Joaquim Pinto


Joaquim Pinto, director, What Now? Remind Me

Joaquim Pinto (b. 1957, Porto, Portugal) is a sound designer, producer, and director. He has been sound designer and mixer on more than 100 films, working with such directors as Manoel de Oliveira, Raúl Ruiz, Werner Schroeter, and André Téchiné. From 1987-1996, he produced some 30 films, including João César Monteiro’s Recollections of the Yellow House and God’s Comedy, both awarded at the Venice Film Festival. Some of his recent works are collaborations with Nuno Leonel: Rabo de Peixe / Fish Tail (2015), Fim de Citação / End of Quote (2013), O Novo Testamento de Jesus Cristo Segundo João / The New Testament of Jesus Christ according to John (2013), Porca Miséria / Pig of a Story (2007), and Sol Menor / G Minor (2007). Pinto’s recent solo work is the biographical documentary E Agora? Lembra-me / What Now? Remind Me (2013). The film won a Special Jury Prize and the FIPRESCI Award at the Locarno Film Festival and Best International Film Awards at FIDBA, Valdivia and DocLisboa.



Image credit and description: a still image from What Now Remind Me depicting Joaqium Pinto lying in bed and looking forlorn. Image by Joaqium Pinto from Used by permission.

Adam DJ Brett