Derek Dabkoski


Los Angeles, US


Derek Dabkoski is an award-winning filmmaker whose films have screened at festivals around the world, including the San Francisco and Vancouver International Film Festivals. He completed his undergraduate degree from NYU despite a debilitating physical attack that left him permanently disabled. He recently achieved his MFA from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts in film and television production, where he pursued his dream of directing. With a passion for telling raw, personal stories, DEREK CHANGES HIS MIND is a chance for Derek to share an intimate portrait of his burgeoning family as they experience life at the crossroads of neuro-medical science and immigration reform.