DaeQuan Collier is an award winning filmmaker, born and raised in the Bronx. He is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, and is now an MFA student at Emerson College studying screenwriting. His work has been showcased in a number of festivals and exhibitions, both domestically and internationally, and has won a host of awards.
As an artist of color, DaeQuan believes that his identity is an indisputable part of his artistry that cannot be avoided in his work, and strives to create work that properly illustrates their humanity. Growing up in the Bronx allowed him to come across people and communities that are often left unseen and unheard in mainstream media, but DaeQuan believes their stories are complex, beautiful and important, and he works to tell them.