Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
“A film is — or should be — more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what’s behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.”
— Stanley Kubrick
João Velho teaches at the Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing — Unidade Rio de Janeiro. He has been a university professor since 1998. He currently works in the areas of directing, editing, motion graphics, and visual effects for film and digital video. He is the author of many technical articles for magazines and coauthor of the book “Vídeo e Audio digital no Macintosh” (Bookmakers, 2002). In 2011. Velho founded the blog VideoGuru, where he serves as editor in chief.
Velho has a long career in film and TV. His major works include the digital short film “Toca pra Diabo” (Casa Cinco, 2013); the 35mm short film "iCandomblé” (Plural Filmes, 2010); the TV documentaries “Geração Cara Pintada” (TV SBT, 1992), “Quadrinhos Adultos” (TV Manchete, 1991), and “Revolução dos Gibis” (TVE-RJ, 1990); and the 35mm short films “A Última Canção do Beco” (Artenova, 1985) and “A Balada das Dez Bailarinas do Casino” (Artenova, 1985).