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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 57 wins & 41 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Blindness Director
(2008)
(2005)
City of God Director
(2002)
Domésticas Director
(2001)

Filmography

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  Americana (executive producer) (announced)
 2019 Great Green Wall (Documentary) (executive producer) (filming)
 2019 O Sentido da Vida (Documentary) (producer) (filming)
  Loop (associate producer) (post-production)
 2018 Mulheres Alteradas (associate producer)
 2017 O Nome da Morte (associate producer)
 2017 Exodus (Documentary) (producer)
 2017 01.09 (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
 2016 O Filho Eterno (associate producer)
 2016 La Vingança (associate producer) / (producer)
 2015 Trabalho Duro (TV Mini-Series) (producer)
 2015 Zoom (executive producer)
 2015 Os Experientes (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 4 episodes)
- Folhas de Outono (2015) ... (producer)
- O Primeiro Dia (2015) ... (producer)
- Os Atravessadores do Samba (2015) ... (producer)
- O Assalto (2015) ... (producer)
 2015 A Lei da Água (Novo Código Florestal) (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2015 Felizes para Sempre? (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Onde Colocar o Desejo? (2015) ... (producer)
 2014/I Trash (executive producer)
 2013 Contos do Edgar (TV Mini-Series) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Cecilia (2013) ... (producer)
- Berê (2013) ... (producer)
 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)
 2012/II Elena (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2012 Tropicália (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2011 Brazukas (TV Series) (producer)
 2011 Xingu (producer)
 2011 Legião Urbana: Eduardo e Mônica (Video short) (producer - uncredited)
 2011 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Waste Land (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2010 José e Pilar (Documentary) (producer)
 2010 VIPs (producer)
 2010 Waste Land (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2009 Som e Fúria: O Filme (producer)
 2009 Som & Fúria (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 À Deriva (producer)
 2008 A Vision of Blindness (TV Movie documentary) (executive producer)
 2007 Cidade dos Homens (producer)
 2007 El baño del Papa (producer)
 2007 Não Por Acaso (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 Antônia (co-producer)
 2002-2005 City of Men (TV Series) (producer - 19 episodes)
- Em Algum Lugar do Futuro (2005) ... (producer)
- As aparências enganam (2005) ... (producer)
- Atração Fatal (2005) ... (producer)
- Tá Sobrando Mês (2005) ... (producer)
- A Fila (2005) ... (producer)
 2005 Ginga (Documentary) (producer)
 2004 Contra Todos (producer)
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Personal Details

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2 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[Blindness (2008)] is not about blind people, it's about human nature, about people who have just gone blind with no time for any adaptation. The only character who's really blind (Maury Chaykin) is completely adapted and so efficient that he's able to control all the others. I never even thought that the film could hurt blind people, because that's not what it is about. I know some artists, ... See more »

Trivia:

Founded the studio Olhar Eletrônico with a group of friends in the 80s. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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