Miguel Angel Durán is an award-winning writer/director whose work spans documentaries, films, and branded content. A native of the Los Angeles area, Miguel has made it his mission in telling stories from the Latino perspective.
At the age of 23, he directed his first feature-length documentary, Unrest, where over 1,000 attendees were present at the premiere screening. He then directed The Valley in The Struggle, a thirty-minute documentary about the UFW’s fight for farmworker justice in the late 1960s, narrated by acclaimed actor, Jacob Vargas.
Recently, he directed Immigrant Voices of America, an eight-episode documentary series celebrating the immigrant experience in the US. The series won the Jury Award for Best Episodic Documentary at the 2020 Bentonville Film Festival.
After a decade in the documentary space, Miguel transitioned into narrative work. His pilot for A Mother’s Love placed semi-finalist in the 2021 ScreenCraft’s TV Pilot Script Competition. His short film, Separation, is currently playing on the film festival circuit.
Regardless of genre or form, Miguel strives to create compelling stories that impact the viewer.
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