Nemo Allen is a second-generation, Colombian American filmmaker from NYC. He directs, shoots, and edits documentaries and fiction shorts.
His documentary, El Bastón, premiered at DOC NYC and won a Student Award from the National Board of Review. Two other fiction shorts he DP'd as part of his master's also won NBR awards (ten were given, nationwide).
Nemo previously spent four years reporting 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.