I’m a Brazilian cinematographer based in Estonia with almost a decade of international experience filming for different mediums. Over the past years I’ve worked on short narratives, tv commercials, branded content campaigns, serial and other formats. 


I have filmed over Europe, United Kingdom, USA and South America serving different Directors and Production Houses. The client list includes Hennessy LVMH, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Fox Sports, Globo, Extra, FGV, Cantão, Órama, Leite de Rosas and many others. 


I’m a Master of Arts in Cinematography by Viewfinder MA. Winner of a full scholarship by Erasmus, I have graduated with honors after two-years of studies across Dublin (IADT), Budapest (SZFE) and Tallinn (BFM). My most recent works are being well received and screened in International Film Festivals.


Looking forward to meeting and collaborating on new projects, say Hi and let’s create something beautiful! 

 

CINEMATOGRAPHY

CREDIT LIST (Selected Works)

“Look What You Made Me Do" - Short Fiction | 13 min. | Dir. Carlos Lesmes - BFM (Estonia, 2020)

 Premiered at the 24th Tallinn Black Nights Festival - PÖFF Shorts 2020 - National Competition


"The Cheat” - Short Fiction | 4 min. | Dir. German Golub | BFM (Estonia, 2019)


"Metallic Storm" - Short Fiction | 4 min. | Dir. Mehmet Burak Yilmaz | SZFE (Budapest, 2019)


“The Shadow’ - Short Fiction | 3 min. | Dir. Nicolas Viggiani | SZFE (Budapest, 2019)


"Morning Rituals” - Short Fiction | 3 min. | Dir. Andre Turazzi | IADT (Ireland, 2018)


“Bela Gil” - Cantão | Fashion Film | 1 min. | Dir. Nicolas Viggiani | Grupo Sal (Brazil, 2018)


“Vestibular FGV” - Branded Content Campaign | 4 x 1 min. | Dir. Nicolas Viggiani | Vudoo Filmes (Brazil, 2017)


“Estrelas” - Fox Sports | TVC | 60” Dir. Bruno Tinoco | Vudoo Filmes (Brazil, 2017) 


“Black November" - Órama | TVC | 30" | Dir. Nicolas Viggiani | Cinerama Brasilis (Brazil, 2017)


“Nova Marca” - ECAD | Corporate | 90” | Dir. Ben Katz | Tátil Design (Brazil, 2017)


“El Classico" - Fox Sports | TVC | 60" | Dir. Bruno Tinoco | Vudoo Filmes (Brazil, 2017)


“Selo Rosa” - Leite de Rosas | TVC | 60” | Dir. Caio Baldini | Green Thumb (Brazil, 2016)


“Ryca" - TIM | TVC | 2 x 30” | Dir. Frederico Vegele | Kombat Films | (Brazil, 2016)


“Desafio do Pregador” - Maresis | Web | 60” | Dir. Bruno Miguel | Movie Machine (Brazil, 2016)


“Vestibular FGV” - Branded Content Campaign | 4 x 3 min. | Dir. Nicolas Viggiani | Vudoo Filmes (Brazil, 2016)


“Causos do Zé Coveiro" - Serial | Web | 4 x 3 min | Dir. Isabela Teixera | Globo - Gshow (Brazil, 2015)


“Os Desatinados” - Serial | Web | 6 Ep. x 5 min. | Dir. Rai Junior | Globo - Gshow (Brazil, 2015)


“Deborah” - Talk Show | Web | 8 Ep. x 10 min. | Dir.: André Moraes | Globo - Gshow (Brazil, 2015)


“Frentista” - Jornal Extra | TVC | 30” | Dir. Gabriel Mattar | Kombat Films (Brazil, 2013) 


“Os Gemeos x Hennessy” -  Branded Content | 2 x 8 min. | Dir. Nicolas Viggiani | Crane.tv (France | Brazil, 2013)


“Real Polo, Real Watches” - Jaeger LeCoultre | Web Comercial | 60“ | Dir. Nicolas Viggiani | Crane.tv (UK, 2012) 


“Futura 2000 x Hennessy” - Branded Content | 3 x 5 min. | Dir. Nicolas Viggiani | Crane.tv (France | EUA, 2012)

 

CAMERA CREW

CREDIT LIST (Selected Works)

. 1AC / FOCUS PULLER | Various | Europe | 2018 - Present 

Focus Puller for short narratives and music videos. 


“Rabbit Role” - KinoEyes Master Film - Dir. Ragne Mandri (Estonia, 2021)


“Serotoniin” - GENKA x TAUKAR x KOHVER  - Dir. Kadri Veisner (Estonia, 2020)


“Samuel” - Viewfinder Master Film - Dir. Ramon Zagoto (Hungary, 2019)


“Wiskey Fire” - Short Film - Dir. Jessica Sattabongkot (Dublin, 2018)



. DIGITAL IMAGING TECHNICIAN |  Various | Europe | 2018 - Present

DIT and Data Wrangler for international high end productions and tv commercials. Proficient in Silverstack, ShotPut Pro and DaVinci Resolve.


“Xiaomi” - TVC - Münchhausen / EagleMedia (Estonia | China , 2021)

“Take Care” - DocMorris Short Film - Münchhausen / Markenfilm (Estonia, 2020)

“Lidl” - TVC - CUBA Films / Otto Productions (Estonia | Finland 2020) 

“House Hack” - Serial Game - NAFTA / WHAT IF (Estonia | UK, 2020) 


“Tipico” - TVC - NAFTA / 24KM (Estonia | Germany, 2020) 


“UpGrad” - TVC - Get Shot Films (Estonia | India, 2020) 


“Ajakapsel” - Viewfinder Master Film - Dir. Eric Romero (Estonia, 2020)


“Ainult Üks” - Viewfinder Master Film - Dir. Jessica Sattabongkot (Estonia, 2020)


“Terminal Happiness” - KinoEyes Master Film - Dir. Eric Romero (Estonia, 2019)

 

EDUCATION

MASTER OF ARTS IN CINEMATOGRAPHY (Cum Laude) - VIEWFINDER | 2018 - 2020

.Institute of Arts, Design and Technology (IADT) - Dublin, Ireland.

.University of Theatre and Film Arts (SZFE) - Budapest, Hungary.

.Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communication School (BFM) - Tallinn, Estonia.

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN SOCIAL COMMUNICATION (CINEMA) | 2003 - 2007

.Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-RIO) RJ, Brasil.

 

WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS

EFA MASTERCLASS @ PÖFF (Tallinn, 2019)

Master Class with Dante Spinotti - ASC, AIC


CAMERIMAGE 2019 - TALKS AND MASTERCLASSES (Torun, 2019)

Cine Reflected Light System (CRLS) Master Class w/ Chris Berger

Rodrigo Pietro - ASC, AMC

Phedon Papamichael - ASC

Laurence Sherr - ASC


CAMERIMAGE 2018 - TALKS AND MASTERCLASSES (Bydgoszcz, 2018)

ARRI ACADEMY MASTER CLASS with James Laxton - ASC

Robbie Ryan - BSB, ISC

Linnus Sandgrenn - FSF, ASC

MASTER CLASS ABC - Brazilian Cinematography Association (2017 - 2018)

Vittorio Storaro - ASC, AIC

Lula Carvalho - ASC, ABC 

Afonso Beato - ASC, ABC

Walter Carvalho - ABC 

Eduardo Escorel - ABC


Seminar with Lucrecia Martel 

Rede Globo CCP - PROJAC (Rio de Janeiro, 2015) 


Master Class in TV Writing with Alan Kingsberg & Joe Cacaci 

Columbia University School of Arts (Rio de Janeiro, 2014)


"The Creative Process"  with Charles Watson 

3 days seminar at EAV - PARQUE LAJE (Rio de Janeiro, 2014)

 

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