Born in Porto, Portugal in 1957. Joaquim Pinto was sound mixer in more than 100 films in which he worked with directors as Manoel de Oliveira, Raul Ruiz, Werner Schroeter and André Techiné among others. Between 1987 and 1996 he produced around 30 films, such as RECORDAÇÕES DA CASA AMARELA and A COMÉDIA DE DEUS by João César Monteiro, both awarded at the Venice Film Festival. Joaquim Pinto’s feature films UMA PEDRA NO BOLSO (1988) and ONDE BATE O SOL (1989) were part of the Official Selection of the Berlinale – International Film Festival. Together with Nuno Leonel he has founded the publishing company PRESENTE.
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