Miguel Tavares (1992) was born in Setúbal where, from the age of 3, he began to tinker with his parents´ VHS player. He divides his work between video installation and cinema. Since 2015, he has been an active presence at national cinema festivals (such as IndieLisboa, Porto/Post/Doc, Curtas de Vila do Conde). He completed his studies at Ar.Co between 2012 and 2017, where he attended the Cinema/Moving Image Course and the advanced Course in Fine Arts. Currently, he is a professor in the Cinema department at the same school. He is the co-founder of the collective Simulacro. In addition to directing, he works in a variety of areas on films by other directors, a highlight being the film Cavalo Dinheiro (2014) by Pedro Costa, on which he was assistant editor.
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