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Pedro Pinho

Pedro Pinho

Portugal / Website

Biography

Pedro Pinho was born in 1977 in Lisbon. In 2003 he graduated from Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema (ESTC) where he specialized in cinematography and directing. Between 2001 and 2002 he studied at the Louis Lumière University (Paris), where he directed a fiction short movie called Perto/ Near. In 2005 he participated in the film course Programa Criação e Criatividade Artística promoted by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, where he directed the short film No Início/ In the Beginning. In 2006 he founded Patê Films along with Luísa Homem and Maria Mire. Since then he has been working in cinematography and photography for fiction and documentary. In January of 2007 he began shooting Bab Sebta, a documentary co-directed with Frederico Lobo about migration with Europe as the destiny, which had its premiere in June 2008 at FID Marseille, where it won the Esperánce Marseille Award. In October of that same year Bab Sebta wins Best Portuguese Documentary at DocLisboa 2008. In 2009 the film continued to travel through festivals where it won Best Film Award at Doc BH, Brazil. Currently he is working as cinematographer and he is preparing a new documentary, As Cidades e as Trocas/ The Cities and the Exchanges, co-directed with Luísa Homem.
In 2008, Pedro cofounded TERRATREME production company.


Filmography:

Perto/ Near (France, 2002)
No Início/ In the Beginning (Portugal, 2005)
Zone D'Attente #00 (2008)
Bab Septa – with Federico Lobo (108´, Marocco/Portugal, 2008)
The End of the World (Portugal, 2013)
As Cidades e as Trocas/ The Cities and the Exchanges (2014)

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The End of the World

Um Fim do Mundo (Orig.) / 2013 / Portugal / 63 min

A portrait of the daily lives of young people living in a new-built estate on the outskirts of Lisbon. School is a joke and there's no work to be had anyway, so the girls try to have fun as best they can...

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