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. Tião

. Tião

Brazil

Film Director

TFL

FeatureLab projects Participant 2020

biography

Tião (1983) is a writer and director born in Recife, Brazil. His short Film MURO was in the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs 2008 selection, being awarded with the ‘Un regard neuf’ Prize for Best short film. The film was also presented in festivals as Clermont-Ferrand, Vila do Conde, Oberhausen, Hamburg, Tampere, Winterthur. In 2014, he directed SEM CORAÇÃO (Co-authored by Nara Normande) which premiered at Quinzaine des Réalisateurs receiving the ‘Illy Prize’ for Best short film. Sem Coração also won best short film in Havana, Zinebi-Bilbao and Best short fiction in Dresden, being selected for the Curtas Vila do Conde, Rotterdam, New Directors/ New Films. ANIMAL POLÍTICO, his first feature film, premiered in 2016 at IFF Rotterdam and was selected for the Torino IFF, Jeonju IFF, Durban IFF and Transilvania IFF, receiving the Special Jury Mention at the FIFIB Bordeaux. He is currently writing the feature film HEARTLESS with partner Nara Normande.