Bao NguyenBao Nguyen

Bao Nguyen is a Vietnamese American filmmaker whose past work has been seen in the New York Times, HBO, NBC, Vice, ARTE, PBS, among many others. He was the producer and cinematographer of “Nuoc 2030”, a feature narrative set in near future Vietnam which opened the Panorama section of the 2014 Berlin International Film Festival and was a recipient of the Tribeca Film Institute Sloan Filmmaker Award. His feature doc directorial debut, “Live From New York” opened the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival and went on to screen at prestigious festivals such as Hot Docs, BFI London, and IDFA. He is an alumnus of the 2012 and 2014 Berlinale Talent Campus and a Firelight Producers Lab Fellow. He earned his BA in Politics/International Relations at NYU and his MFA in Social Documentary Film at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.


The TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund | 2013

In The Shadow of the Hills

Tribeca All Access® | 2014

Save Son Doong

IF/Then Short Documentary Program | 2017 (The New York Times Op-Docs/Pulitzer Pitch)