Gustavo Vinagre

Gustavo Vinagre

Actor, Director, Writer


Gustavo Vinagre is a prolific Brazilian director, screenwriter, and producer known for his works in television and feature films. He has been in the business for over two decades and has worked with some of the most renowned production companies in the world.

Vinagre was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1972. As a young man, he was drawn to the arts, particularly theater and film. He studied at the School of Communications and Arts of the University of São Paulo, graduating with a degree in film direction in 1997. He has since been involved in a variety of projects, from television series to feature films.

Vinagre's work is characterized by its strong visual style and an emphasis on telling compelling stories that evoke emotion in the viewer. He is known for his work on the television series “Bela, a Feia,” which won a number of awards and nominations, as well as his feature films “O Homem do Futuro” and “Cidade dos Homens.”

Vinagre has collaborated with some of the biggest names in the Brazilian film industry, including actors Fernanda Montenegro and Wagner Moura. He has also worked with renowned directors such as Fernando Meirelles and José Padilha. His films have been shown at the Cannes and Venice Film Festivals, and have been distributed in over 20 countries around the world.

In addition to his work in film and television, Vinagre has also directed and produced a number of music videos and commercials. He has directed videos for artists such as Caetano Veloso, Carlinhos Brown, and Gilberto Gil, and has produced commercials for brands such as Coca-Cola, Nestlé, and Unilever.

Vinagre continues to be an influential figure in the Brazilian film industry. He is currently working on a new feature film, “O Animal que Porta o Mundo”, which is scheduled for release in 2021. He is also active on social media, engaging with fans and giving them a glimpse into his work and creative process.

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