IVO LOPES ARAUJO has been working, since 2002, with cinematography when he did his first short-films. In the past years he has been working with cinematography of features and short-films in Ceará, Pernambuco and Minas Gerais, Brazil. He is the cinematographer of films such as DOS RESTOS E DAS SOLIDÕES (winner of seven national cinematography awards), A MONTANHA MAGICA and O GRÃO by Petrus Cariri. He worked on six films done for Programa DOCTV BRASIL, some of them AS VILAS VOLANTES by Alexandre Veras, and AVENIDA BRASÍLIA FORMOSA by Gabriel Mascaro. He is also the cinematographer in the following films A FALTA QUE ME FAZ [LIKE WATER THROUGH STONE] by Marília Rocha, O CÉU SOBRE OS OMBROS [THE SKY ABOVE] by Sergio Borges and GIRIMUNHO [SWIRL] by Helvécio Marins and Clarissa Campolina, all produced by TEIA, besides the long-films LINZ by Alexandre Veras, TATUAGEM by Hitlon Lacerda, O RIO NOS PERTENCE by Ricardo Pretti and DEPOS DA CHUVA by Marília Hughes and Cláudio Marques, all of them being post-produced. He worked as director for DOCTV SÁBADO À NOITE winner of the award for Best Film at Tiradentes Film Festival in 2008, and he also directed some short-films, some of them A AMIGA AMERICANA, winner of the acquisition award from Canal Brasil on the XX Cine Ceará, and ODETE awarded at the International Short Film Festival Oberhausen.
TFI Latin America Fund | 2013