Dean Colin Marcial

Dean Colin Marcial is an international filmmaker in New York and Manila. In 2010, he co-founded Calavera USA, an award-winning Brooklyn production company whose credits include All That I Am (SXSW ’13 – Special Jury Prize for Ensemble Acting, NHFF ’13 – Best Feature, FilmBuff), Fishtail (Tribeca ’14, Big Sky ’15 Vision Award, Netflix), and Yearbook (Sundance ’14, 25+ Jury Prizes, 100+ festivals, The New Yorker). Dean was awarded the 2015 Made in NY Media Fellowship by the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment. In 2017 he was a recipient of the Tribeca All Access Grant for his screenplay The Green Guerrillas. He was born in the Philippines, raised in Long Island, graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and currently lives in New York City.


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Between Brooklyn and Manila

By Dean Colin Marcial | August 7, 2018

Between Brooklyn and Manila

Manila Death Squad's director on his adopted home and his birth country, and making work that explores the gap between the two places.