João Moreira Salles

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João Moreira Salles (Rio de Janeiro, born 1962) is a Brazilian documentarian and president of the Instituto Moreira Salles. In 2006, he founded the magazine piauí. He has also taught courses on documentary at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and Princeton University.[1]

Filmography[edit]

  • 2006 - Santiago
  • 2004 - Entreatos
  • 2003 - Nelson Freire
  • 1999 - Notícias de uma guerra particular (directed and written with Kátia Lund)
  • 1998 - Futebol (TV series directed with Arthur Fontes)
  • 1990 - Blues
  • 1989 - América (TV series)

Awards and nominations[edit]

  • 2000 - Silver Daisy Awards, Brazil (Silver Daisy for Notícias de uma Guerra Particular)
  • 2001 - Málaga Spanish Film Festival (Special Mention for Notícias de uma Guerra Particular, shared with Kátia Lund)
  • 2003 - Silver Daisy Awards, Brazil (Silver Daisy for Nelson Freire)
  • 2004 - São Paulo Association of Art Critics Awards (Best Documentary for Nelson Freire)
  • 2004 - Cinema Brazil Grand Prize (Best Documentary for Nelson Freire)
  • 2005 - São Paulo Association of Art Critics Awards (Best Film for Entreatos)
  • 2005 - Havana Film Festival (Grand Coral - Second Prize for Entreatos)
  • 2007 - Lima Latin American Film Festival (Best Documentary for Santiago)
  • 2007 - Cinéma du réel (Grand Prize for "Santiago")
  • 2007 - Alba International Film Festival (Audience Award for "Santiago")
  • 2008 - Miami International Film Festival (Knight Grand Jury Prize for "Santiago")

Contributions to cinema[edit]

  • 2001 - A Beautiful Mind (Location Scout)
  • 2003 - Dorm Daze (Script Doctor (uncredited))
  • 2006 - Dorm Daze 2 (Substance Consultant)

Journalism[edit]

  • 2010 - Prêmio Esso de Informação Científica, Tecnológica e Ecológica for Artur tem um problema
  • 2011 - Frist Golden Campus Casserole Award – Best Gastronomy Critic, category university cafeterias

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Joao Moreira Salles". Princeton University Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese. 

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