Daniela Thomas

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Daniela Thomas (born 1959) is a Brazilian film director, screenwriter and editor.

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Thomas, whose birthname is Daniela Gontijo Alves Pinto, is the daughter of the famous cartoonist Ziraldo Alves Pinto and the sister of Golden Globe Award-nominated film score composer Antonio Pinto. In 1994 she co-directed her first feature film, Terra Estrangeira, alongside Walter Salles. In 2007, also with Salles, she directed Linha de Passe, the film which gave Sandra Corveloni a Best Actress Award at the Cannes Film Festival.

Thomas was also one of two creative directors for Rio's contribution to the 2012 Summer Olympics opening ceremony.[1] She has been named as one of the jury members for the Cinéfondation and short film sections of the 2014 Cannes Film Festival.[2]

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