jose abrantes


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Nationality: Portuguese.


Graduated in Graphic Design and Equipment Design at IADE;
Two years photography course at IADE;
Nude model drawing course at National Society of Arts (Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes).


Venice “selling creativity”;
London “how to make outstanding advertising”;
Cape Town “The importance of a good production to fulfill an idea”
Istanbul “How to run people in a Creative Department and get the best ideas from them;
London “creativity and effective ideas”.

Professional Experience:

Art Director at J. Walter Thompson (JWT), Ogilvy & Mather and Foote Cone & Belding (FCB);
Creative Director for 10 years at Ogilvy & Mather Portugal;
Teacher at IADE, University of Marketing and Advertising, on the Visual Expression course;
Teacher of the Cinema course of University Moderna;
Director of advertising films for Lisbon production companies
Elástica, Ozono, Pix Mix & Show Off.


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