The Lone Wolf
A FILM BY FILIPE MELO
SHORTLISTED AT THE 95th OSCARS CEREMONY – BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM CATEGORY
Short Film – Portugal – 2021 – 23 min
Color | Portuguese with English, French and Spanish subtitles | 2:1 | 5.1
One night on Viva FM’s late night show, host Vitor Lobo gets a phone call from a friend who wants to catch up on old times.
Adriano Luz, António Fonseca, Maria João Pinho
WRITER : Filipe Melo
PRODUCERS : Sandra Faria and Nina Ramos (Força de Produção)
CINEMATOGRAPHY : Vasco Viana
ART DIRECTION : Juan Cavia
SOUND DESIGN & MIXING : Dillon Bennett
EDITING : Gabriela Soares
MUSIC : Filipe Melo, The Legendary Tigerman, Marante
Filipe Melo is a musician, film director, and author. He studied at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, and since then he works as a jazz pianist, producer and orchestrator. He has composed music for film and directed music videos and award-winning short films. He is also a comic book author – his books are published in the US (Dark horse comics, IDW), Brasil, France, Poland, Turkey and Spain.
THE LONE WOLF | 2021, 23 min.
SLEEPWALK | 2018, 15 min.
MUNDO CATITA | 2007, Mini series
I’LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS | 2003, 20 min.
FESTIVALS & AWARDS
FEST New Directors, New Films (Portugal), 2021
MotelX Film Festival, 2021
Caminhos Film Festival, 2021 *AWARD WINNER
Curtas Vila do Conde, 2021 *AUDIENCE AWARD
Festival REGARD, 2022
DC Shorts, 2022
Filmoramax, 2022 *GRAND PRIX *AUDIENCE AWARD
Thessaloniki International Short Film Festival, 2022
Vancouver International Film Festival, 2022
Aesthetica International Film Festival, 2022
San Diego International Film Festival, 2022
*Best Live Action Short Film – Sophia Awards (Portuguese Film Academy)
Izmir International Short Film Festival, 2022
3 in 1 Film Festival, 2022 *BEST PORTUGUESE SHORT *BEST DIRECTOR *BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM *MEILLEUR COURT MÉTRAGE DE FICTION
Cinema on the Bayou, 2023