Jorge Jácome

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Jorge Jácome

Born in 1988 in Viana do Castelo (Portugal)

Jorge Jácome was born in Viana do Castelo (Portugal) in 1988 and spent his childhood in Macau. He completed is degree in cinema at the Lisbon Theatre and Film School (Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema, ESCT) as director and editor. His work is based on a strongly intuitive and sensorial process resulting in films made of narrative drifts, unexpected relationships and unusual encounters.
His shorts have been shown at film festivals in Portugal, Spain, France, Germany, Slovenia, Poland and Israel, and in retrospectives at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, CalArts - California, and the Institute of the Arts at Georgetown University, in Washington.
A scholarship holder of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, he is currently attending his second year of study at Le Fresnoy - National Studio of Contemporary Arts. He is also developing a new short film, titled Flores, subsidized by the Portuguese Cinema and Audiovisual Institute (ICA according to the Portuguese acronym). He currently lives between Lille and Lisbon.