Nemo Allen is a Colombian American filmmaker from New York City.
His documentary, El Bastón (2022), premiered at DOC NYC and will play at SXSW in March. The film also won a Student Award from the National Board of Review, along with two fiction shorts he DP'd: Cuanacaquilitl (dir. Lorena Valencia), and The Monk & the Rebel (dir. Prabhat Gurung). Ten films are awarded nationally each year.
Nemo previously reported on UN Climate Change Conferences around the world for IISD, and worked at Democracy Now!, the daily global news hour with Amy Goodman.
Nemo holds an MFA in Film from The City College of New York, and a BA from Wesleyan University, where he studied literature and dance.