Juan Pablo Daza is a documentary filmmaker, journalist, and photographer based in Bogotá, Colombia, focusing on telling visual stories on social and environmental issues. Juan Pablo has directed two short documentaries (VICTORIA - 2019, Coexist - 2016) and participated as a cinematographer, producer, and editor in several projects. He is currently developing his feature documentary debut. Co-founder and Creative Director of the Colombian/Scottish-based production studio, Kingfisher Docs.
Juan Pablo has experience in visual journalism covering issues such as the internal armed conflict in Colombia, the Arts, Human Rights, and Climate Change, as well as a wider work in the field of producing with rural communities. 
- ISA'S INDEPENDENCE (2021). BBC Scotland Documentary. Assistant Editor. Directed by Inma de Reyes and Nelisa Alcalde. Produced by Scottish Documentary Institute.
- LONG LIVE LIVI (2020). Documentary for BBC Scotland. 2nd Camera. Directed by Ling Lee and Parisa Urquhart. Produced by the Scottish Documentary Institute.
- VICTORIA (2019). Documentary. Director and Editor. Exec. Producer Noe Mendelle and Emma Davie. World Premiere at BOGOSHORTS Film Festival, 2020.
- COEXISTIR (2016). Documentary. Director and Editor. WINNER of  Best National Short Documentary Film at the Bogota International Human Rights Film Festival in 2017.
- Filmmaker and Communications strategist. Creative Districts - Secretariat of Culture of Bogotá (2022 - ).
- Creative Director and Co-founder. Kingfisher Docs (2020 - ). 
- Videography and Production Coordinator. Central Church Edinburgh (2020 - 2021).
- Photographer/Videographer. Edinburgh University Students' Association, (2019- 2021).
- Film Producer. Museum of Historical Memory of Colombia, CNMH (2017-2018).
- Videographer. Communications Area, NGO Fondo Acción (2016-2017).
- Investigative journalist and videographer. Rutas del Conflicto/Semana/VerdadAbierta.com (2013, 2015).
- MFA Film Directing / The University of Edinburgh (2018 - July 2020), UK. 
Awarded master’s degree with Distinction. Awarded a Scholarship by Colfuturo + Proimágenes Colombia.
Ministry of Culture of Colombia grant recipient, 2019.
- BSc in Journalism and Public Opinion / Universidad del Rosario (2011-2016), Bogotá, Colombia. 
50% scholarship for the whole length of the degree. Awarded Distinction for meritorious Thesis.
- Spanish (Native speaker)
- English (C1 - TOEFL)
- Portuguese (B2 - Celpe Bras)