Biography

Fernando Meirelles (born November 9, 1955 in São Paulo, Brazil) is a Brazilian film director. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director in 2004 for his work in the Brazilian film City of God, released in 2002 in Brazil and in 2003 in the U.S. by Miramax Films. He was also nominated for the Golden Globe Best Director award in 2005 for The Constant Gardener.

Fernando Meirelles (born November 9, 1955 in São Paulo, Brazil) is a Brazilian film director. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director in 2004 for his work in the Brazilian film City of God, released in 2002 in Brazil and in 2003 in the U.S. by Miramax Films. He was also nominated for the Golden Globe Best Director award in 2005 for The Constant Gardener.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 39

Birthday 1955-11-09

Place of Birth São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2019 The Two Popes Director
2015 Felizes para Sempre? (10 episodes)Director
2014 Rio, I Love You Director
2012 360 Director
2010 Amanhecer Co-Director
2009 Sound & Fury (1 episode)Director
2008 Blindness Director
2005 The Constant Gardener Director
2002 City of God Director
2001 Domésticas Director
2001 Palace II Director
2000 Brave People (63 episodes)Director
1998 The Nutty Boy 2 Director
1994 A Comédia da Vida Privada (22 episodes)Director
1983 Punk em São Paulo: Garotos do Subúrbio Director

Production

2019 The Great Green Wall Producer
2019 Marighella Associate Producer
2018 Sócrates Executive Producer
2017 Liquid Truth Associate Producer
2017 O Nome da Morte Associate Producer
2017 El Revenge Producer
2016 O Filho Eterno Associate Producer
2016 Exodus: Where I Come from Is Disappearing Producer
2016 Stronger Than The World: The Story of José Aldo Associate Producer
2014 A Lei da Água (Novo Código Florestal) Executive Producer
2013 Father’s Chair Producer
2011 VIPs Producer
2010 Waste Land Executive Producer
2009 Sound & Fury (1 episode)Producer
2007 City of Men Producer
2007 Not by Chance Producer
2007 Antonia Co-Producer
2006 Antonia (5 episodes)Producer
2004 Up Against Them All Producer

Acting

2019 Passages
2011 Brasil Animado
2008 Crítico
2005 Era Uma Vez Iracema
1978 The South Bank Show (1 episode)

Writing

2009 Sound & Fury (1 episode)Writer
2006 Antonia (5 episodes)Screenplay
2001 Domésticas Screenplay

Creator

2009 Sound & Fury Creator
2002 City of Men Creator

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