Curriculum vitae
Bruno Christofoletti Barrenha
b. 13.11.1996 in Rio Claro, Brazil


October 2019 – April 2022
Master of Arts – Digital Media / University of the Arts Bremen, Germany. DAAD Scholarship Holder.

March 2015 – November 2018
​Bachelor – Film and Audiovisual Media / Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil.


June 2023​
Guest and Panelist / Master class Crafting Found Footage Films / Jury of the Short Film International Competition: 11. Golden Ger International Film Festival (Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia). 

June 2022
World premiere of the short film Digital Ashes (12’) at the 11. Olhar de Cinema – Curitiba International Short Film Festival. Selected for the Program Emerging Artists – Contemporary Experimental ​​​Films and Video Art from Germany 2023.
​​- 36. Stuttgart Film Winter – Festival for Expanded Media (GERMANY)
​​​- 35. Filmfest Dresden – International Short Film Festival (GERMANY) 
​​​- 24. FestCurtasBH – Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival (BRAZIL)
​​​- 24. Equinoxio – University Film and Audiovisual Festival (COLOMBIA) 
​​​- 18. FestiFreak – La Plata Intl. Independent Film Festival (ARGENTINA) 
​​​- 18. ficmonterrey – Monterrey International Film Festival (MEXICO)

November 2020
​World premiere of the short film VAI! (20’) at 5. Festival de Cine de Fútbol Minuto 90 (Peru) + 11. CINEfoot – Festival de Cinema de Futebol (Brazil) + 6. Arquivo em Cartaz – Festival Internacional de Cinema de Arquivo (Brazil). 
- 20. International Kansk Video Festival (RUSSIA)
- 17. Festival Brésil en Mouvements (FRANCE)
- 16. CineOP – Mostra de Cinema de Ouro Preto (BR)
- 5. Festival de Cine de Fútbol Minuto 90 (PERU) / Best Short Film
- 3. JED – Jornada de Estudos do Documentário (BR) / Best Editing

August 2017
Boom Operator: Meninas Formicida (15’). Head of Department: Léo Bortolin. 
Directed by João Paulo Miranda Maria. Produced by Les Valseurs. 
- World premiere: 74. Biennale di Venezia (ITALY)
- 19. Festival Kinoarte de Cinema (BR) / Best Sound
​- 11. Curta Taquary (BR) / Best Sound

May 2015​​
Sound / Boom Operator: Command Action (14’). Head of Department: Léo Bortolin. 
​Directed by João Paulo Miranda Maria. Produced by Kino-Olho.
- World premiere: 68. Festival de Cannes (FR)
- 48. Festival de Brasília do Cinema Brasileiro (BR) / Best Sound
​- 8. Curta Taquary (BR) / Best Sound


February 2023 – Current
NDR – Norddeutsches Rundfunk / Technician in Postproduction: VPN-Ingest
Intermediate storage of various file formats on networked storage systems. Transcoding and preparation of card-based filming material including logging of production metadata for editing. Real-time recordings for interim archiving. Technical review of audiovisual programs and films. 

November 2022 – Current​​
NDR – Norddeutsches Rundfunk / Technician in Broadcasting: SAW-Ingest
Ingestion of materials that belong to the television program and must supply the broadcasting slot, e.g. programs, idents, teasers and trailers, etc. Real-time recording of television programs for possible reruns. Audio and video quality control. 

Juni 2022 – Januar 2023
NDR – Norddeutsches Rundfunk / Set Assistant (Camera and Sound Assistant)
Set-up and dismantling, checking the functionality of the equipment. Preparation for filming studio and field productions. 


July 2023​
Jury of the “Digital Media Competition” at the Hochschultage 2023 of the University of the Arts Bremen. Jury members: Bruno Christofoletti Barrenha (Brazil), Hakeem Adam (Ghana), Guida Ribeiro (Portugal), Irena Kukrić (Serbia), Maximilian Kiepe and Henrik Nieratschker (Germany).

February 2023
​Group Exhibition “Exponential Extensions” with the artists Harm Coordes and Marie Siekmann. Version Room: The Dynamic Archive.  Center for International Research and Collaborative Art – Circa 106 (Bremen, Germany).

October 2022 
Special Screening of the short film Digital Ashes. “Life After Fire – How to Rescue (Film) Histories in Brazil?” Film Screening and Discussion on UNESCO World Audiovisual Heritage Day. Filmmuseum Potsdam (Germany).

February 2017
​​Exhibition of the Sound Map / Mixed-Media Artwork: Recife Cidade Aberta. VIII UNICO – University Exhibition of Contemporary Art of Pernambuco (Petrolina and Recife, Brazil).


June 2019 – March 2022
DAAD Scholarship holder. Master’s and Postgraduate Studies in the Fields of Education, Art, Design, Visual Communication and Film.

April 2017 – April 2019
Film programmer at the university cinema (Cineclube) and editor of the online film magazine REVISTA. Both projects were conducted by Bruno Christofoletti Barrenha, Carlos Aquino, and Nuno Aymar during their film studies at the Federal University of Pernambuco (Recife, Brazil). 

September 2016 – September 2017
​Introduction to Scientific Research with the project Sound Experiments in Brazilian “Cinema Marginal” Movement. Funded by CNPq – National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (Brazil).

August 2015 – August 2016
​​Instructor in the audiovisual educational project Fazer o Mundo, Fazendo Vídeo (Cabo de Santo Agostinho, Brazil). In this program, young creatives experiment with media (films, video, gifs) as a practice based in their situated knowledge, experiences and subjectivity. The students works came from the years of intense research and media experiments and deals with the ecocide led in Brasil, practices of queer/gender transgression, and media détournement and appropriation.


Portuguese: Native​​
English: Advanced C1
​​German: Advanced C1
Spanish: Upper intermediate B2