Gui Marcondes is a filmmaker and photographer living and working in New York, USA and São Paulo, Brazil. He has a bachelor degree in Architecture and City Planning, started his career as an illustrator and later migrated to animation and photography. GIRA, his first self-published photobook is part of the permanent collection of the Instituto Moreira Salles Library in São Paulo. In 2018 he was one of ten photographers selected for the workshop of renowned photographers Alex and Rebecca Norris Webb in New York. In the same year he participated in two individual exhibitions, one in New York at Lobo Pop-Up Gallery and the other one at A Casa Aberta in São Paulo.
Marcondes has twenty years of experience as a filmmaker and his short-films were selected to countless international festivals. His most famous film ‘Tyger’ (2006), was chosen as one of the one hundred most important animations in Brazilian history in 2018. The film won over twenty awards around the world and it is still regularly programmed in festival screenings.
In 2013 Marcondes was a guest artist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he spent two weeks conducting a workshop on Narrative Spaces in Film and Games. Since that year he is also a permanent member of the jury in the MIT Creative Arts Competition for startups merging tech and the arts. Marcondes is also an adjunct professor at Feinstein Graduate School of Cinema at Brooklyn College.
For film and animation portfolio go to: GUILHERME.TV