Hugo Pedro

Hugo Pedro was born in 1994 in Almada, where he began his artistic training with the theater group Cena Múltipla. In 2014 he graduated from the Lisbon Theatre and Film School in Film Studies, with a major in Direction. During his studies he directed his first two short films: "Elementary" (2013), a documentary about a fourth grade class preparing for farewell, and "My Age" (2014), a fiction about a young girl of eighteen leaving the host institution where she grew up. Since then he has worked mainly as assistant director and script supervisor. In 2017 he directed "The Night Shift", a comedy of errors casting Filipa Matta and Fanny Ardant. The main topics of insecurity about the future and resistance to growth are found throughout his three films, which look for the epical side of ordinary events. 


[2017] The Night Shift (short)
[2014] My Age (short) - school film
[2013] Elementary (short) - school film

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