Based in London since 2009, I'm an Italian-Brazilian independent writer & director currently developing my second feature film, as well as writing and directing short films.

My journey into film started in São Paulo first as an assistant director in high-end commercials then moving onto directing commercials through music videos.

 

During these early years my desire to learn how to direct actors took me to perform as part of a theatre group, which gave me experience of the actor's perspective. Later on I went on to study acting at Fatima Toledo's School, known for its coaching the visceral performances in the City of God and Elite Squad, and I continued this development work in London. Working closely with actors in the building of a character is something that has always fascinated me.

In my first few years in London I also worked as a camera operator and editor across a wide variety of projects from narrative to documentary, which helped developing my visual language as a director.

In the U.S., Brazil and Europe, I've directed narrative, commercials, TV/WEB content, dance films and music videos.

On this website you can see a small selection of what I have done to date, but probably the most accurate example of what I'm trying to achieve in my storytelling.

+44 (0) 7516 080 862

contact@renzovasquez.com

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