Michele started taking pictures very early in her life, inspired by her parents who both worked as photographers. She worked as camera assistant during her bachelor's degree in Film Studies (Florianópolis, Brazil). After graduation, Michele attended the Advanced Cinematography workshop at Maine Media (USA). Later, while living in Rio and then São Paulo, she was part of several film and commercial productions, in different camera roles. Between 2018 and 2020, Michele Diniz was a scholarship cinematographer student in Kino Eyes European MA (Portugal, Estonia, Scotland).
2009-2013 - Bachelor's in Film Arts / Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina
2018-2020 - Master of Film Arts specialized in Cinematography / Kino Eyes European Movie Masters 

Highlights: 
2020 - Best Cinematography 48 hour challenge Lisbon (Food For Thought)
2020 - Official Selection Camerimage Festival (Terminal Happiness)
2020 - Best Documentary Cinematography Premio ABC (camera operator - Amazonia Groove)
2019 - Best Cinematography SXSW Festival (camera operator - Amazonia Groove)
2015 - Best Cinematography Short Films FAM Festival Audiovisual Mercosul (O voo da Borboleta)
2014 - 2nd best still series film photography Florianópolis Photography Marathon 
Full list of works here
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Member: 
Brazilian Collective of Female Cinematographers (DAFB)
The International Collective of Female Cinematographers (ICFC)

Portugal +351 935 234 822
Brasil +55 11 94972 8905
michelednz@gmail.com
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