MURILO PASTA, Writer / Director
Murilo Pasta is a Brazilian-Italian filmmaker who has spent most of his career in the UK. He is the first Latin American to direct mainstream TV drama in Britain for the BBC, Channel 4, Sky Television and Five. A winner at San Francisco, Nashville and Oporto, and a BAFTA nominee for Best Short with The Tale of the Rat that Wrote, Murilo wrote the screenplay of Transit, MTV Europe’s first ever feature film production shot in Kenya, Mexico, Russia and the U.S.A. His short Sniffers accompanied Being John Malkovich in London cinemas and, sponsored by the British Council, was shown at a host of film festivals worldwide. Murilo has directed commercials in Europe for Lars von Trier’s Zentropa London office and for Arcadia Pictures in Barcelona. His Carmo screenplay was selected for both the Moonstone Screenwriters Lab and the Berlinale Co-production Market.