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01. Nominations & Awards

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OFFICIAL SELECTION - Atlanta Movie Award
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Robert dos Santos

With 40+ international awards and nominations to his name Robert dos Santos is without a doubt one of the visionaries changing the face of film today. This once upon a time lawyer has thrown his court robes aside and plunged headfirst into the world of directing with explosive results.


Winning at the Los Angeles Film awards and earning an honorary mention by Hollywood New Directors he has worked with countless high profile brands which include Mercedes-Benz and Warner Group.


A master of storytelling with a focus on strong narratives each of his projects exude a confident and effortless cinematic touch that will take your breath away. Based out of Cape Town, South Africa and Portugal his work has taken him across the globe. This is a director to keep your eyes on.

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Strong narratives accompanied by strong visuals, this is the calling card of international award winning director Robert dos Santos. Influenced by the early masters of cinema such Jean-Luc Godard and Martin Scorsese as well as modern masters such as James Cameron and Christopher Nolan, cinematic visuals and compelling storylines are instilled into every project.

Born in South Africa and working out of Cape Town Robert began his career as an attorney specialising in commercial contracts and entertainment law. With knowledge of the industry he took a leap out of the safe corporate world into the exciting adventures of commercials and film and has not looked back since.


A citizen of both South Africa and Portugal his shoots see him taken all around the world to exotic locations, which form the backdrop of his cinematic style.

South African director Robert dos Santos Film and Commercials Director

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