Joey De Guzman is an award winning filmmaker / director from Auckland, New Zealand. Joey is resourceful and innovative having written, directed, produced, filmed and edited many creative works. These include corporate videos, music videos and short films which have screened internationally in film festivals. When he's not making films, Joey likes to practice wushu, play guitar, computer games, and eat ice-cream.


  • Ability to envision a creative idea and realize a concept from beginning to end.
  • Resourceful and innovative, producing creative works with little resources and small budgets.
  • Fine eye for cinematic composition and a strong sense of storytelling, style, artistic expression and attention to detail.
  • Wide range of skill sets including directing, editing, cinematography, motion graphics and some 3D.
  • Able to write and present treatments.
  • A teamplayer and hardworker willing to go the extra mile.


Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

  • Master of Art & Design, First Class Honours 2014
  • Honours, First Class, Graphic / Digital.Design 2012
  • Bachelor of Design, Digital Design 2009 - 2011


  • Research Excellence Scholarship, AUT (2013)
  • Discipline Postgraduate Research Award, AUT (2013)
  • Discipline Postgraduate Research Award, AUT (2014)
  • Short Film Official Selections and awards:

Give it back (2011)

Saranggola (2013)

Tumbang Preso (2014)

Butterfly (2014)