ACT FOR PEACE
Why do I want to work with Act for Peace?
I am passionate about all types of creative collaborations, as long as they involve emotional experiences.
I want to confront the issues that arise in our societies, believing we can make a change through audiovisual art, all this adding to my motivation for traveling, helping people around me and discover other amazing human beings around the world. I have extensive experience in the field of videography and photography, including working in the not for profit sector, in different countries. My experience includes being self-sufficient on the field in a variety of different realities, making the best out of available resources, looking for stories with extreme attention to detail.
Working with Act For Peace would be a great step in my journey, where I can keep learning but also I truly believe I can give a valuable contribute to the work your organisation develops, joining a great group of people that share my passion for helping people and confronting injustice.
I am a Photographer and Cinematographer, originally from Portugal and based in Sydney, looking for adventures in all parts of the world. When creating, my roots are always with me, our personal experiences shape who we are and reflect in everything we create.
I was born in Portugal where I grew up and was raised under a Christian education and values, which gave me a solid basis to be a person I am today and to achieve my goals in life.
Bachelor of Honours in Sound and Image at University of Arts and Design of Caldas da Rainha (ESAD.CR), Portugal
Diploma of Screen and Media (specialised in Cinematography) at Sydney Film School
Cert IV in Training and Assessment
Throughout the years I developed experience in the most varied fields, being involved in a variety of projects, from motion picture feature films to documentaries, NGO photography, music videos, TV series and art installations.
Please check my full portfolio on my personal website:
I have extensive experience working in the not for profit sector, see the examples below:
V.D.C.A. (Volunteer Development Children’s Association)
Cambodian N.G.O. I have been working with in both video and photography.
Video promo for VDCA, a longer form documentary is in post-production stage at the moment:
Variety - Sam’s Story
One of the few videos I have done with, Variety The Children’s Charity in Australia.
Photography project developed in Anlung Pi, one of the villages where VDCA operate, as a result a photography exhibition was created in Sydney in order to raise funds for this organisation, check the full work here:
My knowledge goes from leading projects and interviews to lighting, camera and sound. Comfortable to operate with a single person or minimal crew.
Equipment Kit includes:
Canon 5D Mkiii
Canon L Series 16-35mm f2.8
Canon L Series 24-105mm f4
Canon 50mm f1.8
Canon Flash Speedlite 600EX-RT
Zoom H6 Sound recording device
Sennheiser EW 112P G3-G Portable Wireless Lapel Microphone System
Miller DS10 video tripod
2x 5” LED panels battery operated
15” Macbook Pro
Multiple Portable HDD’s
Multiple card readers, memories cards and batteries