Don Cato member of the Judging Panel of the NY Portuguese Short Film Festival 2017.


Co-Director/Programmer – Don Cato is an experimental and feature film maker with a strong academic background. He received his BS and BLA in Landscape Architecture from Michigan State and an MLA from the University of Oregon. His films have screened at an international and eclectic group of venues and festivals: Anthology Film Archives, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Cannes (Silver Medal – 1974 for Pipeline Patrol), Lincoln Center, RealHeART Toronto Film Festival (Be My Oswald -Best in Venue) the Dylan Thomas Center in Wales (Be My Oswald – Best Feature film) and Everglades Film Festival, South Africa. Currently teaches at the New York Digital Film Academy.