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BIO

Dagmawi Abebe (Dag) is an award-winning Ethiopian-born American Writer, Director, and Editor. He pursued a major in Physics and a minor in Film Studies at the University of Virginia, honing his unique blend of analytical thinking and creative vision before getting his Master of Fine Arts in Film and TV Production from the University of Southern California.

He has received numerous accolades for his work, including the Directors Guild of America Student Jury Prize and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Grant. His films have been celebrated at prestigious festivals worldwide, including the Tribeca Film Festival, Pan African Film Festival, and Toronto Black Film Festival. With a genuine passion for storytelling, Dag pushes the boundaries of artistic expression, crafting immersive narratives that resonate with audiences worldwide.

He's currently based in Los Angeles.

DIRECTING REEL (2020)

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Select works from:

VOODOO MACBETH - Feature Film - 2020
THE BALL METHOD - Sloan Short Film - 2020
REDBIRD - USC Short Film - 2019
BREACH - USC Short Film - 2019
GRAYSON - USC Short Film - 2018
IFE - USC Short Film - 2017
633NM - Short Experimental Film - 2016
HITTING ON THE BREAK - Short Experimental Film - 2015
JENNY - Short Film - 2015

EDITING REEL (2020)

Select works from:

ADIDAS STELLA MCCARTNEY - Commercial
EQUINOX IMPOSSIBLE HAPPENS II - Commercial
EQUINOX BAND BURN - Commercial
YOU ARE HERE - Feature Film - COURAGEOUS CONTENT
SAMIR - Feature Film - USC/WB
THE LIE GAME - USC Short Film
REDBIRD - USC Short Film
A PROPER BURIAL - USC Short Film
THE ACQUITTAL - Short Film
IFE - USC Short Film

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