Joseph Mangat is a photographer and filmmaker based in Brooklyn, New York. He was born in Manila, Philippines and moved to Southern California when he was eight years old. His passion for cinema started in High School, watching films by Masters such as Godard, Hou, Bergman and Antonioni. He began making films during his undergraduate study at the University of California, San Diego where he was mentored by Professor and Avant-garde Filmmaker Jean-Pierre Gorin.
Awarded Regional Emmy for “Best Student Production”; Awarded “Excellence in Filmmaking” by FocalPress;” Golden Reel” nominee for best short at the 2013 LA Asian Pacific Film Festival; 2013, 2012, 2011 Grantee of Kathleen Kennedy Award; 2012 Grantee of Fotekem Student Filmmaking Grant.
Little Angels 2013 - Directed by Greg Durbin (HD, Narrative Short, Producer)
Exorcism: A Short Film 2012 (35mm, Narrative Short, Writer/Director)
Every Death Has a Story 2011 (HD, Narrative Short, Writer/Director)
Shoes aka Kids These Days 2011 (HD,Narrative Short, Writer/Director)