João Rodrigues

João Rodrigues


Actor, camera operator and cinematographer in Paris, France

About João

João Rodrigues born in Portugal at 1990, has a degree in Communication Design and Audiovisual Production by the Applied Arts School of Castelo Branco. He completed the 12th grade in the course of Technological Equipment Design, then decides to take a degree in Communication Design and Audiovisual Production to deepen knowledge. It is very creative, organized and pro-active. His favorite area is the audiovisual, because that's where he feel more comfortable. In is school made several short films, including "Crossfire" (2011), who participated in the contest "Mutter", organized by the Lusophone University and SIC Radical, "Repentance Time" (2011) and "One Rose and Four Thorns" (2012), both selected for the "III Festival of Valadares Short Films". In 2012, as a final project for graduation, produced and directed, together with Francisco Manuel Sousa and João Garcia, the short film "Cool", an adaptation of the homonymous tale of Luis Paulo Gonçalves. It also has some experience in representation and direction of actors. João has arrived to England, in 2013 and lived in Normanton, Leeds, and now he moved to Paris, France to start is new adventure.

Name: João Rodrigues

Lives in: Paris, France

Company: Freelancer

Occupation: Actor, Camera Operator, Cinematographer, Editor, Producer and Screenwriter


  • ▪ Onmoving Film Festival (Portugal, 2013): Em Competição / In Competition

  • ▪ UBICINEMA – Mostra Livre / UBICINEMA – Free Competition (Portugal, 2012): Prémio do Público / Audience Award

  • ▪ CinEuphoria Prémios 2013 / CinEuphoria Awards 2013: Em Competição / In Competition

  • ▪ Shortcutz Porto (Portugal, 2013): Vencedor (Março) / Winner (March

  • ▪ Onmoving Film Festival (Portugal, 2013): Em Competição / In Competition

  • ▪ FARCUME – Festival de Curtas-Metragens de Faro / FARCUME – Faro Short Film Festival (Portugal, 2012): 2º Prémio (Ficção) / 2nd Prize (Fiction) ▪

  • ▪ Festival de Curtas da Ribeira Grande / Ribeira Grande Short Film Festival (Portugal, 2012): Menção Especial do Júri / Special Jury Mention

  • ▪ ViriatoCurtas Festival (Portugal, 2012): Melhor Actor Secundário (Joaquim Nicolau), Melhor Argumento Adaptado e Melhor Guarda-Roupa / Best Supporting Actor (Joaquim Nicolau), Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Costumes

  • ▪ Festival Caminhos do Cinema Português – Ensaios Visuais / Caminhos do Cinema Português – Film Schools Competition (Portugal, 2012): Em Competição / In Competition


  • Escola Superior de Arte Aplicadas de Castelo Branco

  • Escola Secundaria Amato Lusitano

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