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Fernando Meirelles was born in a middle class family in São Paulo City, Brazil. He studied architecture at the university of São Paulo. At the same time he developed an interest in filmmaking. With a group of friends he started producing experimental videos. They won a huge number of awards in Brazilian film festivals. After that, the group formed ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 58 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015/II Americana (executive producer) (announced)
  Zero Lux (producer) (announced)
 2016 O Sentido da Vida (Documentary) (producer) (filming)
  Exodus (Documentary) (producer) (filming)
 2015 Zoom (executive producer) (post-production)
 2013 A Verdade de Cada Um (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Madeira (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Comida (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Consumo (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Crack (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Contos do Edgar (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Cecilia (2013) ... (producer)
- Berê (2013) ... (producer)
 2012 Tropicália (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2012/II Elena (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2012 Xingu (producer)
 2011 Brazukas (TV Series) (producer)
 2011 Eduardo e Mônica: O Filme (Short) (producer - uncredited)
 2011 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Waste Land (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2010 José and Pilar (Documentary) (producer)
 2010 VIPs (producer)
 2010 Waste Land (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2009 Som e Fúria: O Filme (producer)
 2009 Sound & Fury (TV Series) (producer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #1.12 (2009) ... (producer)
- Banhado em Sangue (2009) ... (producer)
- A Vida Não é Justa (2009) ... (producer)
- Monstros Raros (2009) ... (producer)
- Tempo de Espera (2009) ... (producer)
 2009 Adrift (producer)
 2008 A Vision of Blindness (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2007 City of Men (producer)
 2007 The Pope's Toilet (producer)
 2007 Not by Chance (producer)
 2006 Antônia (TV Series) (producer - 5 episodes)
- Fidivó (2006) ... (producer)
- Toque de Recolher (2006) ... (producer)
- Nem tudo é relativo (2006) ... (producer)
- Qualquer maneira de amor vale a pena? (2006) ... (producer)
- De volta para casa (2006) ... (producer)
 2006 Antonia (co-producer)
 2002-2005 City of Men (TV Series) (producer - 20 episodes)
- Em Algum Lugar do Futuro (2005) ... (producer)
- As aparências enganam (2005) ... (producer)
- Atração Fatal (2005) ... (producer)
- A Fila (2005) ... (producer)
- Tá Sobrando Mês (2005) ... (producer)
 2005 Ginga: The Soul of Brasilian Football (Documentary) (producer)
 2004 Up Against Them All (producer)
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Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Personal Quote:

An architect is somebody who really doesn't know how to build a building. [They need engineers, just as directors rely on writers and actors. What both architects and directors do bring is] a vision. See more »

Trivia:

Directed the video that promoted Rio de Janeiro as the city host of the 2016 Summer Olympics. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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