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Nicolas Mendez

Photographer and Filmmaker from Flushing, Queens
BA Journalism from Northeastern University
Independent Media Production since 2017
West Coast USA

Photographer and Filmmaker
BA Journalism from Northeastern
Independent Media since 2017
West Coast USA

Character Portraits, American Documentary, Live Events

Darius Nichols - Deer SeasonWhat I Am BecomingWomen Who Code PDX Hackathon 2019SMYRC 20th Anniversary PartyNITROHEAT - Burnside CollisionCheck It Out!2018 Client Reel

Mendez Creative LLC Established 2017

LLC Established 2017

My LLC provides community-driven media production services to west coast clients.

Making my subjects feel safe, powerful and respected throughout our time working together is of paramount importance to me.

I've produced short films including Lez Stand Up The Movie, What I Am Becoming, the short comedy Check It Out, and the American anthology Boo: Endgame.

Clients include: Nike, Simple, p:ear barista school, CNN, Pok Pok, New Avenues for Youth, Women Who Code PDX, QDoc Film Festival, the Mystery Box Show, SMYRC, Cozy, the OHSU Foundation, Portland Fruit Tree Project, Young Musicians & Artists, Helium Comedy Club, and Portland Monthly

Clients include: Nike, Simple, p:ear barista school, CNN, Pok Pok, New Avenues for Youth, Women Who Code PDX, QDoc Film Festival, Mystery Box Show, OHSU Foundation, the Portland Fruit Tree Project, Young Musicians & Artists, Helium Comedy Club, Portland Monthly

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Selected Exhibitions

Butter to Margarine
COVID Pictures Archive, May 2020

Make Me a Machine
Blossom, NE 22nd and Wiedler, April 2020

Tanning
From These Hands at IRCO, November 2019

Luxury
Guilder Cafe, NE Fremont, January 2019

LEU495
Bad Futurist Issue 01, October 2017

Solidarity
read this when collected, August 2017

Change Lady
All My Friends Read Poems, February 2016

JP Fest Flashes Indie Might
Jamaica Plain Patch, September 2011

Video of the Zabbaleen
CNN, February 10, 2011

Govt, Camel Operators Grapple Over Giza
The Boston Globe, August 2009

M83 at the Middle East Downstairs
Tastemakers Magazine, July 2008

Keeping the Faith
The Huntington News, March 2008

Building Our City Upon A Hill
The Eastlake Edge, February 2006

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