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ABOUT RUI MARTINS

Rui Martins studied Audiovisual Communication at the António Arroio Art School and holds a degree in Audiovisuals and Multimedia by ESCS (School of Communication and Media Studies) both in Lisbon. Rui started out developing work in; motion graphics, videos promos, videoclips, videography and documentaries, often making the soundtrack for his work. Rui was also the drummer and composer for The Twilight Void and Second Frequency music projects between 1995 and 2013.

ADVERTISING VIDEO

Among others:
2011 - Arte Sonora, spot "Marés Vivas" open air.
2011 - Tiponautas, "Lab Sans Pro" font  (used in the film Ex Machina).
2013 - Tipos Das Letras, workshop in Experimentadesign.
2014 - Vanarchiv, Escritura typeface promo.

VIDEOGRAPHY

In 2012 Rui initiated a series of Travel Videography videos, and on the following year he creates Motion Landscapes to showcase his works. Since then, his work has included been in numerous tourism websites and in some articles. Some of his shots have even featured Robson Green's "Ultimate Catch". In 2017 his work featured in Sporting Tv Cineturismo program.

DOCUMENTARY: "NO MOMENTO" (In the Moment)

From 2015 a 2018 Rui directed and produced a documentary; a 60 minute feature entitled: "In The Moment" (No Momento), about newspaper press designer Vítor da Silva, the creator of the graphic image of Portuguese newspapers such as "Expresso" and "Tempo", and responsible for the redesign of newspapers such as "Diário de Lisboa" and "Diário de Notícias". The documentary premiered at the Avanca 2018, Cinema and Television Meetings, where it was awarded with the "World Premiere Television Prize".

OTHER MENTIONS

In December 2017 images from the "Escritura" video from type designer Ricardo Santos, have been included in promo of FontLab VI , the leading tool in digital typography.

FILM FESTIVALS

2015 - ARRÁBIDA FINISTERRA, Portugal, "Azores - São Miguel".
2015 - YPERIA Convention of Tourism, Greece, "Dresden Altstadt".
2015 - MUVI  Cinema São Jorge, Lisboa, Portugal, "Graal of Muritz".
2018 - AVANCA - Encontros de Cinema e Vídeo, "No Momento".
2019 - ARRÁBIDA FINISTERRA, Portugal, "Azores - Flores".
2019 - JAHORINA FILM FESTIVAL, Bosnia, "Azores - Flores".

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