Master of Fine Arts, Film/Video Production
College of Mass Communication and Media Arts (CMCMA)
Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC), Carbondale, Illinois, USA
2009 – 2012
  • International Graduate Student Scholarship, scholarship awarded by the CMCMA at SIUC for my "impressive overall record of achievement" while pursuing the degree of Master of Fine Arts, 2012
  • Fulbright opportunity grant for academically excellent students, 2008, grant from the Fulbright commission to apply for a Master degree in the USA

  • Specialist, International Relations
    Federal University of Parana (UFPR), Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
    2005 – 2006

    Specialist, Audiovisual Communication
    Catholic University of Parana (PUC–PR), Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
    2002 – 2003

    Bachelor of Science, Art Education – Music
    Federal University of Parana (UFPR), Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
    1997 – 2000


    Visiting Assistant Professor in Film Production, SIUC, September 2012 – May 2013

    CP470W 101/103 - Writing the Short Film
    CP 470W 102 - Advanced Screenwriting
    CP 496 101 - Advanced Post-Production
    CP 470B 101 - Alternative Narrative Production
    CP 407B 102 - Exercises for Editors
    CP 460 201 - Latin American Cinema


    Graduate Teaching Assistant, SIUC, August 2009 – August 2012

    RT365 – Producing for Television
  • Help professor to prepare and teach labs and lectures
  • Teach students how to use a Sony A1U camera for interviews and documentaries
  • Teach students studio operations (cameras, master control room, switcher, teleprompter, audio board, etc.)

  • RT360 – Electronic Media Performance
  • Video record and edit class work

  • RT300 – Intro to Media Production
  • Teach all labs, which included:
  • How to use a Sony 250 video camera
  • Making of creative pieces for television
  • Studio operations (cameras, master control room, computer switcher, audio board)
  • How to use Final Cut Pro (FCP)
  • How to record audio with a Marantz recorder and editing audio in FCP
  • Making of creative audio pieces
  • Three-point-lighting workshop
  • Lead critiques
  • Teach a few lectures, which included:
  • Sound and microphones
  • How to write scripts and treatments for TV and how to pitch ideas
  • Modes of electronic video production
  • Types of TV and video production
  • Studio roles and responsibilities
  • Grading

  • Girls Make Movies Summer Camp
  • Teach high school girls how to use video cameras, capture and edit in Final Cut Pro
  • Teach basic use of Photoshop and Illustrator

  • English Teacher, Inter Americano, Centro Cultural Brasil – Estados Unidos de Curitiba, 2007 – 2009, Curitiba, Brazil

  • Teach English as a Second Language for all levels and ages

  • Coordinator, CNA – Cultural Norte Americano, 2005 – 2007, Curitiba, Brazil

  • Hire new teachers
  • Student placement
  • Organize extra activities
  • Make the teaching calendar
  • Course distribution
  • Organize and lead meeting with teachers
  • Check the group registers weekly
  • Set dates for make-up tests
  • Supervise classes
  • Talk to students and parents
  • Prepare and lead teacher trainings

  • English Teacher, CNA – Cultural Norte Americano, 2002 – 2007, Curitiba, Brazil

  • Teach English as a Second Language for all levels and ages


    Producer, Director, Writer, Editor, 2010 – 2013

    Film and Video Production, 2008 – 2013

    Multi-Camera Operator. Du Quoin State Fairgrounds Christian Concert featuring David Crowder Band, Movie Camera Militia, July 2012.

    Assistant Director. Life of a Saleswoman, Nicholas Brightwell, 2012. Produced by the Movie Camera Militia for the Saint Louis 48-Hour Film Festival, June 2012.

    Production Assistant. My Morning Jacket Unstaged, Todd Haynes, 2011. Live concert shoot from the Palace Theater, Louisville, KY. Produced by Killer Films.

    Camera Operator, Editor. YPP SIU Summer Institute, 2010. Short documentary. Summer Internship at the Center for Teaching Excellence-SIUC.

    Multi-Camera Operator, Editor. Inspiring Women Gala, SIU, 2009 and 2010.

    Assistant Director. Pigeon Hills, Deron Williams, 2010. Short narrative 16mm film.

    Casting Director, Production Assistant, Camera Operator. A Redenção da Bicicleta (The Redemption of the Bicycle), 2008. Short narrative video.

    Pre-Screening Commission Member, 2010 – 2011

    Select the films that participate of the Big Muddy Film Festival


  • PC and Mac

  • Microsoft Office; Final Cut Pro 7 and 10; Pro Tools; Photoshop; Illustrator; After Effects; AVID

  • Video Cameras (SD and HD); DSLR Cameras; TV Studio (Floor and Master Control Room Operations); Microphones; Audio Recorders (Tascam, Marantz); DV capturing decks; Multi-camera recording and multi-clip editing


  • Portuguese (native)

  • English (fluent)

  • Spanish (conversational)

  • Italian (basic)

  • German (basic)