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Born in Lisbon in 1970, Miguel Sales Lopes started working in the film industry 18 years later as a Camera Assistant not only on Portuguese projects, but also from Spain, France and the United Kingdom.

From 1998 on he is a full time Director of Photography on fiction films for cinema and television, documentaries and commercials, getting for his works several international awards,

He is a member of the Portuguese Cinematography Association (AICTP) since 2000 and is the Chairman of the Photography College of the Portuguese Film Academy.

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Narrative

INNER GHOSTS
(Feature Film, Portugal 2015)
Dir. João Alves Prod. Bad Behavior

NÃO ESQUECERÁS
(Short Film, Portugal 2016)
Dir. João Mário Grilo Prod. Cinemate

VÍCIOS PARA UMA FAMÍLIA FELIZ
(Short Film, Portugal 2016)
Dir. Tiago R. Santos Prod. Helena Canhoto

AMOR IMPOSSÍVEL
(Feature Film, Portugal 2015)
Dir. António-Pedro Vasconcelos Prod. MGN Filmes
. Nominated for Best Cinematography at the 2015 Portuguese Film Academy Sophia Awards (Portugal) 2015

ESTRADA DE NADA
(Short Film, Portugal 2014)
Dir. Nuno Canavarro Prod. David & Golias

VIRADOS DO AVESSO
(Feature Film, Portugal 2014)
Dir. Edgar Pêra Prod. Cinemate

7 PECADOS RURAIS
(Feature Film, Portugal 2013)
Dir. João Cayatte Prod. Cinemate

UMA FAMÍLIA AÇOREANA
(Television Series, Portugal 2013)
Dir. Nicolau Breyner Prod. Cinemate

TEIA DE GELO
(Feature Film, Portugal 2011)
Dir. Nicolau Breyner Prod. Cinemate

O VOO DA PAPOILA
(Short Film, Portugal, 2010)
Dir. Nuno Portugal Prod. PNG Pictures

O SEGREDO DE MIGUEL ZUZARTE
(Feature Film, Portugal 2010)
Dir. Henrique Oliveira Prod. Hop!

A NOITE DO FIM DO MUNDO
(Feature Film, Portugal 2010)
Dir. Henrique Oliveira Prod. Hop!

O DEZ
(TV Series, Portugal 2008)
Dir. Paolo Marinou-Blanco Prod. Stopline

O ÚLTIMO CONDENADO À MORTE
(Feature Film, Portugal 2009)
Dir. Francisco Manso Prod. Cinemate

ALJUBARROTA
(Special Venue, Portugal 2007)
Dir. Margarida Cardoso Prod. Filmes do Tejo II

GOODNIGHT IRENE
(Feature Film, Portugal 2007)
Dir. Paolo Marinou-Blanco Prod. Filmes do Tejo II

DOT.COM
(Feature Film, Portugal 2007)
Dir. Luís Galvão Teles Prod. Fado Filmes
. Best Cinematography award at the Kimera Film Festival (Italy) 2009
. Best Cinematography award at the Hola Lisboa International Film Festival (Portugal) 2008
. Nominated for Best Cinematography at the Sacramento International Film Festival (U.S.A.) 2008
. International Competition at the Madridimagen Cinematography Festival (Spain) 2007

AO FUNDO DO TÚNEL
(Short Film, Portugal 2005)
Dir. João Pupo Prod. AS Produções

GLAMOUR
(Short Film, Portugal 2005)
Dir. Luís Galvão Teles Prod. Fado Filmes
. Manaki Brothers Cinematography Festival (Macedonia) 2006

A RAPARIGA DA MÃO MORTA
(Short Film, Portugal 2005)
Dir. Alberto Seixas Santos Prod. O Som e a Fúria
. Best Cinematography Award at the Vila do Conde International Short Film Festival (Portugal) 2005

ALGUÉM OLHARÁ POR TI
(Short Film, Portugal 2004)
Dir. Marta Pessoa Prod. Continental Filmes

1 MOTIVO
(Short Film, Portugal 2004)
Dir. Nuno Tudela Prod. D&D

INCÓGNITO
(Feature Film, Portugal 2003)
Dir. Nuno Jardim e Hugo Diogo

UM CÍRCULO PERFEITO
(Short Film, Portugal 2002)
Dir. Carlos Ramos Prod. O Som e a Fúria
. Manaki Brothers Cinematography Festival (Macedonia) 2003

A RAPARIGA NO ESPELHO
(Short Film, Portugal 2002)
Dir. Pedro Fortes Prod. O Som e a Fúria
. Best Cinematography Award at the International Festival of Cinema and Technology (U.S.A.) 2005
. Manaki Brothers Cinematography Festival (Macedonia) 2003

O ESPÍRITO DA LEI
(TV Series, Portugal 2001)
Dir. Fernando Ávila Prod. Costa do Castelo / SIC

A MULHER POLÍCIA
(Feature Film, Portugal 2000)
Dir. Joaquim Sapinho Prod. Rosa Filmes
(with Jacques Loiselleux AFC)
. Best Cinematography Award at the Gibara International Non-Budget Film Festival (Cuba) 2005
. AEC Best Cinematography Award at the Ourense International Independent Film Festival (Spain) 2003
. Best Cinematography Award at the Lecce European Film Festival (Italy) 2003
. International Competition at the Madridimagen Cinematography Festival (Spain) 2003

HISTÓRIA SEM INTERESSE
(Short Film, Portugal 1998)
Dir. Wilson Siqueira Prod. Tangerina Azul

Documentary

DESIGN ATRÁS DA GRADES
(TV Documentary, Portugal 2011)
Dir. Nicholas Oulman Prod. Glimpse

CESARIA, NHA SENTIMENTO
(TV Documentary, Portugal 2010)
Dir. Sofia Leite Prod. RTP

TOBIS PORTUGUESA
(Feature Film Portugal 2009)
Dir. Manuel Mozos Prod. Pedro Éfe Produções

MARIZA NO PALCO DO MUNDO
(TV Series, Portugal 2009)
Dir. Ivan Dias Prod. Duvideo

GOLFE
(Short Film, Portugal 2009)
Dir. Filipa Vala Prod. Filipa Vala

COM QUE VOZ
(Feature Film, Portugal 2009)
Dir. Nicholas Oulman Prod. Glimpse

O MILHO
(Feature Film, Portugal 2007)
Dir. José Barahona Prod. Filmes do Tejo II

MILÚ, A MENINA DA RÁDIO
(TV Documentary, Portugal 2007)
Dir. António Pedro Vasconcelos Prod. Oficina de Filmes

HÉCUBA, UN SUEÑO DE PASIÓN
(Feature Film, Spain 2006)
Dir. José Luis López-Linares e Arantxa Aguirre Prod. López-Li Films

EL CINE EN LAS VENAS
(TV Documentary, Spain 2005)
Dir. José Luis López-Linares Prod. López-Li Films

MORENTE SUEÑA LA ALHAMBRA
(Feature Film, Spain 2005)
Dir. José Sanchez Montes Prod. Ático Siete
(with José Luis López-Linares AEC)

UNA MIRADA FOTOGRAFICA
(TV Series, Spain 2005)
Dir. José Luis López-Linares Prod. López-Li Films

CINCO MILLONES DE TÍTULOS
(Short Film, Spain 2005)
Dir. Luis Calvo Prod. López-Li Films

RETRATO DE CARLOS SAURA
(TV Documentary, Spain 2004)
Dir. José Luis López-Linares Prod. Zebra Films

CARTA DE CHAMADA
(TV Documentary, Portugal 2003)
Dir. Cristina Ferreira Gomes Prod. Nanook

ALBERTI PARA CAMINANTES
(Feature Film, Spain 2003)
Dir. Javier Rioyo Prod. Cero en Conducta

HISTÓRIA DO CINEMA PORTUGUÊS – 1974/85
(TV Documentary, Portugal 1998)
Dir. Jorge Paixão da Costa Prod. Acetato

HISTÓRIA DO CINEMA PORTUGUÊS – 1986/98
(TV Documentary, Portugal 1998)
Dir. Margarida Cardoso Prod. Acetato

Commercials

Severall commercials for directors like Denis Rovira, Ricardo Cruz, André F., Sérgio Henriques, Leonel Vieira, Paulo Carboila, Ana Oliveira, Lawrence Page, Pablo Feron, Paulo Reixa, Nuno Maltez, Jusé Cunha, Manuel Sacadura, Alexandre Montenegro, and others.

Production Companies: Sync, Stopline, Tangerina Azul, Quioto, Trix, República das Bananas, Panorâmica 35, Pix-Mix, Facilidades e Filmes, Show Off and others.

Agencies: J. Walter Thompson, Ogilvy, Partners, Normajean, Grey, McCann, Zinc, TBWA, Y&R and others.

Music Videos

MIA ROSE - DISNEY MCR2
(Portugal 2010)
Dir. Nuno Portugal Prod. PNG Pictures

NSF - THIS IS FOR MY PEOPLE
(Portugal 2010)
Dir. Alexandre Valente Prod. Play Filmes

TIAGO BETTENCOURT & MANTHA - SE CUIDAS DE MIM
(Portugal 2009)
Dir. Tiago Betencourt, Alexandre Valente Prod. Play Filmes

TIAGO BETTENCOURT & MANTHA - SÓ MAIS UMA VOLTA
(Portugal 2009)
Dir. Tiago Betencourt, Alexandre Valente Prod. Play Filmes

MARIZA - ROSA BRANCA
(Portugal 2009)
Dir. Leonel Vieira Prod. Stopline

HUMANOS - MARIA ALBERTINA
(Portugal 2005)
Dir. António Ferreira Prod. Zed Filmes

GNR - POPLESS
(Portugal 2000)
Dir. João Maia Prod. Diamantino Filmes

DA WEASEL - A PAIXÃO
(Portugal 2000)
Dir. Bruno Pinhal Prod. Ozono Filmes

MISIA - PAIXÕES DIAGONAIS
(Portugal 1999)
Dir. Francisco Aragão Prod. Francisco Aragão

MICRO - INFANTES
(Portugal 1999)
Dir. Stjepan Klein Prod. Claudia Costa

Camera Operator

FADOS DE CARLOS SAURA
(Feature Film, Portugal 2007)
Dir. Carlos Saura DP: José Luis López-Linares Prod. Fado Filmes

¡BUEN VIAJE, EXCELENCIA!
(Feature Film, Spain 2003)
Dir. Albert Boadella DP: José Luis López-Linares Prod. Lolafilms

SALOMÉ
(Feature Film, Spain 2001) - 2nd Camera
Dir. Carlos Saura DP: José Luis López-Linares Prod. Zebra Productiones

OCTAVIA
(Feature Film, Spain 2001)
Dir. Basilio Martin Patino DP: José Luis López-Linares Prod. Linterna Mágica

BUÑUEL Y LA MESA DEL REY SALOMÓN
(Feature Film, Spain 2001) - 2nd Camera
Dir. Carlos Saura DP: José Luis López-Linares Prod. Zebra Productiones