2015 FESTIVAL THEME

FILM. FRAME. FORM

EARTH 2084

Director: Nuno Sá Pessoa

Born on may 7 1987 in Lisbon, he was raised into a Portuguese family of artists, this fact helped to stimulate his creative instinct early on in life.
After finishing high-school where he focused on languages and humanities, he decided to pursue the study of that which was his passion, cinema. He began university at Universidade Moderna de Lisboa enrolling in the Cinema and Television course, the experience was short as he became disappointed and left the course before the end of his first year.
Determined to expand his horizons he went to Denmark where he graduated from The European Film College, an experience which got him in contact with his colleagues multiple cultures from around the world, it was there he met for the first time one of the personalities who marked him the most, Stanley Kubrick’s producer and brother-in-law, Jan Harlan.
Upon graduating he went back to Portugal, where he directed his first independent work which was shown in France.
Two feature length documentaries directed by Californian director Kenneth Payton followed, he did both cinematography and editing, the latest took him for more than once to California where he edited a total of three feature length documentaries.
It was also in California that he did the cinematography for a documentary series directed by Gwyneth Horder-Payton (WALKING DEAD; SONS OF ANARCHY; BATTLESTAR GALACTICA), a project which got him to know the state as few have the chance to know.




2084: The World Union is established, the World currency in circulation, and the crisis sees no end, will reason come from outer space?