Vasco Lucas Nunes was born in Lisbon, Portugal, and began working in the film and television industry in the early 90's. He has worked extensively in documentaries and commercials in four Continents while living in Europe and the US. His previous experience in television and film included producing and editing for CNN while finishing his film bachelor degree, producing and shooting for international promo and documentary house 7ate9 Creative, including the feature documentary Jari shot in the Brazilian Amazon.
Since arriving to Los Angeles he finished a masters in cinematography at the American Film Institute, and started to focus on music media and narrative film. His fiction cinematography work includes several shorts, most recently Bamboo by Todd Levin, starring Ted Danson, Robert Wagner, and Zoey Deschannel. His documentary work includes three other feature docs, and winning the cinematography prize at the 2004 International Cinematographer's Guild Showcase.
His work with Ondi Timoner on music videos and feature documentaries for artists like The Vines, Dave Koz, David Lee Roth, Vanessa Carlton, and The Dandy Warhols, was complemented with his involvement as a cinematographer and co-producer on DIG! Winner of the Grand Jury Prize of the Sundance Film Festival 2004, and now part of the permanent collection of the MoMA.
He is currently working on a myriad of fiction, music and documentary projects, including Ondi Timoner's The Mother of Invention: the History of Jamaican Music.
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