Born in Rio de Janeiro in 1947. Established in São Paulo, he was part of the first film studies graduating class at ECA-USP. During the 1970’s, he was one of the founders and first president of the Brazilian Documentarian Association. He directed a large number of short films from the 1960’s to the 1990’s, but gained notoriety for his work as a cinematographer. He filmed two of the most important recent Brazilian docs, Paulo Sacramento’s O Prisioneiro da Grade de Ferro (2003) and Andrea Tonacci’s Serras da Desordem (2006). He worked as a cinematographer in more than 30 films, and his filmography includes João Batista de Andrade’s O Homem que Virou Suco (1980); Paulo Cesar Saraceni’s Ao Sul do Meu Corpo (1982); one of the segments of Welcome to São Paulo (2004) and Paulo Sacramento’s Riverrun (2013). He died in São Paulo in 2013.
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