and directed 7 short films which have screened in a variety of film festivals (winner of the Visions Film Festival & Conference and a finalist in the Brooklyn Short Film Festival and Northside Film Festival) as well as featured in the Short Film Corner at Cannes. In 2013 she was highlighted as an "emerging filmmaker to watch" in Miramax's blog. Jaclyn also directs theater and is 2 for 2, having won first place in the 2013 Take Ten 1 Act Festival and the 2014 New York New Works Theatre Festival. Recently, she was at the head of a very successful crowd funding campaign, having raised 166% of her short film’s budget. Jaclyn has also received quite a few awards for her work in sound design. She strives to make visceral films that make people laugh and turn reality on its head, leaving the audience with lingering thoughts and feelings.


Whippersnapper Films’ own, DOWNTOWN is part of a Female Filmmaker Challenge on Tentsquare.com

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AndrogyNY: The Docu-Series

Whippersnapper Films was hired to create the pitch video for the “AndrogyNY: The Docu-Series” Kickstarter video. Lead by Chavo Killingsworth, AndrogyNY is meant to explore beauty and self confidence as he treads the line between masculinity and femininity. We’re very proud of the video and hope you’ll consider contributing! Check it out HERE

See "Downtown" at Cannes 2013

“Downtown” Lotuses at Cannes!

In order to promote my short film, Downtown, at Cannes 2013 in a creative way, that wouldn’t “break the bank” (and would set it apart from the 1000-and-something other films) I decided to make origami lotuses and leave them everywhere for people to discover. Each one is hand crafted and numbered and makes a nice addition to any windowsill or…