Born on January 20, 1993 in Sao Paulo (Brazil), Davi Mello is a filmmaker, professor and researcher in Cinema and Audiovisual. He is a PhD candidate in Education, Art and Cultural History and has a Master in Communication Studies. His research involves cinematographic ethics and aesthetics in postwar Polish cinema, as well as the diverse scenery of experimental films and audiovisual installations. As a director and screenwriter, he has award-winning short films, which were screened in more than 150 film festivals, including selections at Rio Film Festival, Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival, Bogoshorts (Colombia), Fest New Directors | New Films (Portugal), Fantaspoa (Best Brazilian Short Film - 2020), Molins Horror Film Festival (Spain), Macabro: Mexico City International Horror Film Festival (Mexico), Izmir International Short Film Festival (Turkey), among others. In 2020, he created the virtual installation “Odradek Experiment - No Fixed Abode” alongside filmmaker Deborah Perrotta, co-production between Brazil and Italy. Some of the installation's films were awarded and selected for important events, such as the Festival In Out, an audiovisual installation that takes place annually in the city of Gdansk (Poland), at the Laznia Center for Contemporary Art.
Todos os Rostos que Amo se Parecem (All the Faces I Love Look Alike, 2021) - color, 14'
Domicílio Incerto (No Fixed Abode, 2020) - color/BW, documentary/experimental, 43'
As Viajantes (The Travelers, 2019) - color, fiction, 11'
A Bordo (On Board, 2015) - color, fiction, 22'