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MIRAGE MY BROS
MIRAGEM MEUS PUTOS

Portugal, 2017, 24′

A 4 th grade class without a teacher, a contract signing with a giant football club and a New Year’s Eve party. Three tales tinged with aspiration and the desire to escape express a look into a youth absorbed by the power of dreams and the harshness of reality. A generation facing growth in tension with the future.

Ingreme Prize for Best Short Film – IndieLisboa Film Festival, 2018
International Film Festival Rotterdam, 2018
Special Mention of the Jury – Glasgow Short Film Festival, UK, 2018
Best Film of the competition Fiction & Documentary – VIS Vienna Shorts Film Festival, Austria, 2018.

Diogo Baldaia
Director
Diogo Baldaia
Director

Diogo Baldaia was born in Porto, in 1992. He studied at the Lisbon Theatre and Film School (“ESTC”),
and is currently finishing a Masters’ degree in Fine Arts (Video) at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts
(“KASK”), in Ghent, Belgium. He works as an assistant director and as a film editor. His previous films,
Fúria and Vulto (Shade), were shown at international festivals like “IndieLisboa”, “DocLisboa” and
“Curtas de Vila do Conde”, and were also exhibited in festivals in Canada, China and Austria.

Rafael Gonçalves Cardoso
Sound Designer
Rafael Gonçalves Cardoso
Sound Designer

Rafael was born in 1993, in Oporto, and later he came to Lisbon to study film directing and sound at
Lisbon Theatre and Film School (Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema). The constant thought about sound
design made him realize that, to each film, it is essential to know how to find a way to influence the
environment of the direct sound. The development of this idea took him further and helped him to be
involved with the work of many directors such as João Salaviza, Gabriel Abrantes, Carlos Conceição,
Leonor Noivo, Basil da Cunha, Pedro Pinho, Emily Wardill, Leonor Teles, Diogo Baldaia and André Gil
Mata.

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