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Fernão Vitor Pessoa de Almeida Ramos

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Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Instituto de Artes (IA)  (Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Fernão Pessoa Ramos is Full Professor at the Department of Cinema Studies, Arts Institute, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP). Founding president of Socine ('Brazilian Society of Film Studies'), he presided the association between 1997 and 2001. He has also served as visiting professor in the Department of Cinema and Audiovisual/University of Paris III (Sorbonne Nouvelle) in 2002, returning in 2015, and at Nanterre/ Paris X University, in 2013. Between 1998 and 2002 he worked as Coordinator of the Graduate Studies Program in Multimedia (at UNICAMP) and was Head of the Department of Cinema Studies (Arts Institut/UNICAMP - 2006-2008). Actually, he's the Coordinator of the Research Center for Documentary Film at UNICAMP (CEPECIDOC). For two times (in 1997 and 2014) he received the 'Prêmio de Reconhecimento Acadêmico Zeferino Vaz', the highest distinguished prize awarded by UNICAMP for researchers.

In 2012 he published 'A Imagem-Câmera' (Ed. Papirus) ('The camera-image') and in 2008 'Mas afinal... o que é mesmo documentário?' ("After all... what really is documentary?") by Ed SENAC. He edited, with Luiz Felipe Miranda, of a "Encyclopedia of Brazilian Cinema", which, in 2012, had a new third edition. He is also the author of 'Cinema Marginal (1968/1973) a representação em seu limite' ("'Marginal Cinema', a Boundary Representation". Ed. Brasiliense, 1987) and edited 'História do Cinema Brasileiro' ("History of Brazilian Cinema". Arte Editora, 1987) and 'Teoria Contemporânea do Cinema vol. I e II' ("Contemporary Film Theory / 2 vols)", Ed.SENAC/2005). He is also the editor of the serie 'Campo Imagético' (Fields of Images) from Papirus Editors (Campinas), with more than 20 books published in cinema and audiovisual.

He has post-doctoral studies, always with FAPESP fellowships, at the Tisch School of Arts/New York University (1996/97), at UCLA (University of California/ Los Angeles - 2000/01), at Université de Montreal (2005) and at University of Indiana/Bloomington (2014). His lectures and researches have emphasis in Documentary Film Theory and History and Brazilian Cinema. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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THEO COSTA DUARTE. Mangue Bangue, filme-limite.. ARS (São Paulo), v. 17, n. 36, p. 145-173, . (18/22965-1)

CHAVES, RENAN PAIVA; TONELO, GABRIEL KITOFI; WILLIAMS, DEANE MARTIN. Essie Coffey's My Survival as an Aboriginal (1978) and My life as I live it (1993): autobiographical documentary and the socio-political struggle of an Aboriginal, Black woman. STUDIES IN DOCUMENTARY FILM, v. 14, n. 3, p. 228-245, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (17/03799-0, 18/12740-2, 16/14286-1, 15/02194-2)

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TONELO, Gabriel Kitofi. Werner Herzog, documentarista : figuras da voz e do corpo. Dissertação (Mestrado) -  Instituto de Artes.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP).  (10/03405-3

TONELO, Gabriel Kitofi. O documentário autobiográfico : o cinema de Cambridge e a obra de Ross McElwee. Tese (Doutorado) -  Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Instituto de Artes.  (13/08742-6

FORTES, Renata Alves de Paiva. A obra documentaria de João Batista de Andrade. Dissertação (Mestrado) -  Instituto de Artes.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP).  (05/01127-8

PEREIRA, Verena Carla. Produção documentária estatal no DOCTV. Dissertação (Mestrado) -  Instituto de Artes.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP).  (08/01659-8

VIEIRA, Leandro Garcia. Video em primeira pessoa : autobiografia e auto-imagem na produção audiovisual brasileira. Dissertação (Mestrado) -  Instituto de Artes.  Universidade Estadual de Campinas.  (01/06530-4

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