Dylan Verrechia

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Dylan Verrechia (born March 9, 1976 in Paris) is a French-Danish-American filmmaker. A graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Verrechia's works have screened at over 50 film festivals around the world, including the Atlanta Film Festival.

Tierra Madre won in 2010 the Jury Award for Best Feature Film at the Reeling Chicago Lesbian and Gay International Film Festival [1], the Jury Award for Honorary Feature Film at the Festival Internacional de Cine de Morelia[2], the Diversity Award for Best Feature Film at the Barcelona International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival [3], the Outstanding Achievement in Foreign Feature Award at the Williamsburg International Film Festival [4], the Cinesul Award for Best Feature Film at the Cinesul Ibero-Americano Film Festival, the Golden Palm at the Mexico International Film Festival, the Honorary Mention Prize at the New Jersey Film Festival, and the Silver Lei for Excellence in Filmmaking at the Honolulu International Film Festival.

Kids of the Majestic won the Artivist Award for Best Feature in Children's Advocacy Category at the 2010 Artivist Film Festival & Awards[5], and the Directing and Writing Insight Awards of Recognition at the National Association of Film and Digital Media Artists [6].

Tijuana Makes Me Happy won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative Feature at the 2007 Slamdance Film Festival,[1][2] and the Indie Max Award at the San Antonio Film Festival[7].

The Laughter of God won the World Tour Award for Best Actor and Best Cinematography at the 2003 IFCT Film Festival.

He is also the co-founder of Troopers Films (Arakimentari by Travis Klose, 2004 Brooklyn International Film Festival Winner, and 25th Frame (Picture Me by Sara Ziff, 2009 Milan International Film Festival Winner, and location scout on the Mexican border of Sangre de mi sangre by Christopher Zalla, 2007 Sundance Film Festival Winner). Verrechia is based in New York and works as a director of photography on features, commercials and music videos. Credits include: Anthrax War by Bob Coen, Nortec Collective, DJ Vadim.


  1. ^ Leydon, Joe (28 January 2007). "Tijuana Makes Me Happy". Variety. Retrieved 2009-07-10. 
  2. ^ Vice, Jeff (28 January 2007). "Slamdance hands out its 'Sparky' film awards". Deseret News. Retrieved 2009-07-10. 

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