Award-winning filmmaker and awardless mezcal fiend. Originally from Scotland living in Mexico for over 15 years. Has produced and directed character-driven documentary films all over the world, independently and for media like Al Jazeera, NatGeo, Univision, New York Times, on subjects like human rights, drug trafficking, war, renewable energy, youth culture, and mezcal.
In 2013 travelled clandestine to the remote, war-torn Nuba Mountains of Sudan to make Eyes of Nuba, nominated for the prestigious Rory Peck Award.
In 2014 finally shot his first narrative feature film, Moronga, a surreal black comedy set in Oaxaca, starring Matt O'Leary, Julia Sanchez, Kristyan Ferrer and Jose Sefami.
Lives between DF and the Sierra Madre, where he grows corn, beans and squash, writes scripts and sips mezcal...
Name: John Dickie
Lives in: Oaxaca de Juárez, Mexico
Company: Moronga Cinema
Occupation: Director and Screenwriter