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Milan Daemgen

(he/him)
Filmmaker
Berlin US
Open To Mentoring
Open To Virtual Coffee
Filmmaker, Documentarian, Uncle, Brother.

About

Milo-Milan Daemgen is a filmmaker based in Berlin & New Orleans. His work merges an interest in the relationship between racial, social, and economic spaces with visual storytelling that is grounded in experimental processes. He was a co-owner of the award-winning production company, The Greenhouse Collective. He has produced music videos for Grammy Award Winner Mavis Staples, Grammy Award Nominee Southern Avenue, Arcade Fire and Big Freedia; produced commercials for Google, Rakuten & Samsung, and directed commercials for Polaroid and the American Institute of Architects. In 2017, Milo produced and directed the ground-breaking digital ad campaign for New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell. In 2016, Milo won a Webby for best short documentary series, THE HEART OF ICWA about forced adoption practices within Native American communities. His visual work has been installed in art galleries such as OCHI, YVES, and MAY. He was an Associate Producer for Behn Zeitlin’s feature film, WENDY, distributed by Searchlight Pictures. He served on the executive board for New Orleans Public Access TV and is the founder of the New Orleans Film Collective. His documentary series examining the New Orleans criminal justice system will be released with the Independent Lens in March of 2024.

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