The 2nd Act

A short film based on a true story about a queer young actor who is harassed by a talent agent and decides to take matters into his own hands.

  • Victor Fontoura
    Director
  • Victor Fontoura
    Writer
  • Ana Moiolli
    Producer
  • Victor Fontoura
    Producer
  • Ricardo Acioli
    Cinematographer
  • Evan Crommett
    Key Cast
    "Rich"
  • David E. McMahon
    Key Cast
    "Mark"
  • Monica Steuer
    Key Cast
    "Louise"
  • Cape Ramirez
    Key Cast
    "Natalie "
  • Larissa Castilho
    Dancers and Musicians
  • Pedro Phellipe
    Dancers and Musicians
  • Ian Lange
    Dancers and Musicians
  • Monica Santos
    Dancers and Musicians
  • Tim Oleksy
    Dancers and Musicians
  • Larissa Castilho
    Production Designer
  • Marcelo Rossas
    Music
  • Ryan Cairns
    First Assistant Camera
  • Gabriela Amerth
    Still Photographer
  • Ray Lima
    Colorist
  • Bobby Lohat
    Sound Recordist
  • Sergio De Souza
    Sound Recordist
  • Luisa Galatti
    Hair and Make-Up Assistant
  • Deniz Bulat
    Production Assistant
  • Giorgia Valenti
    Production Assistant
  • Pedro Phellipe
    Production Assistant
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    O 2˚ Ato
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Drama, LGBTQ, based on true story, Latino, Meta
  • Runtime:
    20 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 30, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English, Portuguese
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Victor Fontoura

VICTOR FONTOURA is a Brazilian queer director, writer, actor and producer based in NYC. He graduated in Theatre Directing from the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. He studied film at SVA - School of Visual Arts, MNN - Manhattan Neighborhood Network and AIC - Academia Internacional de Cinema. He is an artvist for Human Rights and LGBTQ+ community. "The 2nd Act" is his first film as a director and screenwriter.

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