Dick Jordan is an award-winning travel writer and filmmaker.
Since 2013, "Cuba, Libre?" Producer and Director, Dick Jordan, has produced over 30 films that have aired on community television stations across the United States serving millions of households.
"Cuba, Libre?, his first feature-length documentary film, was released in January of 2016. It has been shown on over 50 community television stations. To date, it has been an Official Selection of 43 film festivals and film award competitions, has been nominated 9 times for "Best Documentary," winning that category 4 times and garnering 17 awards overall.
Three other of his films have been in film festivals.
His short documentary, "McKenzie Power," was nominated for "Best Documentary" and "Best Oregon Film" in the Winter 2019 Oregon Cinema Arts Film Festival.
He made his acting debut as the "Ace of Spies" in spy spoof film "The White Bag," and wrote the voice-over script and did the editing for the film which won a "Best Jury Award" at the Direct Short and Documentary Film Festival in February 2019
He been a freelance travel writer and has published the online travel magazine, Tales Told From The Road (www.talestoldfromtheroad.com) since 2009.
His travel stories and photographs have appeared in the Sunday Travel sections of the Dallas Morning News, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicles, and newspapers published by the Bay Area News Group.
He grew up in Seattle, Washington, and lived in the San Francisco Bay Area from 1971 until relocating to Eugene, Oregon in January of 2017.
  • Director (7 Credits)
    Wintry Water
    Short
    A Brooding Sea: Along The Oregon Coast2019
    Documentary, Short
    The Sweetness of Spring2018
    Short
    McKenzie Power2017
    Short
    "Cuba, Libre?"2016
    Documentary
    Yellowstone: Saving The World, Park By Park2016
    Documentary
    "Imagine This: A Story Told With Sound Effects"2015
    Experimental
  • Producer (7 Credits)
    Wintry Water
    Short
    A Brooding Sea: Along The Oregon Coast2019
    Documentary, Short
    The Sweetness of Spring2018
    Short
    McKenzie Power2017
    Short
    "Cuba, Libre?"2016
    Documentary
    "Imagine This: A Story Told With Sound Effects"2015
    Experimental
    "The White Bag"2015
    Short
  • Acting (1 Credit)
    "The White Bag"2015
    Short
  • Writer (1 Credit)
    "The White Bag"2015
    Short
Bronze Award
"Imagine This: A Story Told With Sound Effects"
Spotlight Short Film Awards
Atlanta, Georgia
2019
Finalist: Best Experimental Film
"Imagine This: A Story Told With Sound Effects"
Oregon Cinema Arts Film Festival
Portland, Oregon
2019
Nominee: Best Sound & Best Budget Spirit
"Imagine This: A Story Told With Sound Effects"
Top Indie Film Awards
2019
Finalist: Best Documentary Feature
The Sweetness of Spring
45th Parallel Film Festival
Salem, Oregon
2019
Best Inspirational Film
The Sweetness of Spring
Clatskanie International Film Festival
Clatskanie, Oregon
2019
Official Selection
The Sweetness of Spring
Short Cine Fest
2019
Nominated for "Best Documentary Film" and "Best Oregon Film"
McKenzie Power
Oregon Cinema Arts Film Festival
Portland, Oregon
2019
Public Screening
"Cuba, Libre?"
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Eugene, Oregon
2019
Official Selection
"The White Bag"
Short Cine Fest
2019
Official Selection
"The White Bag"
The Romford Film Festival
Romford, England
2019
Best Jury Award
"The White Bag"
Direct Short and Documentary Film Festival
2019
Finalist
"Cuba, Libre?"
Highway 61 Film Festival
Pine City, Minnesota
2019
Finalist
"Cuba, Libre?"
The CV Film Awards
Palm Desert, California
2019
Finalist
"Cuba, Libre?"
Davis International Film Festival
Davis, California
2019
Semi-Finalist
"Cuba, Libre?"
Motion For Pictures
Cary, North Carolina
2019
Gold Award
"Cuba, Libre?"
Spotlight Documentary Film Awards
Atlanta, Georgia
2019
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
2019 Great Lakes International Film Festival
Erie, Pennsylvania
2019
Semi-Finalist
"Cuba, Libre?"
Sands Film Festival
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
2019
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Urban Film Festival
Miami, Florida
2019
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Northeast Mountain Film Festival
Dillard, Georgia
2019
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Indie Visions Film Festival
2019
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Bristol Independent Film Festival
Bristol
2018
Semi-Finalist
"Cuba, Libre?"
Los Angeles CineFest
Los Angeles, California
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
SIFF - Switzerland International Film Festival
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
IOFF - Independent Online Film Festival
2018
Best Documentary Nomination
"Cuba, Libre?"
Independent Talents International Film Festival
Bloomington, Indiana
2018
Platinum Award: Best Documentary Short
"Cuba, Libre?"
Hollywood Forever Film Festival
Los Angeles, California
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Hollywood Forever Film Festival
Los Angeles, California
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Canada Independent Film Festival 2018
Montreal, Quebec
2018
Nomination for Best Documentary
"Cuba, Libre?"
Move Me Productions Belgium - Film Festival
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Move Me Productions Belgium - Film Festival
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Independent Talents International Film Festival
Bloomington, Indiana
2018
Award of Exceptional Merit
"Cuba, Libre?"
Docs Without Borders Film Festival
Nassau, Delaware
2018
Semi-Finalist - “Documentary Feature Film" Category
"Cuba, Libre?"
New York International Films Infest Festival
New York, New York
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
2018 Cutting Edge Film Festival
Pompano Beach, Florida
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
New York International Films Infest Festival
New York, New York
2018
Award of Exceptional Merit: Travel, Culture, and Arts
"Cuba, Libre?"
Docs Without Borders Film Festival
Nassau, Delaware
2018
Best Documentary Feature
"Cuba, Libre?"
Festigious Film Festival
Los Angeles, California
2018
Diamond Award: Best Documentary Feature
"Cuba, Libre?"
Mindfield Film Festival: Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Mindfield Film Festival: Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Bohemian Film Festival
Cottage Grove, Oregon
2018
Semi-Finalist
"Cuba, Libre?"
New York International Films Infest Festiva
New York City, New York
2018
Semi-Finalist
"Cuba, Libre?"
Los Angeles CineFest
Los Angeles, California
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
UK Monthly Film Festival
Norwich, Norfolk
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Direct Monthly Online Film Festival
2018
Best Documentary
"Cuba, Libre?"
Hollywood Sun Awards
2018
Nominated for Best Documentary
"Cuba, Libre?"
Canada's Yes! Let's Make a Movie Film Festival
Montreal, Quebec
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Canada's Yes! Let's Make a Movie Film Festival
Montreal, Quebec
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Cinema World Fest Awards
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Chicago Caribbean Film Festival
Chicago, Illinois
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Docs Without Borders Film Festival
Nassau, Delware
2018
Best Documentary Nomination
"Cuba, Libre?"
The Romford Film Festival
Romford
2018
Best Editing Nomination
"Cuba, Libre?"
Top Indie Film Awards 2018
2018
Best Documentary Feature Nomination
"Cuba, Libre?"
Top Indie Film Awards 2018
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Top Indie Film Awards 2018
2018
Best Feature Doc Nomination
"Cuba, Libre?"
Rome Independent Prism Awards
Rome
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
The Romford Film Festival
Romford, Essex (London Area)
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Accolade Global Film Competition
La Jolla, California
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Snowdance Film Awards
Los Angeles, California
2018
Award of Recognition
"Cuba, Libre?"
The IndieFEST Film Awards
La Jolla, California
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Rome Independent Prism Awards
Rome
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Rome Elephant Film Awards
Rome
2018
ARFF Globe Award
"Cuba, Libre?"
Around International Film Festival // Amsterdam
Amsterdam
2018
Platinum Award: “Best Documentary Short”
"Cuba, Libre?"
Hollywood Forever Film Festival
Los Angeles, California
2018
Award of Recognition
"Cuba, Libre?"
Impact DOCS Awards
La Jolla, California
2018
Award of Recognition: Documentary Short
"Cuba, Libre?"
Accolade Global Film Competition
La Jolla, California
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
LA Edge Film Awards
Los Angeles, California
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Festigious International Film Festival
Los Angeles, California
2018
Globe Award
"Cuba, Libre?"
ARFF-Amsterdam//Around International Film Festival
Amsterdam
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
ARFF-Amsterdam//Around International Film Festival
Amsterdam
2018
Silver Winner - Documentary Feature
"Cuba, Libre?"
International Independent Film Awards - Spring Session
Encino, California
2018
Runner Up - Best Documentary Short
"Cuba, Libre?"
Snowdance Film Awards
Los Angeles, California
2018
Award of Recognition
"Cuba, Libre?"
Best Shorts Film Competition
LA Jolla, California
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Golden Earth Film Award
2018
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Barcelona Planet Film Festival
Barcelona
2017
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Impact DOCS Awards
La Jolla, California
2017
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Oregon International Film Awards
Wilsonville, Oregon
2017
Platinum Award: Documentary Feature Competition
"Cuba, Libre?"
2017 Oregon International Film Awards
Wilsonville, Oregon
2017
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Miami Independent Film Festival
Miami, Florida
2017
Honorable Mention
"Cuba, Libre?"
SaMo Indie Fest (Honorable Mention Reel)
Santa Monica, California
2016
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
SaMo Indie Fest
Santa Monica, California
2016
Official Selection
"Cuba, Libre?"
Visual Radio Network Festival
Oakland, California
2016
Best Documentary Nominee
"Cuba, Libre?"
Golden Earth Film Award
Nominee for "Best Sound" and "Best No Budget Spirit" Awards
"The White Bag"
2019 Top Indie Film Awards
College
University of Washington
History
19641971
College
Hastings College of The Law
Law
19711974
Birth City
Seattle, Washington
Current City
Eugene, Oregon
Dick Jordan is an award-winning travel writer and filmmaker.
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