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NEIL DAZA, a notable name in Philippine cinema, is an award-winning Filipino cinematographer, photographer and visual artist who has shot some of the most memorable films of our time – Dekada ’70 (Decade ’70), Feng Shui, Badil, Bwaya (Crocodile), Signal Rock, Oda sa Wala (Ode To Nothing). Before lensing motion pictures, he was a photojournalist who documented major political events post EDSA 1 revolution. His experience as a photojournalist contributed to the candid aesthetics of his films. Twenty-nine years of filmmaking and critically-acclaimed movies has made him one of the most respected and sought after cinematographers in the country.

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WORKS :

SELECTED WORKS 2017 (Bwaya, Badil, Ka Oryang, Feng Shui, Etiquette For Mistresses, Nabubulok, The Ghost Bride)

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SELECTED INDIE WORKS 2016 (Ka Oryang, Mamay Umeng, Badil, Bwaya)

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CONVERSATIONS :

The Wildcast podcast with Jp Alipio, co-founder of the Cordillera Conservation Trust, conservation advocate and National Geographic Explorer. (2020)

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7B7TKuWBvOObLUHzytpopR?si=QB5AbOWcSB2n_7yd5hUmfQ

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Third World Cinema Club podcast with Neil Daza and Theo Lozada (2019) https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/third-world-cinema/episode-28-neil-daza-and-KcIvhkx5Hdb/ (2019)

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Pinoy Movieland In The Eyes of Neil Daza by Philbert Dy / Rouge Magazine (2018)

https://neildaza.com/2018/11/30/conversations-2-pinoy-movieland-in-the-eyes-of-neil-daza/

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The Mendiola Narratives Project (2008). Neil Daza narrates his first-hand account of the Mendiola Massacre.

http://mendiolanarratives.blogspot.com/2008/11/neil-daza.html

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Interview with a Cinematographer – Neil Daza : The Eye of an Eclectic Beholder by Gina S. Cariño (2002)

https://neildaza.com/2018/10/02/conversation-1-dekada-70-2002/