Pedro Pinho

Pedro Pinho studied at the Cinema and Theatre School of Lisbon and at the ENS – Louis Lumière in Paris. In 2005/2006 he completed the post-graduate courses of Directing and Screenwriting of the London Film School at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.

In 2008 he co-directed with Frederico Lobo the documentary feature BAB SEBTA (2008) which won the prize Marseille Esperance in FID MARSEILLE, and the main competitions in DOCLISBOA and FORUM DOC BH (Brasil). It was listed in the 10 best films of the year by Film Comment magazine.

In 2009 he founded with five fellow filmmakers the company TERRATREME, which in recent years has been playing a central role producing and promoting new directors in the portuguese panorama.

THE END OF THE WORLD (2013) is his first fiction medium-lenght work and was premiered at the 63º BERLINALE, INDIELISBOA, FESTIVAL DO RIO. It got several prizes in portuguese festivals and a nomination to the Portuguese Golden Globe Awards for Best Film.

In 2014 he co-directed with Luisa Homem the documentary AS CIDADES E AS TROCAS, premiered at FID MARSEILLE, DOCLISBOA and THE ART OF THE REAL.

Today he works as a director, writer and producer, collaborating with Jorge Silva Melo, Filipa Reis and João Miller Guerra, João Salaviza or Leonor Noivo, among others. THE NOTHING FACTORY is his first fiction feature.