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Nick Deocampo

© Nick DeocampoFilmmaker, Film Lecturer (Philippines)
Nick Deocampo is a prizewinning filmmaker, film historian, and a Professorial Lecturer at the College of Mass Communication in the University of the Philippines. He received his Master of Arts degree in Cinema Studies at the New York University through a Fulbright Scholarship grant. He also received his Certificate in Film as a French Government scholar in Paris, France.

He won numerous awards for his gritty documentaries and personal films about Philippine politics and social change, cinema and history, gender and environment as well as other social concerns. Deocampo received academic honors as Scholar-in-Residence in New York University and fellowships from prestigious academic institutions. He was among the pioneer recipients of the Asian Public Intellectuals fellowship grant. He has written several books on cinema including his on-going work on a five-volume history of cinema in the Philippines, from which is based a ten-hour documentary film series on the same subject. He has served as a film jury member in various international and Philippine film festivals.

Film list:

  • Film: American Beginnings of Philippine Cinema (2012, 54 min.)
  • Cross Currents: Journey to Asian Environments (2012, 85 min.)
  • Private Wars (1997, 67 min.)
  • ⁃ Winner of Citizens' Prize, Yamaha International Documentary Festival 1997
  • Children of the Regime (1985)
  • Oliver (1983)