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José Mojica Marins
José Mojica Marins was born on March 13, 1936 in San Paulo, Brazil, to a family of simple means. José's love of movies began at an early age. He spent a great deal of his time with his family at the local movie house, which his father helped manage. By the time he was eighteen, he had completed over eighty films...
“ MOTELx [2ª Edição]

DATE: 2008-09-06 ” - paulosaraiva1
Catherine Deneuve
Catherine Deneuve was born October 1943 in Paris, France. Her parents were actors. She made her movie debut in 1957, when she was barely a teenager and continued with small parts in minor films, until Roger Vadim gave her a meatier role in Vice and Virtue. But her breakthrough came with the excellent musical The Umbrellas of Cherbourg...
“ Estoril FILM FESTIVAL´08

DATE: 2008-11-14 ” - paulosaraiva1
“ Estoril FILM FESTIVAL´08´10

DATE: 2008-11-15 ” - paulosaraiva1
Paul Auster
Writer, Smoke
Paul Auster was born in Newark, New Jersey on February 3rd 1947. His father was a landlord, who owned buildings with his brothers in Jersey City. The family was middle-class and the parents' marriage was not a happy one. Auster grew up in the Newark suburbs of South Orange and Maplewood. He read books enthusiastically and developed an interest for writing...
“ Estoril FILM FESTIVAL´08

DATE: 2008-11-18 ” - paulosaraiva1
“ Estoril FILM FESTIVAL´08

DATE: 2008-11-22 ” - paulosaraiva1
Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche was born in Paris, France, to Monique Yvette Stalens, a director, teacher, and actress, and Jean-Marie Binoche, a sculptor, director, and actor. Her mother was born in Czestochowa, Poland, of French, Walloon Belgian, and Polish descent, while her father is French. Juliette was only 23 when she first attracted the attention of international film critics with The Unbearable Lightness of Being...
“ Estoril FILM FESTIVAL´09

DATE: 2009-11-06 ” - paulosaraiva1
“ Estoril FILM FESTIVAL´09 ” - paulosaraiva1
Francis Ford Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola was born in 1939 in Detroit, Michigan, but grew up in a New York suburb in a creative, supportive Italian-American family. His father, Carmine Coppola, was a composer and musician. His mother, Italia Coppola (née Pennino), had been an actress. Francis Ford Coppola graduated with a degree in drama from Hofstra University...
“ Estoril FILM FESTIVAL´09

DATE: 2009-11-08 ” - paulosaraiva1

DATE: 2010-02-26 ” - paulosaraiva1
Samuel Hadida
Producer, Resident Evil
In 1978, on graduating from the University of Paris, Samuel Hadida founded Metropolitan Filmexport through which he has distributed over 100 films in France and French-speaking territories including David Fincher's Se7en, the number one box-office hit in France in 1996. In 1990, Hadida set up Davis Films to produce genuinely international projects such as Tony Scott's True Romance...

DATE: 2010-02-26 ” - paulosaraiva1
“ Lançamento DVD - A Bela e o Paparazo

DATE: 2010-07-28 ” - paulosaraiva1
Soraia Chaves
Actress, Dancin' Days
She is a model who turned into a fantastic actress. Her first appearance as an actress was in "O Crime do Padre Amaro", a movie version of an successful Portuguese book. In this movie she has one of the leading roles, having to show her beautiful naked body. Soraia is now at SIC (Sociedade Independente de Comunicação), signing a contract with one of the biggest TV channel's in Portugal...
“ Lançamento DVD - A Bela e o Paparazo [Fnac Colombo]

DATE: 2010-07-28 ” - paulosaraiva1
“ Lançamento DVD - A Bela e o Paparazo [Fnac Colombo]

DATE: 2010-07-28 ” - paulosaraiva1
George A. Romero
George A. Romero never set out to become a Hollywood figure; however, by all indications, he was very successful. The helmer of the groundbreaking "Living Dead" films was born February 4, 1940 in New York City, New York, to Ann (Dvorsky) and Jorge Romero. His father was born in Spain and raised in Cuba...
“ MOTELx [4ª Edição]

DATE: 2010-10-03 ” - paulosaraiva1
“ MOTELx [4ª Edição]

DATE: 2010-10-03 ” - paulosaraiva1
John Malkovich
John Gavin Malkovich was born in Christopher, Illinois, to Joe Anne (Choisser), who owned a local newspaper, and Daniel Leon Malkovich, a state conservation director. His paternal grandparents were Croatian. In 1976, Malkovich joined Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre, newly founded by his friend Gary Sinise...
“ Estoril FILM FESTIVAL´10

DATE: 2010-11-12 ” - paulosaraiva1
“ Estoril FILM FESTIVAL´10

DATE: 2010-11-13 ” - paulosaraiva1
Mário Augusto
Mário Augusto Pereira is one of Portugal's most well known and beloved entertainment journalists. He began his career in 1985 in a newspaper called "O Comércio do Porto", published in the north of the country. Always in love with the movies, he began his entertainment career in several other newspapers and magazines: "Sete"...
“ Super 8 – Apresentação na Fnac Colombo

DATE: 2011-07-26 ” - paulosaraiva1
Eli Roth
Producer, Grindhouse
Eli Raphael Roth was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to Cora (Bialis), a painter, and Sheldon H. Roth, a psychoanalyst, psychiatrist, and clinical professor. His family is Jewish (from Austria, Hungary, Russia, and Poland). He began shooting Super 8 films at the age of eight, after watching Ridley Scott's Alien and vomiting...
“ MOTELx [5ª Edição]

DATE: 2011-09-11 ” - paulosaraiva1
“ MOTELx [5ª Edição]

DATE: 2011-09-11 ” - paulosaraiva1
“ MOTELx [5ª Edição]

DATE: 2011-09-11 ” - paulosaraiva1
David Cronenberg
Director, The Fly
David Cronenberg, also known as the King of Venereal Horror or the Baron of Blood, was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in 1943. His father, Milton Cronenberg, was a journalist and editor, and his mother, Esther (Sumberg), was a piano player. After showing an inclination for literature at an early age (he wrote and published eerie short stories...
“ Lisbon Estoril Film Festival [5ª Edição]

DATE: 2011-11-06 ” - paulosaraiva1
Sarah Gadon
Sarah Gadon was born in a quiet residential area in Toronto, Ontario, to a teacher mother and a psychologist father. She grew up with the support and encouragement of her parents and older brother, James, and with this was inspired to go headlong into acting and dance alike. Sarah spent much of her...
“ Lisbon Estoril Film Festival [5ª Edição]

DATE: 2011-11-06 ” - paulosaraiva1
“ SyFy Fest [3ª Edição]

DATE: 2012-03-16 ” - paulosaraiva1
Jonathan Zarantonello
Jonathan Zarantonello is an Italian writer, producer and filmmaker. Born in Vicenza, Italy, Jonathan graduated with a degree in movie direction from the Civica Scuola di Cinema in Milan and studied special effects, screenwriting, and editing at the University of Southern California. Jonathan founded the production company Emergency Exit Pictures Inc...
“ MOTELx [6ª Edição]

DATE: 2012-09-12 ” - paulosaraiva1
Willem Dafoe
Actor, Spider-Man
Willem Dafoe was born in Appleton, Wisconsin, to Muriel Isabel (Sprissler), a nurse, and Dr. William Alfred Dafoe, a surgeon. He is of German, French, English, Irish, and Scottish descent. In 1979, Dafoe was given a small role in Michael Cimino's Heaven's Gate from which he was fired. His first feature role came shortly after in Kathryn Bigelow's The Loveless...
“ Lisbon Estoril Film Festival [6ª Edição]

DATE: 2012-11-10 ” - paulosaraiva1
Paul Blackthorne
Actor, Arrow
Blackthorne's first film role was as Captain Andrew Russell in the Oscar-nominated Bollywood film Lagaan. He spent six months learning Hindi for the role. He also starred in Mindcrime and the festival-winning indie feature length film Four Corners of Suburbia, winner of both the Crossroads Film Festival...
“ ComicCon Portugal [1ª Edição]

DATE: 2014-12-05 ” - paulosaraiva1
Morena Baccarin
Actress, Homeland
Morena Baccarin was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to actress Vera Setta and journalist Fernando Baccarin. Her uncle was actor Ivan Setta. Morena has Italian and Brazilian Portuguese ancestry. She moved to New York at the age of 10, when her father was transferred there. She attended the LaGuardia High School of Music and Performing Arts and then the Juilliard School...
“ ComicCon Portugal [1ª Edição]

DATE: 2014-12-05 ” - paulosaraiva1
“ ComicCon Portugal [1ª Edição]

DATE: 2014-12-06 ” - paulosaraiva1
“ ComicCon Portugal [1ª Edição]

DATE: 2014-12-06 ” - paulosaraiva1
David Chan Cordeiro
Stunts, Lua Vermelha
Born in the southern region of Portugal of Chinese and Portuguese parentage. At an early age his mom enrolled him in kick boxing and gymnastics. Like any martial arts fanatic, drew inspiration from Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan movies. Begun taking classes at Cal State University of Long Beach in 2003. Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Film and Electronic Arts
“ ComicCon Portugal [1ª Edição]

DATE: 2014-12-06 ” - paulosaraiva1
Dan Pringle
Director, K-Shop
Dan Pringle is a British Director from London, UK and is most well known as the Writer/Director of the British cult thriller K-Shop. In 2009, Pringle started White Lantern Film with Producer Adam Merrifield as a vehicle for developing thematically engaging independent feature films. Originally starting out as a Producer of shorts...
Ziad Abaza
Actor, Spectre
Ziad Abaza was long listed for 'Best Actor' and 'Most Promising New Comer' at the British Independent Film Awards (2016) for his role as Salah in 'K-Shop'. He begun his training in Greek theatre and soon started working in Film and TV. Aside from acting, Ziad holds Masters degree in philosophy from King's College London. He is known for K-Shop (2016), Spectre (2015) and Tyrant (2015).