Clarissa de los Reyes was born and raised in Manila, Philippines. She has an MFA in Film Production from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and is an alumna of the Berlinale Talent Campus. Her short films have screened at various film festivals around the world including Palm Springs International, Busan, Fribourg and more.
Her short film JOHNNY LOVES DOLORES is the recipient of several awards, including a Grand Jury Prize at the San Diego Asian Film Festival where it competed alongside feature films. It was also one of only six films curated by the American Cinematheque’s 8th Annual Focus on Female Directors.
As a Director of Photography, her narrative and documentary work have screened at film festivals such as Berlin, Sundance, Clermont Ferrand etc. She is currently writing her second screenplay as she entertains her restless toddler who doesn’t care much for social distancing.
TFI Network | 2020