January 20, 1970
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
|Occupation||Film director, film producer, screenwriter|
Andrew "Andrucha" Waddington (born January 20, 1970) is a Brazilian film director, producer, and screenwriter.
His several film credits include “Me You Them” (2000), an Official Selection of the Cannes, Toronto and Sundance Film Festivals; Brazil’s official entry to the Oscars - Best Foreign Language Film - and winner, Best Film, at Karlovy Vary and Cartagena Film festivals; Berlin, Toronto and Sundance film festivals official selection“The House of Sand” (2005), winner of the Sundance/NHK International Filmmakers Script and Alfred Sloan awards; and the Brazil/Spain co-production “Lope” (2010), a Venice and Toronto official selection and winner of two Goya Awards.
Moreover, he directed and produced the TV Globo/ Conspiração drama series “Under Pressure” (2017/2018/2019), which got rave reviews and skyrocket ratings. He also directed and produced the Brazilian blockbuster “Party Crashers” (2012), the biopic “Chacrinha – O Velho Guerreiro“ (2018), the thriller “O Juizo” (2019) and theatrical film documentaries as “Gilberto Gil – Viva São João” (2002), “Maria Bethania-Pedrinha de Aruanda” (2007) and "André Midani - from vinyl to download" ( 2015).
He was also creative director of the iconic Rio 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony.
Andrucha Waddington has been a partner at Conspiração Filmes since 1995.
- Paralamas em Close Up (1998)
- Gêmeas (1999)
- Eu Tu Eles (2000)
- Outros (Doces) Bárbaros (2000)
- Os Paralamas do Sucesso - Longo Caminho (2002)
- Gilberto Gil: Tempo Rei (2002)
- Viva São João! (2002)
- Casa de Areia (2005)
- 'Y Ikatu Xingu (2006)
- Maria Bethânia - Pedrinha de Aruanda (2007)
- Lope (2010)
- Os Penetras (2012)
- Rio, Eu Te Amo (segment "Dona Fulana") (2014)
- Sob Pressão'" (2016)
- Os Penetras 2 (2017)
- Chacrinha, o Velho Guerreiro (2018)
Films directed by Andrucha Waddington
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