Antônio Campos (director)

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Antonio Campos
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Born (1983-08-24) August 24, 1983 (age 35)
Occupation
  • Film director
  • Screenwriter
  • Producer
Years active2002–present

Antonio Campos (born August 24, 1983)[1] is an American film director, screenwriter and film producer. He is most known for directing Afterschool (2008), Simon Killer (2012) and Christine (2016).

Biography[edit]

Antonio Campos was born in New York City. His father is the Brazilian journalist Lucas Mendes, while his mother is an American producer, daughter of Italian parents, Rose Ganguzza.

Career[edit]

Campos made his feature length debut on Afterschool, which had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.[2] The film was later acquired by IFC Films.[3] It was released in a limited release on October 2, 2009.[4] Campos then went onto direct Simon Killer, which had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, starring Brady Corbet.[5][6] IFC Films acquired distribution rights to the film, and opened in a limited release in April 2013.[7][8]

Campos's third feature Christine which starred Rebecca Hall, had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.[9][10][11] The film was acquired by The Orchard, and released in a limited release on October 14, 2016.[12][13] Campos is attached to direct a prequel to The Omen for 20th Century Fox.[14][15] Campos directed the pilot episode of The Sinner, starring Jessica Biel and Christopher Abbott and also serve as an executive producer.[16][17] The pilot was later ordered to series.[18] He also directed episode 8 of Marvel's The Punisher.

Apart from being a director and screenwriter, Campos co-founded the production company Borderline Films which has produced films such as James White, Katie Says Goodbye, and Martha Marcy May Marlene.[19][20]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Antonio Campos". Moviefone. Retrieved January 17, 2017.
  2. ^ Dawson, Nick (October 2, 2009). "Antonio Campos, Afterschool". Filmmaker Magazine. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
  3. ^ "IFC Films to Stay "Afterschool" as Company Acquires North American Rights to Antonio Campos' Film Festival Favorite". AMC Networks. September 18, 2009. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
  4. ^ McNary, Dave (September 18, 2009). "IFC goes for 'Afterschool'". Variety. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
  5. ^ Byer, Alexandra (January 20, 2012). "Five Questions with Simon Killer Director Antonio Campos". Filmmaker Magazine. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
  6. ^ McCarthy, Todd (January 21, 2012). "Simon Killer: Sundance Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
  7. ^ Miller, Daniel; A. Hernadez, Jay (January 27, 2012). "Sundance 2012: IFC Films Acquires North American Rights to 'Simon Killer'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
  8. ^ Puchko, Kristy. "Simon Killer Trailer Teases Love, Sex, And Extortion". Cinema Blend. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
  9. ^ Lee, Ashley (January 12, 2016). "First Look: Michael C. Hall, Tracy Letts Challenge Rebecca Hall in 'Christine' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
  10. ^ Sneider, Jeff (May 7, 2015). "Rebecca Hall, Michael C. Hall to Star in Antonio Campos' Suicidal Reporter Drama 'Christine' (Exclusive)". TheWrap. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
  11. ^ "Christine". Sundance Film Festival. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
  12. ^ Setoodah, Ramin (February 4, 2016). "The Orchard Acquires Sundance Drama 'Christine' Starring Rebecca Hall". Variety. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
  13. ^ Nordine, Michael (September 15, 2016). "'Christine' Trailer: Rebecca Hall Is a Woman on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown in Antonio Campos' Disturbing Drama". Indiewire.com. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
  14. ^ Kit, Borys (April 28, 2016). "'The Omen' Movie Prequel in the Works (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
  15. ^ McNary, Dave (April 28, 2016). "'The Omen' Prequel Movie in the Works at Fox". Variety. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
  16. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (September 7, 2016). "USA Orders 'The Sinner' Crime Drama Pilot Starring & Produced By Jessica Biel". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 17, 2017.
  17. ^ Petski, Denise (October 17, 2016). "'The Sinner': Chris Abbott, Abby Miller & Dohn Norwood Join USA Network Pilot". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 17, 2017.
  18. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (January 17, 2017). "'The Sinner' Anthology Drama Starring Jessica Biel Picked Up To Series By USA". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 17, 2017.
  19. ^ "About". Borderline Films. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
  20. ^ Borys Kit. "Olivia Cooke to Star in Indie Drama 'Katie Says Goodbye' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter.

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