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Derek Quick: Born July 7th 1988 in Miami Oklahoma Is a Native American (Ottawa) Director and 10 Year U.S. Coast Guard veteran. Quick has won over 170 Film Awards and his recent film Kommando 1944 qualified for the Academy Awards Live Action Short. Quicks Films have screened at Cannes with the American Pavilion and Short Shorts & Asia in Japan. ... See full bio »

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  Camping (Short) (post-production)
 2020 Closet Homeless (Documentary short)
 2018 Jeff Seid Documentary (Documentary)
 2018 Kommando 1944 (Short)
 2017 Amatures (Short)
 2016 Set Ettiquette (Short)
 2016 Fist Full of Glove (Short)
 2016 Darkest Decision (Short)
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Leaders must be honest and forthright, they must do the best they can with often limited facts and resources. Film making is my passion in life. I will never quit and always uphold the coast guard core values of Honor, Respect, and Devotion to duty. I will always treat every member of the team with respect and always lead from the front, and never stop learning,knowing something about everyone's ... See more »


Quick was a closet homeless for over a year living in his vehicle. He would park it near the Disney production houses while still working two jobs and attending film school. See more »

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