Cávado and Homem Eco-route

A guide to the new ecopath being built in the Cávado and Homem rivers in the North of Portugal

  • Martin Dale
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    February 28, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 EUR
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Director Biography - Martin Dale

Martin Dale is a director, university professor and film journalist for Variety. Born in London, he grew up in the UK and has travelled widely since the age of 21, including three years in the USA, five years in France and over twenty years in Portugal.
He has won various awards for his films including 2nd prize in the Religious films documentary of the Finisterra Arrabida Film Festival in 2020 and the best film of Porto and North of Portugal in the Art&Tur Film Festival in 2016, 2017 and 2018. His documentary "The Portuguese Way" had its world premiere in the Fantasporto festival in 2019 and won 2nd prize as Best Documentary and also Best Religious documentary at the Finisterra Arrabida Film Festival in 2019. In 2020 he is making a series of short films about André Soares, as well as a range of other projects. He studied at Oxford University (with a B.A. Hons and M.A. (Oxon) degrees in Politics, Philosophy and Economics) and at the Lauder Institute, Wharton School of Finance in Philadelphia (degree units within the MBA course). He has strong cultural knowledge, and attended the MA in Communications at the Annenberg School of Communications, University of Pennsylvania (funded by a 2-year Thouron Scholarship). He is also a graduate of the Acadèmie Carat, Paris (1991) and in 2020 completed his PhD in Communications at the University of Minho in Braga, Portugal. He also works on a part-time basis an Assistant Professor in Communications (Film Studies) at the University of Minho in Braga, Portugal. He speaks English, Portuguese, French and Spanish. He currently has his home base in Arcos de Valdevez / Braga in Portugal and his domicile in Dover, Kent, UK.

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