Documentary Film Directing
Guest Lecturer (2012-17)
Vasco Pimentel is a renowned Portuguese sound engineer and sound designer.
He studied music in the National Conservatory, and film at the National School of Theater and Cinema in Lisbon.
His professional work spans from being sound designer and sound engineer in film and theater, filmmaker, music composer for theatre and feature length films, as well as visual artist.
Since 1979, Vasco Pimentel has been active in more than 130 feature-length films and numerous documentaries and short-films. Some notable projects have been in collaboration with film directors such as Wim Wenders, Raul Ruiz, Werner Schroeter, Samuel Fuller, Vincent Gallo, Fred Kelemen, Robert Kramer, João Cesar Monteiro, Miguel Gomes, and Teresa Villaverde.
Vasco Pimentel has also taught in sound workshops at the London Film School, HEAD Geneve, Docuperu (Lima, Peru), Jeu de Paume (Paris, France), and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon.