Film & Theatre Director
December 2013 — Present
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Director, Video Editor, Actor, Art Department
Editing all sorts of recorded content from private to corporate events and promos, using the Adobe Premiere editing suite.
Hired for a week-long artistic residence to teach the techniques of Video making to students from different age groups.
Project inserted in the European Capital of Culture Guimaraes 2012 programme.
Wrote and directed a dramatic play with a cast of 20 actors and 3 crew members, being also responsible for the creation and managing of props, costumes and set.
PEDRA FORMOSA (loosely translated as Beautiful Rock) delves into a world of magic, myths and stars to bring the audience an inspiring story about fighting for our dreams even when it demands personal sacrifice. The narrative is set in Celtic times, at a period when the Roman Empire grows stronger every day.
The production was funded and presented by this European event, being part of its official programming and having sold out in all its 3 presentations, with a total audience of about 1500 people.
Wrote and Directed a short comic play entitled "Conversas Divinas" (aka Divine Conversations) with a cast of 4 actors.
The production was funded and presented at the European Youth Capital Braga 2012, being part of its official programming and having an estimated audience of 300 people in its "one night only" presentation.
Commissioned to direct "On The Wild Grown Grass", a music video for Cinemuerte, an Alternative/Electronic/Rock band.
The music video was the first single of "Wild Grown" the band's latest album, released by Sony Music Portugal, and later broadcasted live on national TV.
Complex production which required a lot of fire handling for torches and fire scenes, all under my supervision.
Also in charge of finishing, managing and looking after props for crowds and the main actor, while ensuring all the artistic requirements of the production were being met.
BEDLAM is a short-film, shot with a RED One, established in the famous Bedlam Hospital during the 19th century.
This period short-film draw inspiration from the comics style of storytelling and told the story of a young man who became a sort of superhero inside the hospital in order to promote his and all the prisoners' escape.
Executed a short internship as a Video Editor at this Production House, being the first intern to whom it was given a commercial project.
Worked with the Final Cut Pro editing suite.
Honorary Mention for Performance.
New Emerging Talent
Official Selection at:
8th International Independent Film Festival of Braga
33% Film London
Designed a 3 star hotel room, full with entrance area and bathroom. Up to that date it was the biggest set ever built in that particular studio.
Shot on 16mm, with dolly slow motion scenes.
Part of the paid cast in the following productions:
2007: "Mulheres do Minho" - Supporting Cast
2007: "Castelo D'Paixoes" - Supporting Cast
2008: "Castelo D'Paixoes" - Supporting Cast
2009: "Eu Reino" - Supporting Cast
Responsible for the creation of all the branding and marketing of the international festival.
14 sold out performances (room with capacity for about 120 people)
Awarded 3rd place in a total of more than 10,000 contestants.
Official selection at:
- Black&White International Audiovisual Festival
- Caminhos do Cinema Portugues
- 33% Film London
New Emerging Talent
- Best Cinematography
- Best Actress
- Best Short-Film