Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres was born on October 25th, 1985, in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, to Maria Francisa Baumgartner Dornelles, a gynecologist and obstetrician; and Valdir Camargo Ayres, an intensivist physician. In 2012 he acquired a bachelors degree in advertising and marketing through ESPM in Brazil and in 2013 moved to NYC to study filmmaking at the New York Film Academy. His directing career began when his first student films 'Game of E-Motion and 'Pedro be Home' were accepted into local NYC festivals. In 2015 he directed his first feature film called 'Winter Has No Sun' and his most acclaimed short film 'Felices Acá en New York (Happy Here in New York), which was accepted in several NYC festivals and earned him his first awards. In 2016 he debuted on theatre, directing and writing short plays produced by the Acting Studio in NYC. His newest short films to be released in 2018/2019 are titled 'To New Beginnings' (comedy); 'Not a Love Story' (comedy); 'The Wolves we Feed' (drama); and ‘My Gift to You’ (romance/comedy).
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Not Rachel Drama Dave stumbles drunk into his apartment and is astonished to encounter his ex-girlfriend Rachel waiting there. When he questions her she denies being Rachel.
Early at the Restaurant Drama Lonely middle aged man arrives early at his favorite restaurant in order to chat with his favorite waitress.
Betty and the Burglar Thriller ⋄ Drama ⋄ Family Betty, whom suffer from post traumatic stress disorder, mistakes a burglar to be her son.
Driving Miss. Lillie Drama ⋄ Family Workaholic and alcoholic dad comes pick up his rebellious daughter at school. They go for a drive.
The Wolves we Feed
Film by Director Ayres (Drama) Director Marcus can't cope after a traumatic experience. His girlfriend Rebecca threatens to leave him if he doesn't seek professional help.
Not a Love Story
Film by Director Ayres (Comedy) Director PREM and OLIVIA's relationship is at stake after he comes down with severe allergies.
To New Beginnings
Film by Dutch Angle Films / Director Ayres (Comedy and Short) Director KENNY and his wingman ROBBIE go out on double dates in New York City in search for true love.
Happy Here in New York (Felices Acá en New York)
Film by Director Ayres (Comedy, Drama, Thriller and Short) Director Best friends reunite in New York City but their friendship is not the same.
Film by Fragile Wildflower Productions (Drama and Family) Producer One evening Teresa turns up unexpectedly on her older sister Vivian's doorstep and drama ensues.
Winter Has No Sun
Film (Drama, Romance and Thriller) Director Winter Has No Sun is ultimately a film about change. The story follows two lifelong friends; Jake & Ted and their choices that lead their lives to spiral out of control. Jake is a kindhearted guy that plays it safe in life; especially with the girl he's crazy for; Tori. When things don't go as planned for the two of them, Jake loses sight of his true character and seeks out the dangers and thrills that he thinks he's been lacking. Ted is a man blinded by love. He falls for a woman, Chloe, who is already taken by a man who abuses her mentally and physically. Ted tries to play the role of Superman with Chloe. But what he fails to realize is that he cannot change someone else if they are not willing to change themselves. His friendship with Jake starts to diminish when he starts keeping secrets and lies and falls into a rabbit hole of trouble which could possibly lead to his demise.
Film by Director Ayres (Romance and Thriller) Director Tony tries to make a living in NYC playing poker. His life changes when he meets Amanda.
Pedro be Home
Film by Director Ayres (Drama and Family) Director Marge has a crises of faith and struggles to raise her grandson Pedro after the death of her daughter.
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