Being born in an island has a lot to be said about.

The sea. The people. The landscape. The lifestyle.

Everything about it is DIFFERENT. In its own simplicity and beauty.

With the voice of Luís Branco, a renowned radio broadcaster accompanied by SAULT with Wildfires, DIFFERENT is a short film filmed in the beautiful Faial Island in Azores that wants to showcase the beauty of the island, as well as raise awareness for enviournmental and racial problems in our society.

Filmed in 2020 by an aspiring movie director Pedro Rosa, this short is dedicated to his grandparents.

  • Pedro Rosa
  • Pedro Rosa
  • Pedro Rosa
  • Zeca Ávila
  • Luís Branco
  • João Fontes
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 41 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 8, 2020
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Director Biography - Pedro Rosa

Born in Faial Island in 1996, with a Degree in Marketing and a Masters's in Multimedia Communication, Pedro Rosa is an aspiring movie director. Being born in an island, by the age of 18th he had to move to the big continent, searching for his big dream, leaving friends and family a 2h30 flight away. With independent work produced for school projects and personal entertainment, Pedro is a passionate storyteller with high attention to detail and the feeling with every shot.

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Director Statement

Just an Azorean kid born in '96 living in Aveiro, in love with writing, cinema and photography,
A workaholic willing to give 100% in anything I'm doing. Always striving for perfection with a huge will to help, learn and grow as a person and professional.
I also think I might win an Oscar one day. Just a feeling.
Much love