Personal Profile

Thiago Luciano

The director Thiago Luciano was born on January 13th of 1980 in Brazil. He graduated in a drama school. In 2001, he created the Experimental Film Nucleus in partnership with Fausto Noro. In 2002, he directed with his partner Beto Shultz his first short film “Power and Faith”, which has been awarded as best short, best actor and best original sound in some festivals around Brazil. In 2004, he was responsible for the video making of a very successful play that mixed film and theater. Later on, in 2007 he started to shoot his first feature film “A day in the past”, which was also his first script, and he directed it together with his partner Beto Shultz. The film won Best Soundtrack in the Latino Film Festival in Paraná, Brazil and was also in the official selection of the 33rd São Paulo Film Festival. The film won Best Picture by the Jury in the Beverly Hills HD Film Festival. At the end of its post production he started shooting “Not Guilty”, a short film that he has been working on since 2006. “Not Guilty” ran on the official selection in the LALIFF Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival. This short is still around in other festival. And now he is releasing his new film “This is not the story of Gregor Samsa” based on the book “The Metamorphose” by Franz Kafka.

Short film credits

Image from Ao Meu Pai com Carinho

Ao Meu Pai com Carinho

Brazil | May 2010 | 15:00
Marcio, a young upper-middle-class boy, suffers an express kidnap. The hijackers make a call to a wrong phone number and end up negotiating with Bruno...
Director, Screenwriter, Editor
Image from Essa Não é a História de Gregor Samsa

Essa Não é a História de Gregor Samsa

Brazil | Mar 2010 | 10:00
What happens when a man tired of the routine decides to escape the chaos of the big city? An ordinary man, in an attempt to isolate, faces his greates...
Director, Actor
Image from Inocente


Brazil | Jul 2009 | 18:00
The guilt is the incapacity to deal with an error. A broken desire, the direct contact with human reality, against its perfectionist will. We build an...
Information on this profile is provided by the person and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 6 May 2010