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João Costa Menezes

Actor | Producer | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
Mulheres, bah! (2008) | O Serial Killer (2004) | Zero (2000)
AWARDS 
1 win & 1 nomination More »
HEIGHT 
5' 11" (1.80m)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 35-45
GUILDS *
Non-Union
ETHNICITY *
Latin/Hispanic | Mediterranean
HAIR *
Black (Shoulder Length)
EYES *
Hazel
WEIGHT *
171 lbs
PHYSIQUE *
Athletic
ATHLETICS *
Soccer | Golf | Cycling | Football | Tennis  Less
ACCENTS *
Spanish | French
LANGUAGES *
Portuguese | French | Spanish
INSTRUMENTS *
Drums
DANCE *
Flamenco | Capoeira
WORK HISTORY *
Voice Over | Radio | Television | Film | Music Video | Commercial  Less
JOB TYPES *
Stunts | Writing | Editing | Directing | Cinematography | Acting | Producing | Production  Less
CITIZENSHIP *
Portugal (with valid passport)
UNPAID WORK *
Willing to work unpaid
VANITY URL *
http://www.imdb.me/joaomenezes
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (36 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for CinderellaCinderella Ball Dancer (uncredited)  Less 2015 $95MM $201MM / $544MM
  • Primary photo for Exodus: Gods and KingsExodus: Gods and Kings Moses' Army (uncredited)  Less 2014 $140MM $65MM / $268MM
  • Primary photo for MaleficentMaleficent Palace Guard (uncredited)  Less 2014 $180MM $241MM / $759MM
  • Primary photo for I Give It a YearI Give It a Year Client (uncredited)  Less 2013 $33K / —
  • Primary photo for William Goes DownWilliam Goes Down (Short) Sound Designer  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Prince of Persia: The Sands of TimePrince of Persia: The Sands of Time Trumpeter (uncredited)  Less 2010 $200MM $91MM / $335MM
  • Primary photo for Robin HoodRobin Hood Archer (uncredited)  Less 2010 $200MM $105MM / $322MM
  • Primary photo for Clash of the TitansClash of the Titans Soldier (uncredited)  Less 2010 $125MM $163MM / $493MM
  • Primary photo for LoucuraLoucura (Short) Vicente, Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Producer, Writer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Dorian GrayDorian Gray Soldier (uncredited)  Less 2009 — / $21MM
  • Primary photo for Mulheres, bah!Mulheres, bah! (Short) Actor (voice), Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Producer, Writer (scriptwriter)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for CharlieCharlie Diner Patron / Bartender of Lonely Bar (as Joao Menzes), Production Assistant (as Joao Menzes)  Less 2007 €5K
  • Primary photo for 28 Weeks Later28 Weeks Later Infected Person (uncredited)  Less 2007 $15MM $29MM / $64MM
  • Primary photo for Remember My DreamRemember My Dream (Short) Director, Editor, Producer, Writer  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Children of MenChildren of Men Terrorist (uncredited)  Less 2006 $76MM $36MM / $70MM
  • Primary photo for Basic Instinct 2Basic Instinct 2 Soho Cool (uncredited)  Less 2006 $70MM $6MM / $39MM
  • Primary photo for AgurAgur (Short) Camera (Super 8), Director, Editor, Producer, Sound, Writer  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for V for VendettaV for Vendetta Soldier (uncredited)  Less 2005 $54MM $71MM / $133MM
  • Primary photo for The Poker AcademyThe Poker Academy (Video) Assistant Camera  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Blind Productions ProjectThe Blind Productions Project (Short) Man  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Quality IndigoQuality Indigo Ray The Hitman  Less 2005 £100K
  • Primary photo for O Serial KillerO Serial Killer (Short) João Guimarães, Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Producer, Writer (screenplay)  Less 2004 €40K
  • Primary photo for Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang)Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang) Stunts (Gangster)  Less 2001 $5MM
  • Primary photo for AkashaAkasha Bruno, Art Director, Cinematographer, Director, Editor (edited by), Executive Producer, Producer, Production Manager, Sound, Writer  Less 2001 $2K
  • Primary photo for ZeroZero (Short) Man, Director, Executive Producer, Producer, Sound, Writer  Less 2000 $900
  • Primary photo for ChocolatChocolat Gypsy (uncredited)  Less 2000 $25MM $72MM / $81MM
  • Primary photo for Gangster No. 1Gangster No. 1 Witness (uncredited)  Less 2000 $31K / —
  • Primary photo for HonestHonest Hippie (uncredited)  Less 2000 £3MM
  • Primary photo for GladiatorGladiator Roman Soldier (uncredited)  Less 2000 $103MM $188MM / $458MM
  • Primary photo for Sleepy HollowSleepy Hollow Aristocrat (uncredited)  Less 1999 $100MM $101MM / $206MM
  • Primary photo for Tube TalesTube Tales Passenger (segment "Rosebud")  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for Notting HillNotting Hill Journalist (uncredited)  Less 1999 $42MM $116MM / $364MM
  • Primary photo for Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom MenaceStar Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace Naboo Fighter Pilot (uncredited)  Less 1999 $115MM $475MM / $1.03B
  • Primary photo for The MummyThe Mummy Stevedore (uncredited)  Less 1999 $80MM $155MM / $416MM
  • Primary photo for AnxietyAnxiety Guest  Less 1998 PTE 450MM
  • Primary photo for Saving Private RyanSaving Private Ryan Soldier on the Beach (uncredited)  Less 1998 $70MM $217MM / $482MM
Past Television (6 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Perfect DayPerfect Day (TV Movie) Double of Aidan McArdle, Stunt Double (Aidan McArdle)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The Life and Adventures of Nicholas NicklebyThe Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (TV Movie) Begger (uncredited)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The 10th KingdomThe 10th Kingdom (TV Mini-series) Argentinean Ambassador ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
    • Episode #1.8 (Mar 19, 2000) Argentinean Ambassador (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for SunburnSunburn (TV Series) Luis ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000 1
    • Episode #2.5 (Feb 19, 2000) Luis (as Joao Menezes)  Less
  • Primary photo for Jonathan CreekJonathan Creek (TV Series) Fan ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for CleopatraCleopatra (TV Mini-series) Palace Guard  Less 1999– 

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Cinderella (2015) * – Ball dancer Walt Disney Pictures/Kenneth Branagh
  • Exodus (2014) * – Moses army Ridley Scott
  • Maleficent (2014) * – Palace Guard Walt Disney Pictures/Robert Stromberg
  • I Give It a Year (2013) * – Client Studio Canal/Dan Mazer
  • Robin Hood (2011) * – Soldier Universal/Ridley Scott
  • Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010) * – Trumpeter Walt Disney Pictures-Jerry Bruckheimer/Mike Newell
  • Loucura (2010) * – Director ME!
  • Clash of the Titans (2010) * – Soldier The Zanuck Company/Louis Leterrier
  • Dorian Gray (2009) * – Soldier Oliver Parker
  • Mulheres, bah! (2008 short) * – Writer, Director, Producer, Editor ME!
  • Orange Wednesday (2008 short) * – Man (lead) LFA/Catalina Devia
  • 28 weeks Later (2007) * – Infected Fox/Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
  • Dirty Bomb (2007 short) * – 1st AD Blind ID Productions/Ted Wallach
  • On The Other Side (2007) * – 2nd AD Trinity International/Shanti Chilumala
  • Charlie (2007) * – Production Assistant McClelland Productions/Salvatore Interland
  • Remember My Dream (2007 short) * – Writer, Director, Producer, Editor ME!
  • Children of Men (2006) * – Terrorist Universal/Alfonso Cuarón
  • Fatal Instinct 2 (2006) * – Soho cool MGM/Michael Caton-Jones
  • Agur (2006 short) * – Writer, Director, Producer, Editor ME!
  • The Poker Academy (2005 video) * – 2nd Assistant Camera NBC Universal Pics/Ritchie Pengelly
  • V for Vendetta (2005) * – Soldier Warner Bros/James McTeigue
  • Quality Indigo (2005) * – Ray, the Hitman Troubled Children Films/Jaspreet Grewal
  • Serial Killer (2004 short) * – Jorge Guimaraes. Writer, Director, Producer, Editor ME!
  • Akasha (2001) * – Bruno. Writer, Director, Producer, Editor Zero Filmes
  • Chocolate (2000) * – Gipsy Miramax/Lasse Hallström
  • Gangster No. 1 (2000) * – Witness FilmFour/Paul McGuigan
  • Honest (2000) * – Hippy Pathé Entertainment/Dave Stewart
  • Gladiator (2000) * – Roman Soldier Universal Pictures/Ridley Scott
  • Zero (2000 short) * – Man (lead). Writer, Director, Producer Zero Filmes
  • Kiss Kiss (Bang Bang) (2000) * – Gangster (stunts) Pagoda Films/Stewart Sugg
  • Sleepy Hollow (1999) * – Aristocrat Paramount Pictures/Tim Burton
  • The Maddest Man (1999) * – Boom operator Hangman Productions/Mark Fortune
  • Waves without Sound (1999 short) * – Script Supervisor Piobaire Fraoch Productions/Brit Fitzpatrick
  • Star Wars: Episódio I - The Phantom Menace (1999) * – Naboo Fighter Pilot LucasFilm/George Lucas
  • Notting Hill (1999) * – Journalist Working Title/Roger Michell
  • The Mummy (1999) * – Stevedore Universal Pictures/Stephen Sommers
  • Saving Private Ryan (1998) * – Soldier Amblin-DreamWorks-Paramount/Steven Spielberg
  • Inquietude (1998) * – Guest Madragoa Filmes/Manoel de Oliveira
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Little Dorrit (2008) * – Aristocrat BBC
  • Perfect Day (2005) (TV) * – Double of Aidan McArdle Channel 5 Television/David Richards
  • Bleak House (2005) * – Vagrant BBC
  • The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (2001) * – Begger Channel 4/Stephen Whittaker
  • The 10th Kingdom (2000 TV mini-series) * – Argentinean Ambassador Hallmark Entertainment/David Carson
  • Gormenghast (2000) * – Villager BBC
  • Sunburn (1999 TV series) * – Luis BBC/Dan Zeff
  • Jonathan Creek: Miracle in Crooked Lane (1999 TV episode) * – Fan (Jonathan Creek's look-a-like) BBC/Richard Holthouse
  • Cleopatra (1999 TV movie) * – Palace Minister Hallmark Entertainment/Franc Roddam
  • Tube Tales (1999 TV movie) * – Witness Sky Pictures/Gaby Dellal
CommercialsCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Met Tower - Because you love New York (2007) * – Director Madley Creative
  • Mac tour campaign (2007) * – voice-over iProbe Multilingual Solutions
  • Morning Lovers (1999) * – Man (lead) Fat Herdsman Prod/Mark Hamilton
MusicCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Carlos Leitão - Sexta-feira (2016) * – Director ME!
  • Sandra Correia - Coração Vadio (2015) * – Director ME!
  • Irmãos Ramos live @ Cine-teatro Sá da Bandeira (2013) * – Director ME!
  • Sandra Correia - Live (2012) * – Producer ME!
  • Irmãos Ramos live @ Ritz Club (2012) * – Director ME!
  • Sandra Correia live @ Feira de Artesanato do Estoril (2012) * – Director ME!
  • Miguel Ramos live @ Casino de Espinho (2012) * – Director ME!
  • Rapariga Eléctrica - Querida Sara (2012) * – Director ME!
  • Cordeone - És a única (2011) * – Director ME!
  • Sandra Correia live @ Ponte da Barca (2011) * – Director ME!
  • Rapariga Eléctrica - Tens de sair (2011) * – Director ME!
  • Sandra Correia live @ CC Malaposta (2010) * – Director ME!
  • Cordeone - K vida (2010) * – Director ME!
  • Sandra Correia live at cine-teatro António Lamoso (2009) * – Director ME!
  • Nicole Eitner - Dinner 4 1 (2008) * – Director Madley Creative
  • Fingertips Live Act - unplugged (2007) * – Director Metrosonic Records
  • Francisco Capelle - Como Sempre Fui (2007) * – Director Metrosonic Records
  • The Fingertips - Melancholic Ballad (2005) * – Director Universal Music/Metrosonic Records
Voice OverCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Mulheres, bah! (2008 short) * – voice-over ME!/Joao Costa Menezes
  • Mac tour campaign (2007) * – voice-over iProbe Multilingual Solutions
VideoCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Incessant (2005) * – Clown Take 9/Yasmin
  • Armed for Glory (2005) * – Man (lead) Blind Productions/Julia Sandberg Hansson

Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

SPECIAL TRAININGYEARCITY/STATE
  • Raindance * – Creating a business plan and budgeting 2008 London
  • Raindance * – Directing for film and tv, Patrick Tucker 2008 London
  • London Academy of Stage and Screen Combat * – Stage Combat 2005 London
  • City Lit * – Audio work 2005 London
  • Escuela de Escritores de Madrid * – Creative writing 2002 Madrid
  • London Electronic Arts * – Avid editing 1999 London
  • Raindance * – Lo-to-No Budget Filmmaking 1999 London
  • London Film Academy * – Filmmaking 1998 London

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • International Portuguese Music Awards * – Best Music Video 2017
  • Arouca Film Festival * – Best Cinematography 2016
  • Arouca Film Festival * – Best Music Video (for "Melancholic Ballad") 2011
  • Melies D'Argent * – Nominated Best European Fantasy Film 2001
  • Huesca Film Festival * – Special Award 2000
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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