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Faculty

Derek Mateo
Derek Mateo
On Camera Acting

AMDA Faculty since: 2011

Derek Mateo is a filmmaker, performer and educator. His on-camera credits include: Jimmy Kimmel Live!, the original comedy series, Brother Husbands, and various commercials. His stage performance credits include: lead roles in America is in the Heart- the Musical and Letters to Eve as well as performances at East West Players, the Mark Taper Forum and the Kennedy Center. Derek values telling stories from voices not always represented in mainstream media.

Derek teaches Acting for the Camera: Character & Continuity, Film Projects and directs Short Films.

Degrees

M.F.A., Film Production, Loyola Marymount University
M.A., Asian American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles
B.A., Asian American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles