Sunshine Lichauco de Leon

Sunshine is a freelance journalist based in Manila, Philippines. She has written for international media including The Guardian, Forbes Asia,, Los Angeles Times,, and USA Today. Sunshine has also reported for American and British public radio programs such as PRI/BBC’s “The World”, NPR’s “Newscasts” and BBC’s Outlook, and has worked as a local producer for foreign documentary teams on projects for BBC Radio, Australia’s SBS, Europe’s Arte Channel, and America’s PBS. In 2016, she produced and directed her first documentary film Curiosity, Adventure & Love, which received five awards including a Special Jury Prize at the World Premieres Festival Philippines and Best Documentary at the Soho International Film Festival.


2018 Zaatari: Through the Lens40 min (Producer)  – In Production

2016 Curiosity, Adventure and Love, 60 min (Producer/Co-director)

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