- Jean-Loup Passek Award
- Hop to Melgaço
- Frontal Shot
- Off Screen
Graduated in Philosophy from the University of Porto (1976), PhD in Cine Vídeo from the Escola Superior Artística do Porto (1989), master’s degree in Multimedia Educational Communication from the Open University of Portugal (1993) and doctorate in Social Sciences - Anthropology from the University Open of Portugal (1998). Former professor at the Open University of Portugal. He has vast experience in the field of Anthropology, with an emphasis on Visual Anthropology, working mainly on the following themes: visual anthropology, digital anthropology, cinema, research methods in anthropology, interculturality and Afro-Atlantic culture. Fieldwork undertaken in Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil, Argentina and Cuba. He coordinated the International Network of Scientific Cooperation Images of Culture / Image Culture. Visiting professor at Mackenzie University (Education, Art and History of Culture), UECE, UCDJB, University of Murcia - Spain (ERASMUS) and University of Savoie - France, University of S. Paulo. Researcher at GI - Media and cultural mediations - CEMRI: Open University. Former Visiting professor at UFG - Faculty of Visual Arts 2016-2019. Currently preparing a work project - Teaching, Research and Extension at the Federal University of Maranhão. José coordinates the Group of Studies in Cinema and Digital Narratives of AO NORTE - Association of Animation and Audiovisual Production.
Holds a PhD from the Postgraduate Program in Sociology and Anthropology - PPGSA / UFPA, Master in Social Anthropology from the same Program (2014), and Specialist in "African Education and Knowledge and the implementation of Law 10,639" from the Federal University of Pará (2012). He holds a degree in Social Sciences from the same university (2005). He works as a Teacher (Class II) at the State Department of Education (SEDUC / PA) and as an external teacher at UFPA. He is a founding member of the Research Group on Visual Anthropology and Image - Visagem / PPGSA, and editor of the e-Magazine Visagem. He is a curator of the showings at the Ethnographic Film Festival of Recife and coordinator of the Ethnographic Film Festival of Pará.
PhD and degree in Information and Communication Sciences from the Complutense University. Recipient of the Aurelio Paz dos Reis International Award, 2016. Full Professor of Audiovisual Communication at the Faculty of Communication Sciences of Rey Juan Carlos University. He has worked on various audiovisual projects as director, producer and screenwriter. Alfonso is currently co-producing the transmedia project A Primavera Rosa.
Álvaro Campelo, Professor of Social Anthropology and Development Anthropology at the Fernando Pessoa University in Porto, and Social Anthropology at the Higher Institute of Health Sciences in Gandra - Fernando Pessoa University. PhD in Anthropology of Religions, at the Paris University of Sorbonne, with a thesis on the French anthropologist Michel de Certeau, entitled "Anthropology of the Believer".
PhD in Anthropology - Power, Resistance and Social Movements, by the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences of Nova University of Lisbon. Developer of research on uses and practices of culture directed to marginalized populations, with special interest in its application in prison contexts. Alongside AO NORTE, Daniel has been collaborating in projects of collection, inventory and reflection around historical photographs in personal albums.
Anthropologist, graduated in History and PhD in Socio-Environmental Development. She coordinates the Research Group in Visual Anthropology and Image (Visagem) and Study Group on Indigenous Populations Eneida Correa de Assis (GEPI). Coordination team member of the Visual Anthropology Committee of the Brazilian Association of Anthropology (CAV-ABA). Denise works as coordinator of the Arthur Napoleão Figueiredo Anthropology Laboratory (LAANF) and as a professor in the Postgraduate Program in Sociology and Anthropology (PPGSA) and the Postgraduate Program in Cities, Territories and Identities (PPGCITI) from the Federal University of Pará.
Master’s degree in Sociology of Culture from UNICAMP, PhD in Sociology of Cinema from USP & Universitat of Barcelona and Post-doctorate in Documentary from Cambridge University. He is currently Associate Professor III, at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), Brazil. Coordinator of the master’s degree course in Social Sciences at UFRN, vice-leader at NAVIS (Visual Anthropology Nucleus) at UFRN, coordinator of the PROPESQ-UFRN research project: “Image and teaching of Sociology” and member of GEPEMADEC (Study and Research Group in Environment, Development and Culture) at the Federal University of Maranhão (UFMA), Brazil. Gilmar works in an interdisciplinary way in the fields of Sociology of Culture, Art and Cinema, with the following themes: Audiovisual, Memory, Theater of the Oppressed, Documentary, Daily Life and Social Movements of Culture.
Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Visual Arts (FAV) of the Federal University of Goiás (UFG). Permanent Professor of the Postgraduate Program in Visual Art and Culture at FAV / UFG, linked to the line of research on Artistic Poetics and Creation Processes. Coordinator of the research group Nucleus of Autobiographical Artistic Practices (NuPAA) and Coordinator of the Study Group on Methodologies, Methods and Approaches in Art Research (GEMMA). President of ANPAP. Institutional link: Postgraduate Program in Visual Art and Culture, Faculty of Visual Arts, UFG.
Manuel Sendón graduated in Mathmatics (1973) and has a Doctorate in Fine Arts (1997). He's a Professor in Photography at the Fine Arts Faculty of Pontevedra since 1993. Along with X. L Suárez, he directs the Centre for Photographic Studies in Vigo. He was a principal researcher at the Group for Photographic Investigations PEI2 (1996-2014) and he is now responsible for the project Inédito. He has a vast published body of work in the area of Gaelician Historical Photography and has curated, with X. L. Suárez, exhibits both in this area as well as that of Contemporary Photography. As a Photographer, he has a vast body of work that has resulted in many exhibits both by himself and within a collective, in several places around the world.
PhD in Education and post-doctorate in Arts and Visual Culture at the Federal University of Goiás. Assistant professor at the Center for Teaching and Applied Research to Education at the Federal University of Goiás. She has experience in the fields of Education, Basic Education and is dedicated to themes of childhood, language and cinema. Institutional link: Federal University of Goiás - Goiás / Brazil.
Associate Professor at the Department of Social Communication – Audiovisual and Post-Graduate Studies in Media Studies at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (PPGEM/UFRN). She is a member of the Participatory Audiovisual Ethnographies Research Network (Portugal and Brazil). Collaborator with project Narratives, Memories and Itineraries (NAVIS / UFRN). Maria Ângela is interested in research with participatory Audiovisual Ethnographies, Audiovisual History, New Documentary Languages, Images and Narratives and Communication and Culture.
Marisa Víctor Crespo is a teacher in Children's Education and Primary Education and has a degree in Pedagogy. She worked as a teacher in different public centers in the Community of Madrid, especially in the educational community of Colegio Público Trabenco de Leganés in Madrid and, currently, at Escola Infantil Zofío in Madrid. Member of the literacy and audiovisual creation Collective "Educar la mirada". Member of the Pedagogical Renewal Movement "Acción Educativa", promoting a critical and creative reflection, as well as the continuous training of teachers. Marisa develops part of her teaching work at the EnterArte collective, managing innovative artistic education projects in different educational stages, working in collaboration with artists, cultural managers and museums interested in relating art and school. Collaborator with the Centro de Arte 2 de Mayo (CA2M), Museum of Contemporary Art in the Community of Madrid, in coordination with the education department in different work groups, training and publications.
Mina Rad left her native country at the age of 18, the day after the Iranian revolution to purse her dream like Oriana Fallaci and become an international reporter. After studying history, journalism and communication at the Sorbonne Paris, she embarked on international political journalism in various Central Asian countries. She worked for the BBC, RFI and AFP. While traveling the world, for twelve years, she discovers another passion, World Music. She became Editor-in-Chief of World Music Supplements for The World of Music. Between 1990 to 2000 she traveled the world and produced supplements devoted to the music of rare and emerging countries for; Yemen, Egypt, Cuba, Cape Verde, Marocco and India. In 2011 and 2014, she trained in the production and writing of documentaries at Ateliers Varan. Her first film "For me the sun never sets," was awarded the prize for best documentary film at the Festival of Truth in Iran in 2012. This film got the jury mention, "for the warmth and simplicity to tell a deep story". She is the founder and president of Apresvaran, an alumni association of Ateliers Varan created in 2013. She is director of the Apresvaran Documentary Film Festival. As a documentary filmmaker, she has directed more than ten films. In preparing several documentaries, she notes that the documentary opens a window to the universe. Mina Rad has made several portraits of people who have marked the history of Iran: "This family of 60 people",and "History of the Mafi family". Mina Rad, is interested in the transmission of knowledge and the methods of the realization of great filmmakers like Jean Rouch (France), Pierre Perrault (Quebec, Canada). She directs and produces documentary films based on the influence of these cineastes. In 2017, the film "Jean Rouch Persian look", was broadcast by TV5 Monde on the occasion of the centenary of Jean Rouch. EN 2019, The film "Persian Tales, Jean Rouch in Iran" was presented at Melgaco International Documentary Film Festival in Portugal. It will be published in Montparnasse publisher in France in a series of films dedicated to Jean Rouch. EN 2019, "The future of the past, Pierre and Yolande Perrault", which reflects the influence of this filmmaker after half a century on the little children of the characters of his films at Isle aux Coudres. This film was in the official selection of the Festival for Art at FiFA in Montreal. And it is scheduled at the Jean Loup Passak awards at the Melgaco International Documentary Film Festival.
Pablo Piedras holds a PhD in Philosophy and Humanities with a degree in Theory and Art History from the Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities of the University of Buenos Aires. He has a degree in Combined Arts from the same institution. He was a doctoral candidate at the National Agency for Scientific and Technological Promotion and at CONICET, where he is currently an associate researcher. Adjunct professor at the Chair of History of Latin American and Argentine Cinema (FFyL, UBA) and visiting professor of Dramatic Arts at the National University of Arts (UNA). He was director of Cine Documental magazine (2010-2019) and president of the Argentine Association of Cinematographic and Audiovisual Studies (AsAECA) from 2016 to 2018. He is currently a researcher at the Institute of Entertainment Arts (FFyL, UBA). He has taught seminars and postgraduate courses at several universities in Argentina, Spain and England. Author of Documentary Film in the first-person (Paidós, 2014) and co-author of Patino / Birri. Strategies versus reality (Malaga Film Festival, 2018). Pablo is co-editor of the books: A History of Political and Social Cinema in Argentina. Vol. I and II (Nueva Librería, 2009 and 2011), Cinema and revolution in Latin America. A comparative perspective of the region's cinematographies (Imago Mundo, 2014), I know the music. Popular melodies in post-classic cinemas in Latin America and Europe (Libraria, 2018) and Documentary Cinema: an aesthetic and political crossroads (Prometheus, 2020).
Renato Athias is the general coordinator of the Recife International Festival of Ethnographic Film. He holds a degree in Philosophy from Dom Bosco Faculty of Philosophy, Sciences ad Arts (1975), MA in Ethnology – Université de Paris X, (Nanterre, 1982) with a dissertation on the Notion of Ethnic Identity in Brazilian Anthropology. Holds a Doctorate in Ethnology by the same University (1995). He conducted studies in the fields of Media and Television at the University of Southampton (UK). Coordinator of the Center for Studies and Research on Race (NEPE), UFPE and is Assistant Professor of the Graduate Program in Anthropology at UFPE. Currently coordinates the Visual Anthropology Laboratory of the Image, Sound & Human Sciences at UFPE.
Graduated in Letters by the University of São Paulo, Masters and PhD in Communication and Semiotics: Literature, by the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo. Post-Doctorate in Literary Theory by the Federal University of Minas Gerais and Social History by the University of São Paulo. Researcher at Diversitas / USP and Professor of Diversitas / USP's Postgraduate Program in Humanities, Rights and Other Legalities. Professor of Literature and Drama, of the Armando Álvares Penteado Foundation and of Communication and Expression of Fatec. Was Vice-Coordinator of Diversitas / Usp and Coordinator of INOVA / FATEC. Coordinator of the Art, Culture and Subjectivity Studies Group. Researcher of Research Groups Jean Rouch and Redhart