Artist. Storyteller. Quail Queen.
Company
Quail Bell Press & Productions
    Christine Stoddard is a Salvadoran-American writer, director, performer, and multi-faceted artist creating films, plays, books, murals, etc. She founded Quail Bell Magazine and Quail Bell Press & Productions. In 2021, she premiered her first feature film, Sirena's Gallery (Summer Hill Entertainment), after directing several shorts, such as Bottled, Virtual Caress, Butterflies, Drunken History, and Brooklyn Burial. In 2022, she directed her nationally award-winning play, Mi Abuela, Queen of Nightmares, at the Gene Frankel Theatre and Arts On Site at St. Mark's Place. The play is now available as a filmed version and making the festival circuit. Her next feature, Her Garden, is in post-production.
    Her books include Heaven is a Photograph, Hello, New York: The Living And Dead, Naomi & The Reckoning, Desert Fox by the Sea, Belladonna Magic, and Water for the Cactus Woman, among others. Previously, she was the first-ever artist-in-residence at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House in Manhattan and served as an inaugural AnkhLave Arts Alliance artist fellow at the Queens Botanical Garden. Her work has appeared in Ms. Magazine, The Huffington Post, Portland Review, Bustle, and beyond. Christine regularly hosts, writes, directs, and performs in shows at the Broadway Comedy Club and Greenwich Village Comedy Club in New York City.
    • Director (19 Credits)
      Blue!
      Music Video
      Butterflies
      Experimental, Short
      Crab Sisters
      Animation
      Jaguar in the Cotton Field
      Experimental, Short
      Lago de Coatepeque in Brooklyn
      Experimental
      Lamentations
      Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
      Lust at Tea
      Animation
      Spirituals
      Tierra Madre
      Experimental
      Virtual Caress
      Experimental, Music Video, Web / New Media
      Mi Abuela, Queen of Nightmares2022
      Experimental, Feature
      The Storm2022
      Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
      Moonskating2021
      Animation, Experimental, Web / New Media
      Naomi & The Reckoning2021
      Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
      Sirena's Gallery2021
      Feature
      Sirena's Gallery (Trailer)2021
      Experimental
      Bottled2020
      Short
      Brooklyn Burial2020
      Short
      Drunken History2020
      Experimental, Short
    • Writer (7 Credits)
      Mi Abuela, Queen of Nightmares2022
      Experimental, Feature
      The Storm2022
      Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
      Moonskating2021
      Animation, Experimental, Web / New Media
      Naomi & The Reckoning2021
      Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
      Sirena's Gallery2021
      Feature
      Bottled2020
      Short
      Brooklyn Burial2020
      Short
    • Acting (4 Credits)
      The Storm2022
      Experimental, Short, Web / New Media
      Sirena's Gallery2021
      Feature
      Bottled2020
      Short
      Brooklyn Burial2020
      Short
    • Actress (1 Credit)
      Virtual Caress
      Experimental, Music Video, Web / New Media
    • Cinematographer/Editor (1 Credit)
      Mud Want2018
      Experimental, Music Video, Short, Student, Web / New Media
    College
    The City College of New York
    Digital & Interdisciplinary Art Practice
    College
    VCUarts
    Film, English
    Current City
    Brooklyn, NY
    Hometown
    Arlington, VA
    Gender
    Female
    Ethnicity
    Mixed; Hispanic/Latino
    Artist. Storyteller. Quail Queen.
    Company
    Quail Bell Press & Productions