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The movement

A film by Alexandre Fortes


in films


A graduate in Photography and in Visual Arts, Alexandre Fortes works internationally as a director and photographer.

Alexandre's work is a storytelling blend of underground mystery with a contemporary photographic style. His experience as an editor along with his early career as a photographer, boosted a passion for visual storytelling, which is reflected in his work.

As an advertising director, he has had the pleasure of working with many clients which include the Bank of Brazil, Unicef, Resolution Films and the Supreme Committee for Qatar 2022.

Alexandre has also supplied content for various news and current affairs organizations which include Ruptly, Global Media Desk and Russia Today.

Recently, Alexandre was the director of photography for a television series called "Contemporary Art", made for the brazilian channel “Arte1”, with an audience around 10 million people.

Alexandre also recently directed and produced the experimental short film "The Movement", that was pre-selected for the Toronto International Independent Film Festival 2018. The film was shot in both Canada and Brazil, involving French-Canadian, Brazilian and American artists.

Over the course of 12 years, Alexandre's work has become recognized both nationally and internacionally. He won the Best Video Prize - Action AID in 2008 in South Africa, and was invited to attend the Raindance Film Festival in London, 2012, for directing the short film "Faithful".

in photography

As a visual storyteller, Alexandre is frequently invited to also work as a photographer. During university, a consistent knowledge was built inside the photo-labs and studio researches.

A great number of icons has already posed for him, like Oswaldo Montenegro, Hamilton of Hollanda, Lars Grael and Françoise Forton.

Alexandre Fortes is responsible for the project "The Face of Brasília", a photo exhibition held in mid-2014, which showed several personalities of his hometown through dramatic and poetic portraits. The audience was around 1000 people.




The last co-direction for the new series DÉCLIC produced by Diversité Artistique Montréal.

Diversité artistique Montréal (DAM) présente MAYSUN dans le cadre de la série DÉCLIC, produite en collaboration avec le Réseau Accès culture Réalisation : Alexandre Fortes, Felipe Pio, Tiago Gerbasi