A Day at The Beach

Memories of a day spent on the beach in the summer of 1988.
A simple but very important day.

  • Paulo Fajardo
    Director
    Summer Dream, Berlenga - A Ilha do Farol, Outono, Breaking Waves
  • Paulo Fajardo
    Writer
    Summer Dream, Berlenga - A Ilha do Farol, Outono, Breaking Waves
  • Paulo Fajardo
    Producer
    Summer Dream, Berlenga - A Ilha do Farol, Outono, Breaking Waves
  • Ricardo Carvalho
    Key Cast
    “Adult's voice”
    Audi comercials in Portugal
  • Leo Fajardo
    Key Cast
    “Kid at the beach”
    Childhood Memories
  • Cabra Cor de Rosa
    Music
    Selfie, A Day at the Beach, A Snake in the Yard
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Um Dia na Praia
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 27, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    500 EUR
  • Country of Origin:
    Portugal
  • Country of Filming:
    Portugal
  • Language:
    Portuguese
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • The Lift-Off Sessions
    Manchester
    United Kingdom
    May 17, 2020
    Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Margate Bookie Film Festival
    Kent
    United Kingdom
    July 24, 2020
    Winner of the Audience Award
  • Miracle Film Festival
    Florida
    United States
    October 17, 2020
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
  • Paulo Fajardo
    Sales Agent
    Country: Portugal
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Paulo Fajardo

Paulo César Fajardo was born in Figueira da Foz, in1980, Portugal. Developed various documentary projects as an independent producer and made his directorial debut in 2000 with the short film “Outono/Fall”. Worked as a freelancer camera operator, editor and director for several TV shows for national and international networks. Finished in 2011 his first feature film “Summer Dream” and in 2012 created the web tv BairradaTV. He now works as a freelancer news camera operator and editor for the SIC and SIC Notícias tv news channels.

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Director Statement

It's a biographical short film about a specific day in my childhood that means a lot to me.