[photo] LIGHT PAINTING at Santiago de Compostela | 2014


Camera | Canon 550D
Lens | Tamron SP 17-50mm F/2.8
Focal Length | 17 mm
Shutter Speed | 20 s
Aperture | f/18
ISO 400

BREAD | official selection | Balkan Film Food Festival


"Bread" was included in the official selection of the Balkan Film Food Festival, at Pogradec (Albania), which will be screened next September 2nd. at 20:00.

BREAD | official selection | Black & White - International Audiovisual Festival


"Bread" was included in the official selection of the Black & White - International Audiovisual Festival, at Porto (Portugal), which will premiere next May 22 at 21:45.

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die (in 10 minutes)



In 10 minutes, 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die.
A great video by Jonathan Keogh, inspired by Steven Jay Schneider's book.






[photo series] WIRES | Lisbon, 2014

The traditional yellow trams can be seen in Lisbon's old neighbourhoods. Those cultural icons are powered by electricity, provided by a dense network of power cables above.
If we look closer to these wires, we begin to discover a series of abstract patterns drawn all over the sky.









DIVE | animated gif's by The Vimeo Blog's staff

Here's some animated gif's taken from "Dive" by the staff of the Vimeo Blog . How cool is that?

Dive - a film by Mário Lopes - Vimeo Weekend Challenge

Dive - a film by Mário Lopes - Vimeo Weekend Challenge

Dive - a film by Mário Lopes - Vimeo Weekend Challenge


Dive - a film by Mário Lopes - Vimeo Weekend Challenge
Dive - a film by Mário Lopes - Vimeo Weekend Challenge

New York City through the eyes of Martin Scorsese



"Socorsese's New York" | a film by Robert Kolodny / A House of Nod

'La France' seen by the American Fiction



Here's how the french people are seen by the american fiction.
Great video by Hervé De Wilde and Charles Bourgois.


João César Monteiro about 'Branca de Neve'



Portuguese director João César Monteiro talking about his film "Branca de Neve"


Jim Jarmusch | masterclass at RIFF





Claire Ferguson's editing masterclass



A great masterclass about editing by Claire Ferguson at DocHouse .


DIVE



A small film created for the Vimeo Weekend Challenge:

"Dive" 
a film by Mário Lopes
2013 | Portugal | 2.75:1 | BW | stereo | 25''

The complexity of making choices...

[UPDATE]
"Dive" was chosen as one of the Runners Up on the Vimeo Weekend Challenge
(Oct 4, 2013)

Pedro Costa about 'Ossos'



A conversation between Pedro Costa and Jean-Pierre Gorin | Included in the Criterion DVD edition of Ossos.


Copyright: Criterion.

[photo] Berlenga | Portugal | 2013


Cronenberg on Cronenberg



Cronenberg on Cronenberg

BRATISLAVA first stills

Bratislava, a film by Mário Lopes and João Nogueira

Two lisbonners* travel around the world withowt ever leaving the their home country.

"Bratislava" | a short film by Mário Lopes and João Nogueira

in post-production... here are the first stills:

Bratislava, a film by Mário Lopes and João Nogueira

Bratislava, a film by Mário Lopes and João Nogueira

* lisbonners: Lisbon citizens

A Brief History of John Baldessari | narrated by Tom Waits




Narrated by Tom Waits | Directed by Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman  |
Commissioned by LACMA for their first annual "Art + Film Gala" honoring John Baldessari and Clint Eastwood



2001: A Space Odyssey - The Making Of A Myth



A nice documentary about the making of Mr. Kubrick's masterpiece "2001: A Space Odyssey"





LISBON - ODESSA



Here's the trailer for Arno Julien's new documentary project Lisbon-Odessa, that includes some shots I made onboard of the portuguese Caravel.
enjoy!


Saul Bass | Edith Head | Bernard Herrmann | Alma Reville | Alfred Hitchcock



Saul Bass: Title Champ |
Edith Head: Dressing the Master's Movies |
Bernard Herrmann: Hitchcock's Maestro |
Alma: The Master's Muse |

4 short documentaries about Mr. Hitchcock's most importat collaborators: Saul Bass, Edith Head, Bernard Herrmann and Alma Reville.


What is neorealism?



Vittorio de Sica vs David O. Selznick
(a great video essay by kogonada)


PÃO / BREAD | first stills

"bread" a film by Mário Lopes - Raio Filmes


The final cut of "Bread" (original portuguese title: "Pão"), my new documentary project, is almost done.
Here's some stills:


"bread" a film by Mário Lopes - Raio Filmes

"bread" a film by Mário Lopes - Raio Filmes

"bread" a film by Mário Lopes - Raio Filmes

"bread" a film by Mário Lopes - Raio Filmes

"bread" a film by Mário Lopes - Raio Filmes

"bread" a film by Mário Lopes - Raio Filmes

"bread" a film by Mário Lopes - Raio Filmes

How to make a DCP (Digital Cinema Package) on your computer




DCP - Digital Cinema Package

(R)EVOLUTION



(R)evolução - Mário Henrique LeiriaTeaser for the play "(R)evolution", written and performed by Bruno Costa and Natacha de Noronha inspired by the peculiar universe of Mário Henrique Leiria.

original title: "(R)evolução"

staging: Carlos Piecho
production: G Teatro / GEIC
photography and editing: Mário Lopes

UXLX 2011








Once again, I was part of the team that shot the 2011 edition of  UXLX, an international conference organized by Ideias e Imagens and the Portuguese Association of User Experience Profissionals.

There were more than 6 hours of talks by some the world's most influent user experience proffessionals like: Don Norman, Louis Rosenfeld, Kristina Halvorson, Stephen Anderson, Josh Clark, Christian Crumlish, Nick Finck, Christopher Fahey and Dario Buzzini.

Here are the event's highlights :

JUNIOR meets D(e)AD (2010)



"JUNIOR meets D(e)AD"
original title:
"JUNIOR meets D(e)AD"

a film by:
João Nogueira, Mário Lopes and Sara Guerreiro

screenplay | Mário Lopes and Sara Guerreiro
3D visual effects | João Nogueira and Pedro Roxo Nogueira
editing | Mário Lopes and Sara Guerreiro

                                                                                 2010 | MiniDV | 2.45:1 | color | stereo | 6'33''

CROSSING THE DESERT (2009)



Joe White - "A Longa Travessia do Deserto"original title:
"A Longa Travessia do Deserto"

a film by:
Mário Lopes and Sara Guerreiro

screenplay and editing | Mário Lopes and Sara Guerreiro

2009 | MiniDV | 2.45:1 | color | stereo | 3'13''

Madá (2008)



"Madá" (2008)

a film by: Mário Lopes, Marta Alvim, Rita Ochoa and Sofia Pimentão

2008 | MiniDV | 16:9 | color | stereo | 4’24”

2nd. Prize – 9ºVideoRun –  Digital Video Marathon, Lisbon, 2008


Making Of | HOW MUCH FOR YOUR LOVE?


Here are some photos from the making of the short film "How Much for your Love?", writen and produced in 40 hours for the  4:40 competition in Lisbon, Portugal.



















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