Teddy Collatos is an award winning director and photographer. His career began capturing life on the street with a 35mm camera, which grew organically into creating documentaries, commercial and dramatic films, often with his producer and wife Carolina Monnerat for their production company Brokenhorsefilms.

"Queen of Lapa," their documentary shot in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil about Luana Muniz and her hostel for trans sex workers was a Creative Capital finalist and will premiere at festivals in 2019.

“Tormenting the Hen", their 2017 drama won the Duncan-Williams Scriptwriting Award at the Indie Memphis Film Festival, was featured in The Hollywood Reporter, Filmmaker Magazine, Indiewire, Film Pulse and was theatrically released in New York and Chicago. His MA State Grant winning film “Dipso” premiered in competition at EntreVues Belfort Festival du Film in 2013, won Best Film at The Athens Film Festival and is available on Fandor, Kinoscope, Amazon and Vimeo.

Other award winning shorts have been profiled on Short of the Week, Filmmaker Magazine, Film Pulse and NoBudge.

Collatos is also A features programmer at The Bushwick Film Festival and a contributor to Filmmaker Magazine, Talkhouse Film and Fandor.

As a commercial director his selected clients include Lululemon Athletica, The United Nations, Think Human, Dentons Venture Technology, SOUL CYCLE, Fox Rothschild LLP. Among many others.