He holds an MFA in Film Studies and is currently pursuing his PhD in Media Arts at University of Beira Interior, in Portugal. He is a Brazilian film critic and journalist, having freelanced for outlets such as newspaper ‘Folha de S. Paulo’ and, from 2012 to 2018, acted as critic and reporter for newspaper ‘O Tempo’. Holding a B.A. in Social Communication from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), in Brazil, he also has a post grad degree in Culture and Art History from the same institution, and a second one, in TV Writing and Producing, from the Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, in Toronto, Canada, where he worked as a script reader and consultant. In Portugal, he has been a part of the programming team for the Porto Femme International Film Festival.