Thiago DaDalt

Thiago DaDalt

Writer/Director at D. Ellen Miller Productions
Director, Screenwriter and Editor

Los Angeles, California

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April 2015
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About Thiago

Thiago Dadalt is an award-winning writer, producer, and director from Brazil. He started his film career writing and directing stage plays in his home country before launching his first short film “The Postman,” in 2007 at the age of 22. He has won numerous awards with “Chocolate”, Oscar’s qualified in 2018, a short film about the early onset of Alzheimer's and the homeless community in L.A. His latest project DUKE (about severe autism) was officially selected at the “Emerging Filmmaker Showcase” American Pavilion in Cannes 2019, Cleveland Film Fest, Stage 32 contest (showing at HollyShorts, Raindance and Austin Film fest 2019) and many others.

Thiago just finished a feature documentary film about Nancy Paulikas, diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimers and wandered off while visiting LACMA museum in October 2016. The film will have his premiere at Cinequest 2020 on March 8, and AmDocs in Palm Springs March 27-31.

"Where is Nancy?" trailer -




    CHOCOLATE Drama A suburban housewife and mother, suddenly finds herself vulnerable, homeless and lost in downtown Los Angeles.  Based on the award-winning and Academy qualified short film "CHOCOLATE" (2018) and endorsed by Alzheimer's Los Angeles Available online in all platforms; Itunes, Google Play and Amazon Prime. CHOCOLATE trailer: 



  • Sioux City International Film Festival - DUKE - Best of fest 2019

  • Global Impact Film Festival - DUKE - Best Narrative film

  • Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival - DUKE - Audience award

  • River Bend Film Festival - DUKE - best Actress (Piercey Dalton)

  • Woods Hole Film Festival - DUKE - Best short film

  • Catalina Film Festival - "Chocolate" - Best short film

  • Hollywood Film Festival - "Chocolate" - Most Impactful Narrative Short

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