Leandro Goddinho is a Brazilian filmmaker based in Berlin. Director, screenwriter and editor at Cinema Transgenero, he got selected for BERLINALE TALENTS 2018 and his short films won more than 80 awards in Film Festivals around the world. In 2015 he was selected to the German Chancellor Fellowship for Prospective Leaders sponsored by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to research and develop a documentary project about LGBTQ+ issues, called “The World is round so that nobody can hide in the corners”.
His graduation Project DARLUZ (2009) won 38 awards and his recent short film Piscina (Pool) had its World Premiere at Palm Springs Film Festival in 2016 and it won 35 Awards, being selected for more than 100 Film Festivals around the world. In 2017 Goddinho won the “New Screenwriters Fund” from the Brazilian Ministry of Culture to write his first feature-length film. Currently is attending the Master in Media and Visual Anthropology at Freie Universität-Berlin holding a DAAD Scholarship.