Talent Guide

Donovan Tolledo

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:Project Involve 2023


Donovan Tolledo is a writer & producer born in Saudi Arabia and raised in Manila and Chicago. He recently received his MFA in creative producing from Columbia University. His work there has won multiple grants and screened at Newfest. His thesis short, Fat Lip, received support from Panavision New Filmmakers Program, was a National Board of Review nominee, and is currently on the festival circuit. The feature-length script for Fat Lip landed him the 2022 Outfest Screenwriting Lab Fellowship. As a filmmaker, he focuses on stories about marginalized and migrant people, exploring racial inequity and sexual identity through cinema.