Director Biography – Paulo A. M. Oliveira, Pedro Martins (HAUSCHEN)

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2016
Paulo A. M. Oliveira wrote, produced, and directed the suspense/horror short film (In)Focus.

2017
Paulo A. M. Oliveira directed the micro-short Vegan Girl, winner of YORN MicroCurtas de Terror contest at MOTELx – Lisbon International Horror Film Festival.

2018
Directed the short film Calipso, which was screened at numerous national and international festivals and was nominated for best Portuguese horror short film at MOTELx
Furthermore, Calipso was also awarded an Honorable Mention at the Unrestricted View Horror Film Festival (London, 2018), Best Actress Award at the Hrizantema Festival (Serbia, 2018), Best Short Film at Shortcutz in November (Lisbon, 2018), Best Short Film at the Berlin Flash Film Festival in November (2018), Best Actor Pedro Laginha at the Shortcutz Viseu (Portugal, 2019) and Best Actress Adriana Moniz at the Shortcutz Viseu (Portugal, 2019)

2019
Paulo A. M. Oliveira directed the short film Häuschen – A herança, and was awarded with Special Mention at MotelX – Lisbon International Horror Film Fest. The Häuschen – a herança short film was also awarded:
Best Berlin Flash Film Festival (Berlin, 2019); Special Mention for Best Cinematography at the Unrestricted View Horror Film Festival (London, 2019); Special Mention for Best Art Direction at the Planos Festival (Portugal, 2019); Winner Session at the Shortcutz Viseu (Portugal, 2019); and Winner Session at the Shortcutz Leiria (Portugal, 2019).
Häuschen – a herança was nominated for Best Fiction short film at Sophia Awards, Academia Portuguesa de cinema (Portugal, 2019);

2019
Paulo A. M. Oliveira produced and worked as camera assistant at the short film Canção de Embalar, directed by João Pedro Frazão. The short film was screened at numerous national and international festivals and was nominated for best Portuguese horror short film at MOTELx and was also awarded:
Honorable Mention at Berlin Flash Film Festival (Berlin, 2019); Cinematography Award at European Festival (Amsterdam, 2020); Winner Jury Award at Best at National Short Film (Madeira, 2020) and Winner Audience Award at National Short Film (Madeira, 2020).

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