Andrucha Waddington

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Andrucha Waddington
Andrew Waddington

January 20, 1970
OccupationFilm director, film producer, screenwriter
Years active1998–present

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.



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