Daniel Machado de Assis Guerra




Daniel Machado de Assis Guerra holds a Bachelor of Communications, with a focus on Film Studies. He has been teaching at Yoobee College of Creative Innovation since 2018, where he started as an iCreate tutor. Today, Daniel helms the Film and Content Creation programme at the South Seas Film and Television School Campus. He is a filmmaker, storyteller, educator, game designer, and a professional Dungeon Master. Daniel has worked in the international film industry for many years, in production and post-production departments, and has participated in several feature films, television shows, and documentary projects. In 2015, he won the Best Documentary award at the Lost Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards for his documentary short, BUDÔ.


Academic Qualifications

BA: Bachelor of Arts (Communications and Media Studies)

Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2015


Diploma in 3D Animation

EDENZ, New Zealand, 2017


Certificate in Motion Design and After Effects

MOVILUC, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2013


Certificate in Applied Film and Television Production (Filmmaking)

EDENZ, New Zealand, 2011






Research Outputs


Guerra, D. (2022, September 13–14). Painting toy soldiers: Exploring creative expression and storytelling through Warhammer: Age of Sigmar [Conference paper presentation]. See and Be Seen: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Storytelling and Identity in Popular Culture, Popular Culture Research Centre, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand (Online).


Creative Works

Guerra, D. (Editor, Colorist, Visual Effects). (2018). Marks [Film, short]. R&R.

Guerra, D. (Production, Post-production Assistant). (2017). A Glória e a Graça [Film, theatrical]. Tambellini Filmes.

Guerra, D. (Producer, Assistant Editor). (2017). The Dreaded Curse [Film, short]. 48 Hour Film Festival.

Guerra, D. (Production Assistant). (2016). Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the shadows [Film, theatrical]. Paramount Pictures.

Guerra, D. (Director, Writer, Editor). (2015). BUDÔ [Documentary, short]. Zênite Produções. https://vimeo.com/123545599

Guerra, D. (Production, Post-production Assistant). (2015). Campo Grande [Film, theatrical]. Tambellini Filmes.

Guerra, D. (Post-production Assistant). (2014). Portrait of a Thief [Film, theatrical]. Tambellini Filmes.

Guerra, D. (Actor). (2014). The Adventures of Suzy Boon [TV series]. Fleet Street Productions.



Guerra, D. (2015). Winner of Best Documentary Award (Student) for BUDÔ

LAIFF: Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards, Los Angeles, California, USA


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