Daniel Nolasco is a Brazilian film director and producer whose works have been exhibited in some of the world's most renowned film festivals. He was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1978 and his passion for film began early in life.
He studied film at the Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado and then went on to pursue a degree in film production from the University of São Paulo. After university, he moved to Los Angeles and began working as a freelance director and producer.
His first feature film, “O Silêncio de Deus” (The Silence of God), was released in 2008 and received several awards, including the Best Latin American Film award at the Sao Paulo International Film Festival. Since then, his works have been featured in some of the world’s most prestigious film festivals, including the Cannes Film Festival, the Toronto International Film Festival, and the Berlin International Film Festival.
Nolasco’s most recent work, “Vidas Privadas” (Private Lives), was released in 2018 and won the Best Latin American Film award at the San Sebastian International Film Festival. The film follows two young women who are living in a poor neighborhood in São Paulo and their struggles with poverty, violence, and the lack of opportunities. It was praised for its depiction of the city and its inhabitants.
In addition to his film work, Nolasco has also directed a number of television series, including the crime drama “Tudo ou Nada” (Everything or Nothing) and the miniseries “O Tempo Não Para” (Time Stops). He also wrote and directed the feature film “A Mulher do Pai” (The Woman of the Father), which was released in 2019 and won several awards.
Nolasco is a passionate filmmaker whose works explore the complexities of life in Brazil and the Latin American region. He is known for his strong visual style and his ability to tell stories that have a real impact on audiences. He continues to be an important figure in the Brazilian and Latin American film industry.