Carlos Adriano is a film artist and independent scholar, with a PhD in Film (USP - University of São Paulo; Fapesp’s Fellowship [São Paulo Research Foundation]; 2008) and two Post-Doctorals, in Arts (PUC-SP - Pontifical Catholic University São Paulo; Fapesp’s Fellowship; 2014) and in Film (USP; Capes’s Fellowisp [Coordination for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel]; 2017). His work is the subject of a chapter of the book “The Sublimity of Document: cinema as diorama (avant-doc 2)” by Scott MacDonald (Oxford University Press, 2019). Retrospectives: Festival do Rio (2002); 56th Festival of Locarno (2003); Instituto Tomie Ohtake (films installed in projections, displays, loops; 2019). Films exhibited in the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA, New York) and in the Tate Modern (London), and shown at festivals in Bilbao, Bologna, Denver, Havana, Locarno, Madrid, Osnabrück, Paris, Philadelphia, Pordenone, Rotterdam, Toronto. His “sem título # 5 : A Rotina terá seu Enquanto” (2019) was awarded Best Short (24th It’s All True; São Paulo); his “sem título # 1 : Dance of Leitfossil” (2014) was awarded Best Film (Golden Reel International Underground Film Festival; Ulaanbaatar); his “A Voz e o Vazio: a Vez de Vassourinha” (1998) was awarded Best Documentary Short (36th Chicago Film Festival). Born in São Paulo, Brazil, 1966.