Gracie Management Productions™, a division of Gracie Management™, is a contemporary production firm that focuses on documenting how American society is changing from the philosophy of a melting pot to one of cultural pluralism, and we look to document this change, and what it means, in our productions. If you would like to contact us to learn more or hire Gracie Management Productions to help with you storytelling needs, you can send us an email here or fill out a form here.
Chasson Gracie is an 11-time award winning market researcher/strategist, who has been lauded in various industries for the use of innovative research techniques to obtain deep human understandings and expose cultural truths that are not always evident. Being inspired by the various subcultures that now exist in American society, along with the move towards cultural pluralism at a societal level, Chasson decided to start a series of short documentaries, using visual anthropological techniques, to bring various subcultures to life for a broader audience.
Willyum Beck is an Art Director and designer born in San Francisco. Primarily influenced by fashion, music, technology and Internet culture, he often uses found images to allegorically enact personal memories, experiences, ideas and cultural contact using both traditional and nonconventional methods as a visual artist. His digitally-based works often take on a cinematic quality, which has lead to an interest in film and video. He studied Graphic Design at The Art Institute of Portland and Photography at Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia in Athens. He has exhibited internationally in galleries on and offline including The Wall at the Photographers’ Gallery in London, UK, The Joy Of GIF Internet Exhibit and Pop-up Market for The Emoji Art & Design Show.
Marcel Salas, Producer
Marcel is a proud native of Brooklyn, New York. She is currently obtaining her PhD in Cultural and Visual Anthropology at New York University. She is interested in studying the racial discourse of American media industries such as marketing and advertising. In doing so, Marcel seeks to understand the role that marketing industries play in shaping broader societal concepts of race. When she’s not studying, you can find Marcel either watching a documentary, eating pizza or doing yoga.