PROJECTS IN DEVELOPMENT


2018
THE LAST BATH feature film by David Bonneville
(co-written with Diego Rocha)
· Co-production: CRIM Productions (PT) / Bocalupo Films (FR)
· Support: ICA First Feature Fund / CNC-ICA co-production fund / RTP
· Status:_in pre-production

HUMAN SKIN feature film/ TV series by David Bonneville
-Qualis production scheme shortlist

THE NIGHT OF SAINT JOHN'S FESTIVAL by David Bonneville


EDUCATION


2008/09
SCHOLARSHIP FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE
MA SCREENWRITING & PRODUCING

University of Westminster, School of Media, Arts and Design. London
 
2007
FILM DIRECTING DIPLOMA
DFFB German Film and Television Academy Berlin
Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Lisbon

2001/02
EU SOCRATES SCHOLARSHIP
FILM & TV STUDIES

University of Pompeu Fabra, Faculty of Communication. Barcelona

1997/02
BA SOUND & IMAGE, major in TELEVISION
Catholic University of Portugal, School of Arts. Porto

1997
Certificate of Proficiency in English
University of Cambridge



TALENT SCHEMES


CORK Film Festival - Talent Development Campus* 2015
BFI LONDON Film Festival - Think-Shoot-Distribute 2013
LOCARNO Film Festival - Filmmaker's Academy 2013
BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL - Berlinale Talents 2008

*with support from Creative Skillset’s Film Skills Fund

LANGUAGES


English / Portuguese (Fluent - born Portuguese; English educated),
Spanish (Fluent), French (conversational), Italian / Catalan (basic)

FILMOGRAPHY



2017
KARMA
- director, writer
(1', DSLR)
Prod/Commission: Brno16 / LEMMA: Laboratory of Electronics and Multimedia Applications
58th BRNO16 INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (CZ)



2015
FAREWELL - director, writer
(1', DSLR)
Prod/Commission: Remake Film Festival
1st REMAKE FILM FESTIVAL (UK)



2013
CIGANO (Gypsy) - director, writer, editor
(18'20",Red One MX)
Prod: David & Golias
Funding: Ministry of Culture / ICA Film Institute | RTP public TV broadcaster (PT)

AWARDS and MENTIONS

2016
THE CAMBRIDGE STRAWBERRY FILM FESTIVAL [UK, 2016]
Cambridge Cinema Shorts Official Commendation

TWELVE MONTHS FILM FESTIVAL [Cluj/Romania, 2016]
Winner: Director of the Month - David Bonneville


2015
II ANNUAL AWARDS SHORTCUTZ VISEU [Portugal, 2015]
Best Director Award - David Bonneville
Best Actor Award - Tiago Aldeia

38th ELCHE INT. FESTIVAL OF INDEPENDENT FILM
[Valencia/Spain, 2015]
Elche City Award for Best Short Film

9th MEXICAN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL [Mexico, 2015]
Golden Palm Award for Best Short Film

SHORTCUTZ XPRESS FARO [Algarve/Portugal, 2015]
Best Short Award March, Jury and Audience Awards

CINEUPHORIA AWARDS [Portugal, 2015]
Top Shorts of the Year Award - Cigano by David Bonneville
Best Cinematography Award - Vasco Viana
Best Actor in a Short Film Award - Tiago Aldeia

SHORTCUTZ LISBOA [Lisbon/Portugal, 2015]
Best Short Film Award February competition

PORTO SHORTCUTZ [Oporto/Portugal, 2015]
Best Short Film Award January competition


2014
15th İZMIR INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL [Ismir/Turkey, 2014]
Golden Cat Award for Best 3 International Fiction

4th FARCUME ・ FARO INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL [Algarve/Portugal, 2014]
Medal for Best Fiction Film

18th LISBOA INT. FESTIVAL OF QUEER FILM [Lisbon/Portugal, 2014]
Best Short Film Audience Award

TORONTO WILDSOUND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL [Toronto/Canada, 2014]
Best Global Performance Award for Tiago Aldeia and Jaime Freitas
Best Cinematography Award for DOP Vasco Viana

20th CAMINHOS DO CINEMA PORTUGUÊS [Coimbra/Portugal, 2014]
Best Supporting Actor Award for Jaime Freitas

SHORTS ON TAP [London/UK, 2014]
Best Short Film
Top 7 Shorts of 2014

SXV SHORTCUTZ XPRESS VISEU, [Viseu/Portugal, 2014]
Best Film Award September competition
Winner of the Fortnight

42nd FESTIVAL DER NATIONEN [Lenzing/Austria, 2014]
Lenzing Award in Silver


2013
CANNES COURT METRAGE, ShortFilmCorner [France, 2013]
_Coup de Coeur

FESTIVALS

INDIE PASION IBERO-AMERICAN Independent Film Festival, USA
FICA, FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINEMA de ARTE, PT
PORTUGUESE CINEMATHEQUE - FILM MUSEUM
-"New Visions" programmme
NEWFILMMAKERS New York, USA
CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF PORTUGAL
-Research Centre in Science and Technology of the Arts (CITAR)
INSTITUTO POLITÉCNICO DO PORTO.
-MA Audiovisual Communication (ESMAD)
VILA REAL Capital of Culture in Atlantic Axis, PT
BROOKLYN Cinema Club, NY/USA
SELAR CINEMATHEQUE, UK
THE FILM BUNCH/THE ROXY SCREEN, UK
NEUROPA ROAD MAP programme, UK
STRAWBERRY SHORTS, Cambridge, UK
LEIRIA Film Festival, Portugal
FIBABC Festival Iberoamericano de Cortometrajes, Spain
BRNO16 Film Festival, Czech Republic
ArtRio Rio International Contemporary Art Fair, Brazil
INDIAN Cine Film Festival, Mumbai/India
BERLIN Shortcutz Especial, Germany
TRISTE MAREMETRAGGIO International Short Film Festival, Italy
ISCHIA International Film Festival, Gulf of Naples/Italy
DURBAN Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, South Africa
CABO VERDE Festival de Cinema LGBT, Africa
RIO Festival Gay de Cinema, Rio de Janeiro/Brazi
ZURICH PinkApple Film Festival, Switzerland (one of the 6 nominees)
SANTANDER PIELAGOS EN CORTO Film Festival, Spain
FESTIVAL LUSO-BRASILEIRO FARCUME, Paraíba/Brazil
SHORT FILM NIGHT at The Joiners Arms, UK
FESTin-Festival de Cinema da Língua Portuguesa, Portugal
BYRON BAY International Film Festival, Australia
CBA Cinema Bloggers Awards (one of the 5 nominees)
GARDEN STATE Film Festival, New Jersey/USA
AMSTERDAM ROZE FILMDAGEN, Holland
ISTAMBUL MODERN CINEMA - Best Of Ankara PinkLife, Turkey
CINEMATHEQUE TORRES NOVAS - Best Of Caminhos Festival, Portugal
SHANGHAI LONG WEEK OF SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, China
LONDON Short Film Festival Special screening, UK
SXSW SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST FILM FESTIVAL [Texas/USA, 2014]
-Grand Jury Award Nominee
GUADALAJARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL [Mexico, 2014]
-Ibero American Shorts nominee
ANKARA PinkLife Film Festival, Special screening, Turkey
TURKISH RED CROSS - Portuguese night, Izmir
THE SHORTEST DAY, Porto/Portugal
A PORTUGUESE LOVE AFFAIR [London/England, 2014]
-David Bonneville Retrospective
SAN FRANCISCO, New York Portuguese Short Film Festival, USA
MASSACHUSSETTS, New York Portuguese Short Film Festival, USA
SÃO PAULO, New York Portuguese Short Film Festival, Brazil
LUANDA, New York Portuguese Short Film Festival, Luanda
POZNAN, New York Portuguese Short Film Festival, Poland
WARSAW, NY Portuguese Short Film Festival, Poland
KRAKOW, New York Portuguese Short Film Festival, Poland
JOHANNESBURG, NY Portuguese Short Film Festival, South Africa
SYDNEY, New York Portuguese Short Film Festival, Australia
LONDON, New York Portuguese Short Film Festival, England
20th LEUVEN Short Film Festival, Focus on Portugal Special Screening
MIX BRAZIL International Film Festival, São Paulo
ASFF AESTHETICA Short Film Festival, York/UK
FRINGE Film Festival, London/UK
CINEDAYS Festival of European Film, Macedonia
BRATISLAVA International Film Festival, Slovakia
KONSTANZER Kurz Film Spiele, Germany
MADRID Festival Cinematográfico Internacional el Ojo Cojo, Spain
BARCELONA Festival Cinematográfico Internacional el Ojo Cojo, Spain
CINEUPHORIA AWARDS 2015, Portugal
IRIS PRIZE AWARDS, Cardiff/Wales
TOFIFEST International Film Festival, Poland
FESANCOR CHILE Short Film Festival of Santiago
TANGER International Film Festival, Morrocco
TIMISHORTS Film Festival, Romania
SEATTLE Latino Film Festival, USA
BUDAPEST International Short Film Festival, Hungary
THE PORTOBELLO Film Festival, UK
AVVANTURA Film Festival Zadar, Crotaia
AYVALıK International Film Festival, Turkey
OPUZEN Film Festival, Croatia
ROTTERDAM Film in de Buurt, Holland
WEITERSTADT Open-Air Filmfest, Germany
RHODE ISLAND International Film Festival, USA
ATHENS Psarokokalo Film Festival, Greece
INDPANDA International Film Festival, Hong Kong/China
KINEMASTIK International Short Film festival, Malta
ARKADIA SHORT FEST, Romania
CINEMA CITY International Film Festival, Serbia
PORTO7 International Short Film Festival, Portugal
PALM SPRINGS INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF SHORT FILMS, USA
MUNICH International Short Film Festival, Germany
CINEMAJAM, invited film & director for Q&A, London/UK
MANCHESTER International Film Festival, UK
NEW YORK PORTUGUESE Short Film Fest, Tribeca-Lisbon, US/PT
CINERAMA.BC International Film Festival, Santa Catarina/Brazil
LARISSA Mediterranean Festival of New Film-makers, Greece
SARASOTA Film Festival, Florida/USA
TAMPERE Film Festival, Finland
LONDON Shorts Film Festival, England
LEUVEN International Short Film Festival, Belgium
ISTAMBUL International Short Film Festival, Turkey
BREST European Film Festival, France
HAMPTONS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL [New York/USA, 2013]
-1 of the 5 Golden Starfish Award nominees
CORK Film Festival, Ireland
CINEMED MONTPELLIER Mediterranean Film Festival, France
PALESTINIAN International Young Filmmakers Festival, Palestine
ADANA GOLDEN BOLL Film Festival, Turkey
BRISTOL ENCOUNTERS International Film Festival, England
KOLKATA Shorts International Film Festival, India
Premieres
LOCARNO FILM FESTIVAL, Switzerland
VILA DO CONDE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Portugal

Markets
Market DRAMA FF, Greece
Market CLERMONT-FERRAND FF, France
Market AIX EN PROVENCE FF, France
Market BERLINALE EFM, Germany

Distribution
FILMDOO, Worldwide
INDIEFLIX* Worldwide
*"Trending Now" Top Viewings & Top Ratings 2015

TV Broadcast
TV CULTURA, Brazil
EUROCHANNEL TV, Europe, Africa and America
OUTTV, Canada, Germany, Sweden, The Netherlands,
Baltic States, Luxembourg, Poland and Belgium




2010
SIR KEN ADAM’S BERLINALE BIRTHDAY STATEMENT - director
(5',HD)
Prod/Commission: Berlinale Internationale Filmfestspiele GmbH (DE)




2009
EDEN - director, writer, producer (1',HDV)
Commission: The One Minutes Foundation Amsterdam (NL)

AWARD

RENDERYARD ONE MINUTE CHALLENGE [UK, 2009]
Winner of the Audience Award

FESTIVALS

PORTUGUESE CINEMATHEQUE - FILM MUSEUM [Lisbon, 2017]
-"New Visions" programmme
A PORTUGUESE LOVE AFFAIR [London/UK, 2014]
-David Bonneville Retrospective
IDEM CORDOBA International Film Festival [Spain, 2010]
-David Bonneville Showcase
TORONTO Worldwide Short Film Festival, Canada
AMSTERDAM The One Minutes Awards Film Festival, Netherlands
SHORTCUTZ Film Festival, Lisbon
PRIMEIRAS Film Festival & Video Art, Lisbon
CITY One Minutes Lisbon Film Festival, preselected: World Expo Shanghai
LISBON 8th Long Night of Short Films Festival, Portugal
IDEM CORDOBA International Film Festival, Spain
PORTO7 - Oporto International Short Film Festival
LONDON VHS Projector Nights Film Festival, UK
SLOVAKIA Advertising Life 2010: 20 years of freedom!?
FUSO Anual de Video Arte Internacional de Lisboa 2010

Distribution
Renderyard Film Agency



2009
L’ARC-EN-CIEL (Arch In The Sky) -
director, writer, co-producer (20’,HD)
Prod: David & Golias
Funding: Gulbenkian Foundation / RTP2 public TV broadcaster (PT)

AWARDS and MENTIONS

38º FESTIVAL der NATIONEN [Ebensee/Áustria, 2010]
Jury Honourable Mention

MOSTRALÍNGUA · PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE INT. FILM FESTIVAL [Coimbra, 2009]
Best Actress Award for Sofia Ferrão

FESTIVALS

CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF PORTUGAL [2016]
-Research Centre in Science and Technology of the Arts (CITAR)
ESMAD SUPERIOR SCHOOL OF MEDIA, ARTS & DESIGN. IPP. [2016]
-MA Audiovisual Communication
A PORTUGUESE LOVE AFFAIR [London/UK, 2014]
-David Bonneville Retrospective
QUESTEUROPE International Authors Film Festival [Poland, 2011]
-David Bonneville Showcase
12th SELFF · SEOUL INT. FILM FESTIVAL [South Korea, 2010]
-David Bonneville Shorts Retrospective
PORTOBELLO London Film Festival UK
AZORES Film Festival, Portugal
IDEM CORDOBA International Film Festival [Spain, 2010]
Festival de Curtas-metragens em Flagrante, itinerant/Portugal
CINECLUBE DE VISEU, Portugal
HONG KONG InDPanda International Film Festival, China
PRIMEIRAS Film Festival, Lisbon
FANTASPORTO International Fantastic Film Festival, Portugal
QUITO International Erotic Film Festival, Ecuador
MILAN ICF International Film Festival, Italy
BILBAO International Film Festival Zinegoak, Spain
BUDAPEST International Short Film Festival, Hungary
LISBON Internacional Queer Fim Festival
PORTO7 - Oporto International Short Film Festival
LA PAZ International Film Festival, Bolivia
LONDON Network Film Festival, England
MONTEVIDEO Ibero-American conferences 2010, Uruguay
BFI LONDON LG Film Festival, Digital Technology Long & Short of It
SOHO Picture House - invited film and director, UK
CLERMONT-FERRAND Film Festival Market, France
MOSTRA 09- ESTGM / Mirandela Town Council - invited film
HARDCLUB SHORTCUTZ PORTO - invited film, Portugal
SHORTCUTZ LISBOA - invited film, Portugal

Distribution
Bosque Secreto, Portugal
ArtCinema, St. Petersberg/Russia

TV Broadcast
RTP2 Public TV broadcaster, Portugal
MVM Channel, Zon \ Cabovisão, Portugal
PORTO TV Channel, Portugal
OUTTV, Canada, Germany, Sweden, The Netherlands,
Baltic States, Luxembourg, Poland and Belgium



									
2008
HEIKO - director, writer, production designer, editor
(13’,Sp8mm & 16mm)
Prod/Funding: Berlin Film Academy DFFB/Gulbenkian Foundation (PT)

AWARDS and MENTIONS

10th IRIS PRIZE COUNTDOWN [Wales/UK, 2016]
Best Iris Short 2009 (Festival Director's Choice)

24th MIX:COPENHAGEN INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL [2009]
Best Short Film Award

SLAMDANCE FILM FESTIVAL [Park City, Utah/USA, 2008]
10th Anniversary Special Mention

FESTIVALS

A PORTUGUESE LOVE AFFAIR [London/England, 2014]
-David Bonneville Retrospective
12th SELFF · SEOUL INT. FILM FESTIVAL [South Korea, 2010]
-David Bonneville Retrospective
TORONTO Insideout International Film Festival, Canada
TIFF TRANSYLVANIA International Film Festival, Cluj/Romania
RUSHES SOHO International Film Festival, London
NEW YORK ROCHESTER ImageOut Film Festival, USA
PARIS Chéries-Chéris International Film Festival, France
QUESTEUROPE International Authors Film Festival, Poland
-David Bonneville Showcase
MONTPELLIER Amadis Festival du Film, France
INDIELISBOA Lisbon International Independent Film Festival, Portugal
MIX BRAZIL Film Festival, São Paulo/Brazil
INDPANDA International Short Film Festival, Hong Kong/China
ST. PETERSBURG Festival of Debut and Student Films BEGINNING, Russia
PHILADELPHIA International GL Film Festival, USA
SEATTLE Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, USA
MELBOURNE International Queer Film Festival, Australia
TURIN International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
MIX MILANO Film Festival, Italy
THESSALONIKI International Cultural Panorama Film Festival, Greece
HANOVER Perlen-Filmfest, Germany
MANCHESTER European KinoFilm Festival, UK
LONDON's East End Film Festival, England
CARDIFF’s Iris Prize Festival, Wales
DUBLIN’s Gaze Film Festival, Ireland
Festival del Sol, Canary Islands, Spain
Festival del Mar, Ibiza e Majorca, Spain
TEL AVIV TLVFEST International Film Festival, Israel
BARCELONA International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (with the support from Instituto Camões)
HELSINKI Vinokino Film Festival, Finland
HUMANITY EXPLORED Film Festival, USA
AMSTERDAM Roze Film Festival, Holland
BILBAO International Film Festival Zinegoak, Spain
THAI Short Film & Video Festival
IDEM CORDOBA International Film Festival, Spain
LISBON International Queer Film Festival, Portugal
BRISBANE Queer Film Festival, Australia
ATHENS Outview Film Festival, Greece
CZECH Mezipatra Film Festival, Czech Republic
KRAKOW AMDL International Film Festival, Poland
CHILE’s Cine 2.0 Film Festival
MOSTRA Curtas e Vídeo Experimental de Setúbal, Portugal
COLOMBIAN Tour Ciclo Rosa: Bogota, Medellín, Barranquilha and Cali
LLAMALE H Film Festival, Uruguay
KOTA 2023 Festival of Short Minimalist Films, Macedónia
FRINGE Film Festival, UK
ZOOM ZBIZENIA International Film Festival, Poland
BRUSSELS Pink Screens Alternative Film Festival, Belgium
HOLEBIKORT Film Festival, Belgium
EARLY MELONS International Student Film Festival, Slovakia
FILMUL de PIATRA - special section Umbre, Romania
IMAGO Festival Internacional de Cinema Jovem, Portugal
AUSTIN International GL Film Festival, Texas, USA
Festival de la Luna, Valencia/Spain
BELGRADE Merlinka Film Festival, Serbia
BRATISLAVA Filmovy festival Inakosti, Slovákia
INDONESIA’s Q! Film Festival
EL LUGAR SIN LIMITES Festival de Cine LGBT, Ecuador
MUMBAI Kashish International Film Festival, India
SPEECH MOTION Film and Poetry Festival, London
CAPE VERDE – Selected for the 150th anniversary celebration festival of Praia, Santiago Island
MOSTRA 08 - Technology and Management School of Mirandela / Mirandela Town Council - invited film
BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL - Berlinale Talents
UPF - POMPEU FABRA UNIVERSITY - 'New Expressions in Portuguese Film', Masters in Communication Design & Art Direction, Barcelona

Cinema Screenings
CINE-EAST programme, London/UK
KINOGRUPPE ROLLENWECHSEL CINEMA, Oldenberg/Germany
DANISH CINEMATEQUE/Kulturopa, Portuguese Film Week in Copenhagen
MONTEVIDEO CINEMATEQUE, selection for the Gulbenkian Foundation Film week. Uruguay
NIMAS CINEMA: selected by Lisbon's Town Council
CINECLUBE ELECTRA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
CINECLUBE DO PORTO, Portugal

TV Broadcast
RTP2 National TV, Cinemax programme, Portugal
GLOBO Futura Channel, Brazil
MVM Channel, Zon \ Cabovisão, Portugal
QTV Channel, MEO, Portugal
OUTTV, Canada, Germany, Sweden, The Netherlands,
Baltic States, Luxembourg, Poland and Belgium

Distribution
Acquisition in Germany, Austria and Switzerland by Salzgeber & Co. Medien GmbH
Distribution in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta and Gibrltar by Peccadillo Pictures
Distribution worldwide (other than United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta and Gibrltar) by IndieFlix



2007
PHOTOMOTION - director, writer, camera, editor
(1',HDV)
Prod/Funding: Gulbenkian Foundation
Commission: The One Minutes Foundation Amsterdam (NL)

FESTIVALS

A PORTUGUESE LOVE AFFAIR [London/England, 2014]
-David Bonneville Retrospective
12th SELFF · SEOUL INT. FILM FESTIVAL [South Korea, 2010]
-David Bonneville Shorts Retrospective
CFC WORLDWIDE Film Festival, Toronto
-BabelgumTV Launch
LONDON In-Cahoots Indie Film Event, UK
IDEM CÓRDOBA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
-David Bonneville Showcase
NEW YORK Zero Film Festival, USA
LOS ANGELES Zero Film Festival, USA
RIO de JANEIRO The One Minutes Film Festival
SÃO PAULO The One Minutes Film Festival, Brazil
GHENT One Minutes Open Festival, Belgium
ENCONTROS de Viana VIII Film and Video Festival, Portugal
CINECLUBE DE VISEU, Portugal
RENDERYARD One Minute Challenge
BRASÍLIA Festival do Minuto, Brasil
CURITIBA estival do Minuto, Brasil
Advertising Life 2010: 20 years of freedom!? - Slovakia

Distribution
Renderyard Film Agency



				
2007
THE BALCONY - director, cinematographer
(7’,DVCAM) based on the poetic prose by Filipa Leal
Funding: Foundation for the Sciences & Development
Commission: Porto City Council Theatre Campo Alegre (PT)

Exclusively produced for the monthly ‘Quintas de Leitura’ Poetry Venue at Porto City Council Theatre Campo Alegre
Exhibited as video installation at the Japan Pecha Kucha Night Porto, Casa do Conto Guest House



2005
MAQUETTE - director, writer, co-producer
(5’33”,miniDV)
Prod: Katada Films (ES)

AWARD
			 			
BARCELONA QUICKFLICKWORLD FILM FESTIVAL, Spain
Jury Award for Best Short Film

FESTIVALS

PORTUGUESE CINEMATHEQUE - FILM MUSEUM [Lisbon, 2017]
-"New Visions" programmme
A PORTUGUESE LOVE AFFAIR [London/England, 2014]
-David Bonneville Retrospective
BERLIN QFW Film Festival Jury selection showcase, Germany
LONDON QFW Film Festival Jury selection showcase, UK
SÃO PAULO QFW Film Festival Jury selection showcase, Brazil
GALGB Contemporary Art Gallery - video installation - Porto and Lisbon
L'ALTERNATIVA - Barcelona Independent Film Festival, Spain
CLERMONT-FERRAND Short Film Festival Market, France



    
2004
LE DÉJEUNER RÉPÉTER - director, writer, camera
(2’30”,DVCAM)
Funding: Moebius TV
Commission: B.TV (ES)


TV Broadcast
Exclusively produced for and aired on the BoingBoingBuddha TV programme nº136 - B.TV (Barcelona TV channel)





JURY MEMBER



2015 and 2016
Jury in End of Year Auditions
SCHOOL of FILM ACTING, London/UK

2016
Jury Member
57th BRNO16 International Film Festival, Czech Republic

2014
Jury Member
SHORTSONTAP Film Festival, London/UK

2011
Jury Member (National and International)
QUESTEUROPE AUTEUR Film Festival, Poland




TEACHER / LECTURER / COACH



Since 2013
Workshop deviser and leader
THE ACTORS CENTRE, London/UK

Testimonials

"very well designed and a great approach to screen acting" Zee Filho, 2017

"encouraged me to keep going, keep growing and be more fearless"
Lesley Curtis-Brown, 2016

"calm, intensive, supremely effective.
A great day of preparation and shooting with David Bonneville"

Ed Zephyr, 2017

"a real journey of progress" Vicky Winning, 2016

"(...) the technical aspects of film joined with your knowledge and passion in your holistic approach was both insightful and inspiring"
Rachel Nussbaum, 2013

"what a great class" Peter Revel-Walsh, 2015

"big thanks to DB for a fascinating day" Sophie Steel, 2015

"terrific 3 day workshop with David Bonneville" Gerard Cooke, 2013



*

2017
Instant Movie Maker Workshop creator and leader
BRNO16/ LEMMA LABORATORY, MASARYK UNIVERSITY.
Czech Republic

Testimonials

"Great, experienced and friendly tutor."
Alex Dekan. 2017

"It was brilliant!
I'll never forget this beautiful workshop.
Thank you for your time, passion, advice and enthusiasm
"
Veronika Planerova, 2017

"It was great!"
Ata Cerná, 2017

"The tutor was chilled and his advice was on point.
I hope this will continue also next year"

Roman Oravec, 2017

"What I most liked was the energy and inspiration for work"
Petr Žemla, 2017

"It was interesting to find that we learned more in 4 mornings
at the workshop that in one month at University!!"

Alex Dekan and Roman Oravec, 2017



*

Since 2015
Mentor to Graduate and Undergratuate Film students
UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER, UK

"Having you as my mentor has been the most rewarding part of my university experience"
Harry Kelf, 2017 (Film studies BA student)


Since 2016
-Examinations Officer
-Cover Teacher (Drama, Media, Design, Music, Eng, Fr, Spa, etc.)
SPECIALIST ARTS COLLEGES + SECONDARY EDUCATION, London/UK

2016
Guest Lecturer> Artist Talk
CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF PORTUGAL. UCP, Porto

2016
Guest Lecturer
SUPERIOR SCHOOL OF MEDIA, ARTS & DESIGN. ESMAD
POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE of PORTO. IPP, Porto

2016
Voice Recording Coach to Conrado Faria
MULTIVOICE LIMITED, London

2016
Drama workshop deviser and leader
(infant, junior and senior school age groups)
THE DISRAELI SCHOOL, Buckinghamshire/UK

2015
Workshop deviser and leader
Character construction for the Screen
CINEMALOGIA, Portugal

2013
Guest speaker at the Directors Panel: Tips on communicating and
sustaining a consistent creative vision across large-scale, serial productions
--Industry Focus Seminars
LONDON BROADCAST VIDEO EXPO

2010
Guest speaker at the MA Screenwriting
UNIVERSITY OF WESTMINSTER, UK

2010
"Assembly with the Prime Minister - 100 Days of the Portuguese Government': Selected to be the FILM representative amongst the other 9 Arts & Culture constituents

2010
Lecturer
-On the way to the perfect shot: the synergies in film directing
-From Script to Screen - the role of marketing in every step of creation
-Film Theory in Practice
--FILM FESTIVAL OF ANDALUSIA
UNIVERSITY FILM CONFERENCES, Spain

2009
Lecturer
Filmmaking Masterclass
--AV AND MEDIA UNDERGRADUATES
UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES, Portugal

2007
Lecturer
The director's role in the complex chain of production
--AV AND MEDIA UNDERGRADUATES
UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES, Portugal

2002
Coach to actress Christine Chansou for feature film project
GÉMINI FILMS (FR)





OFFICE-BASED PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT EDITING



Since 2015
Development editing. Digital Content editor. Script Supervisor. Quality control.
PEARSON (UK)

2013/15
Digital Production Assistant and Quality Control
UNIFIED (UK)

2014
Development editor and Continuity of TV Scripts for fiction serial Rebeldes
REDE RECORD (BR) / SELECTAVISIÓN (ES)

2012
Industry Office and Events Co-ordinator assistant at the BFI London Film Festival
BFI BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE (UK)

2012
International TV fiction and documentaries sales assistant at eOne
eOne ENTERTAINMENT ONE (UK)

2012
Production assistant at the BFI LLGFF
BFI BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE (UK)

2011
Digital production assistant and Development editing at the BBC
BBC (UK)

2010/2011
Production assistant and AD for the Anhanguera BBC series at
BBC / GENIUM CREATIVE (UK)

2009
Casting assistant for Brand vision Unilever advert at
EVIDENTLY (UK)

2009
Marketing and Business Affairs assistant for the Cannes Film Festival at
HANWAY FILMS (UK)

2005/07
Product Co-ordinator/Product Manager and Quality Control of features and serials for DVD/TV distribution in the Spanish and Portuguese markets at SelectaVisión/
NBC_UNIVERSAL PICTURES (ES/PT)




ON SET :

ASSISTANT


2016
Assistant in Screenland (documentary)
RED_BULL_TV / SCHOOL of HUMANS (USA)

2015
Assistant in Genius’ (opening credits) a Stephen Hawking’s programme
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC / PBS (USA) / CHANNEL4 (UK)

2010/2011
AD and PA for the Anhanguera BBC series at
BBC / GENIUM CREATIVE (UK)

2008
Location manager assistant in Lost Persons Area by Caroline Strubbe
(UK correspondent)
ARTEMIS PRODUCTIONS / ZDF / ARTE / DIE PRODUCTIE (NL)
--CANNES Film Festival SACD Award Winner--

2007
1st AD in Pizza Boy by Gonçalo Português (7',16mm)
GULBENKIAN FOUNDATION (PT)

2007
1st AD in Wrap-A-Round by Eduardo Abrantes (6',16mm)
GULBENKIAN FOUNDATION (PT)

2004
Art department daily in Fragile by Jaume Balagueró (93’,35mm)
FILMAX (ES)
--Winner GOYA Best Special Effects and BARCELONA Film Awards Best Editing + Cinematography--
      
2004
Art department assistant in H2Ombre by Augusto de Fraga (15’,16mm)
RCR FILMS (ES)

2004
1st AD in McDonald’s Mediterranean salad advert directed by Augusto de Fraga
RCR FILMS (ES)

2004
2nd ADt in McDonald’s McSalad Plus advert directed by Daniel Benmayor
RCR FILMS (ES)

2004
2nd AD in Ponto Verde - Eco Spot advert directed by Daniel Benmayor
RCR FILMS (ES)

2004
2nd AD in XTVL Xarxa Televisions Locals advert (8’,HDCAM) by Hug Codinach
EL TERRAT (ES)

2004
PA in Pastillas de Freno music clip by Estopa directed by Núria Monferrer
EL TERRAT (ES)

2004
Script supervisor in MACBA’s 10th anniversary advert (2’,16mm) directed by Andres Duque
PIRÁMIDE (ES)

2003
1st AD in I’m Never Where You Think I Am (20’,35mm) by Jorge Cramez
AR de FILMES (PT)

2003
3rd AD in Lagardère (period TVmovie,16mm) by Henri Helman
TELFRANCE / CANAL+ (FR) / ANIMATÓGRAFO II (PT)

2002
PA to Cannes Palme d’Or winner Manoel de Oliveira
and
Assistant to Actors:
Catherine DENEUVE,
John MALKOVICH,
Irene PAPAS,
Stefania SANDRELLI,
Leonor SILVEIRA
in A Talking Picture (96’,35mm)
GEMINI Films (FR) / MADRAGOA FILMES (PT)
--VENICE Film Festival SIGNIS Award Winner--
                  		
2002
Production assistant in Just By Chance by Rita Nunes
CLAP FILMES / RTP (PT)
--Winner “TV Prix Europa Special” at the 17th PRIX EUROPA BERLIN--

2001
Casting assistant in A Film Without a Story (29’,B-camSP) by Pedro Cruz
EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF CULTURE PORTO2001 (PT)
--Winner of "Best Short Film" at Odisseia das Imagens Festival--

2000
1st assistant to video artist Douglas Gordon in Feature Film (video installation)
MACS (PT) / ARTANGEL (UK)



ON SET :

SMALL PARTICIPATIONS / CAMEOS


2017
Lawyer (character) - series
BBC DRAMA

2017
.Double - feature film
STUDIOCANAL

2016
.Stand-in - Alien
20th CENTURY FOX

2016
SOE Officer (character) - Allied
PARAMOUNT PICTURES

2012
Myself - Anhanguera series
BBC WORLDWIDE



TRANSLATION and JOURNALISM



2014
Translator of Director's Notes & Technical and Creative Supporting Statements for Pedro Serrazina's "Her House"
TERRATREME (PT)

2014
Translator of feature film subtitles & legal documents
INDEPENDENT ENTITIES (BR/UK)

2013
Translator of film script "September" by Leonor Noivo
Translated English version was selected to represent Portugal at the EuroConnection Forum 2014
@ CLERMONT-FERRAND Film Market, France
TERRATREME (PT)

2013
Translator of Brazilian production "Carrossel" from Portuguese into English and Spanish
UNIVERSAL PICTURES (ES)

2010
Translator and subtitling of feature films (English / Spanish / French / Catalan / Portuguese)
TAKEMAKER (ES)

2010
Interpreter
BVE (UK)

2010
Collaborator in on-line film magazine focusing on screenwriting and auteur film topics
DRAMA (UK correspondent)

2008
Cameraman (UK correspondant) of news and reports for
S.I.C. TV channel (PT/UK)

2006
Interviewer - director Manoel Oliveira and actor Ricardo Trêpa on the Spanish première of Magic Mirror
MICEC II (ES)

2004
ENG - Scriptwriter, interviewer and presenter of Infos Idiomes B.TV
BARCELONA TELEVISION (ES)

2004
Interviewer - Manoel de Oliveira in the context of Douro, Faina Fluvial's screening at the Portuguese Arts Festival in Barcelona
BARCELONA TELEVISION (ES)

2004
Translator, writer, proof-reader
IDEAR · CREATIVOS DE LA COMUNICACIÓN (ES)

2002/03
Film critic and Interviewer - Manoel de Oliveira and Leonor Baldaque - for bilingual arts magazine
LATITUDES CAHIERS LUSOPHONES (FR)
 	
1999/04
Film critic for digital cinema magazine
C de CRITICA (PT/ ES/ FR)
		




PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS


Member of Directors UK
Member of the Freud Museum
Mentor at the University of Westminster







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