Daniel Soares

Daniel Soares is a Portuguese writer, filmmaker & photographer, who was born in Germany and currently lives in New York. He has worked in fiction, nonfiction, music videos and fashion films.

“O Que Resta”, his first narrative short film, screened at several international festivals, such as Telluride Film Festival, Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival and Hong Kong International Film Festival. It won the Grand Prix at the Festival Premiers Plans D’Angers and Best Portuguese Short Film at IndieLisboa International Film Festival.

His previous work, “Forgotten”, a documentary short film, was screened at several festivals in North America including Big Sky, Santa Barbara and Brooklyn Film Festival.

Recently, he was selected into Locarno’s Spring Academy with Michelangelo Frammartino, where he wrote and directed his newest short film "Please Make It Work", which premiered at the Locarno Film Festival in 2022. 

His photography work was exhibited at the International Center of Photography in New York.


[2022] Please Make It Work (short)
[2021] What Remains (short)
[2018] Forgotten (short)

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