Filmmaker / brunojorge.com
Bruno Jorge was born at Recife, Brazil, in 1981 but moved to São Paulo at a very young age. He studied communications through a University program in Brazil; Documentary filmmaking at ESEC, Paris, France; and Master 1 - “Arts du Spectacle” at ULG, Belgium. He also studied in Toronto, Canada and at EICTV in La Habana, Cuba. He has directed and edited more than 10 short to medium films to-date, including dramas and documentaries. His films have been selected and awarded prizes at many festivals all over the world, such as the FESTIVAL DE CANNES – CINEFONDATION - and the International Film Festival Rotterdam. Bruno has also worked as director in advertising, documentary and institutional films for important clients represented by many different production companies or with his own company João de Barro Cinema Independente. He has attended some artists residency such as Talent Campus BERLINALE, Germany and Festival 5 sur 5, La Louvière, Belgium. In 2011, he shot his first feature-length documentary “BECO” in Manaus, Brazil. In march 2013, he was invited for Cinémathèque Française, Paris, to present a Retrospective of his work, a compilation of 5 films. Currently, Bruno is working on his next documentary feature-lentgh film called "Colostrum"and he's in the process of finishing the writing of his first feature-length drama "Tona".