Pedro Castanheira


Pedro Castanheira, Lisbon (1980). Holds a Postgraduate degree in German and Portuguese Philology from the Nova University of Lisbon (Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, 2004) and is a fellow at Humboldt University Berlin (2002). He attends the School of Theatre and Cinema and the School of Photography AR.CO, in Lisbon, and later obtains a Master’s degree in Photography Direction from the School of Cinema and Audiovisuals of Madrid (ECAM, 2007). In 2007, he received the Kodak Film Spain Award and is invited to work with the legendary cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond at the Budapest Masterclass of Cinematography. Is a Director of Photography in national and international film, documentary, publicity, theatre and television productions in Spain, Germany, UK, Denmark, Hungary, Poland, Palestine, Lebanon, Israel, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Portugal. He has also made five documentary films about theatre. Made the image for the artistic project “The Atelier Verde”, by Alexandra do Carmo (2018) and many others.

Present in the Sessions:

Works of this artist at Fuso 2019:

Marta Lança & Pedro Castanheira