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In Nanaimo, Canada, a young student looking for the meaning of life writes a diary. He recounts his adventures and disappointments. A metaphor for life, maybe a love is the answer.

  • Pedro Henrique Chaves
  • Pedro Henrique Chaves
  • Filipe Baccari
    Key Cast
  • Chelsea Smidts
    Key Cast
  • Marcos Henrique
    Assistant Director
  • Drew Barker
    Dir. of Photography
  • Taís Bizerril
  • Banda Augusta
  • Rafael Maranhão
    Sound recording and Mixing
  • Ana Wadovski
    Voice Director
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Olhe em Volta
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 44 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 14, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
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    English, Portuguese
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  • Los Angeles Film Awards

    United States
    Honorable Mention: First Time Director
  • Canada Shorts - Canadian & International Short Film Fest

    Award of Merit
  • Red Dirt International Film Festival

    United States
    2018 Official Selection
Director Biography - Pedro Henrique Chaves

Pedro Henrique Chaves 17 years old Brazilian student.

Participation as an actor in the feature film "O Outro Lado do Paraíso", by André Ristum, character: Mariano. With acting coach by Luís Mario Vicente;

Participation as an actor in the feature film "Menina de Barro", by Vinícius Machado. Character: Isaac;

Participation, as an actor, in the short film "Romeu Imaginário", by Glória Teixeira. Character: Romeu. With acting coach by Luciana Martuchelli;

National Campaign for the Ministry of Education- 2016;

National Campaign for the "Tribunal Superior Eleitoral"- 2017;

Working on the series as a voice actor: "The next step", "Building Wild", "American Digger" and "Ink. Master ";

"Tao Filmes" Intensive Course (module 1) for Camera Interpretation, with Luciana Martuchelli;

Acting course with the actor and director Bruno Torres;

"Tao Filmes" advanced regular acting course for films and digital media, with Luciana Martuchelli;

Advertising "Luart Calçados";

Actor in the theatre company "Néia and Nando" (2012 - 2015).
- Main plays: "Capitães da Areia" - Jorge Amado; "Tribobó City" - Maria Clara Machado; "O Avarento" - Jean-Baptiste.
- Other plays: "Vila do Chaves", "Adams Family" and "The Lady and the Tramp".

Director of the short film "Olhe em Volta" winner of the honorable mention in the category "First time director" in the Los Angeles Film Awards; 2017 Award of Merit, Canada Shorts - Canadian & International Short Film Fest; Official Selection - Red Dirt International Film Festival

A course of Film Production - directing with José Eduardo Belmonte.

Youtube channel that contains a few of the projects I was in 👇

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Knowledge doesn't occupy space