Theodore Collatos

Theodore Collatos is a photographer and filmmaker based in Brooklyn and a 2014 Creative Capital Grant Finalist. Dipso premiered in competition at EntreVues Festival du Film Belfort 2012 and won best film at Athens Film & Video Festival. Move premiered at The Harlem Film Festival 2012 and continues to play on the festival circuit including Africa World Documentary Festival. Past short films have won multiple awards and have earned credits on IFC Channel, PBS, profiled on,, Huffington Post, L’Humanite, Toute le Culture, Chronic’Art, Metroland, Chicago Reader, Artful Mind, New England and ranked top ten on IMDB’s “Best Short Dramas” and played dozens of festivals world wide including Iceland, Mexico, Germany and France. He is a MA State and Berkshire Bank Grant recipient and five time winner of Columbia College Production Fund. His photography has been published in The Chicago Reader, Fat City Review, Berkshire Eagle and has been in group shows at Betty Rymer Gallery and Carrie Haddad Gallery. Collatos is also a curator of “Projections at Nitehawk Cinema” in Willamsburg and works with acclaimed Factory 25 a boutique distributor, as a producer for lululemon Athletica and trailer editor for Reality Entertainment. 

[bio courtesy of the filmmaker] 


Recent Reviews


Casually realistic and consistently offering a weary sense of humor in an attempt to hide the painful rage constantly simmering beneath the surface -- this is a potent film. Filmed...


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Good movie with a great message. The sensibility of the characters doesn't relate to most people with a good head on their shoulders but it is reality of some people...