GABRIEL PORTELLA is a filmmaker and writer based in Céu Azul, Paraná, Brazil. Born on July 18, 2000, Gabriel works as marketing and executive director at ELO and also on independent short film, short documentary and documentary photography productions. His first short documentary, A Night with João (2018), presented the actions of a 13-year old boy during a whole night and his relationship with his family, in the small city of Céu Azul. Gabriel also co-directed For You (2019) an award-winning short film that won “Best Short Film” on its premiere, at II Desafio Cine100. Currently, Gabriel is finishing journalism course and is writing a streaming series screenplay, which he hopes get funded by a major production company.