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Miguel Barbosa: Profile + Interview

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Miguel Barbosa: Interview


The first words that comes to your mind when you hear Inspiration, Passion, and Strength

Perseverance in the face of adversity.

Who are you? (Answer how you interpret this question)

Imagination translator.

Why do you do what you do?

It makes me happy, satisfied, engaged.

When did you know this is what you wanted to do, and what events led you to choose it?

I've always enjoyed playing with toys and creating elaborate sequences in my mind. Once I got my hands on a camera, it became more logical to get out of my head and start weaving what I imagined together in real life.

Toughest thing you had to overcome to do what you do? And what/who helped you?

Although there are many problems that come with filmmaking, I've never seen anything as too tough or something I have to overcome (problems can be bent). The challenges are part of the deal and they will only become more complex. If you perceive them as a positive thing that will only lead you to where you want to go they become much easier to manage.

Has anyone/anything ever inspired you to become who you are (to follow your dreams)? Have you ever inspired anyone directly?

My father is passionate about teaching me aspects of human behaviour and society. He never directly told me to 'follow my dreams', he taught me how the world works, that anything is possible, and that I shouldn't restrict my mindset to one region, style or era.

One mistake that you made in your journey? How have you learnt from them?

Not integrating a team sooner. You can't do everything yourself and you have to respect each role in a production.

Upcoming projects? Plans/goal? (about anything, if you have any)

Series, features, music videos, commercials and more. Always working and trying to progress.

What advice would you give to other people? (Just about life in general - It could be about anything)

Learn from your peers' success and failures. Watch how they progress after a success or failure. This can be applied to all things in life. Be open minded in a sense that everyone knows something that you don't.

Say anything you want, about anything (Last words)

People are more important than places.


Miguel Barbosa: Profile


Full name

Miguel James Barbosa



Place of Birth? (city, country)

Scarborough, Ontario

Where you live now? (city, country)

Oakville, Ontario

Origins (where parents are from)? (city, country)

Guadalajara, Mexico & Montreal, Quebec

First Language?


What do you do? (Profession/Occupation)

Director & Editor

How long have you been doing it?

10 years

Fav Song

Honest by The New Division

Fav Musician/Vocal artist/Rapper/Singer

Lady Gaga

Fav Movie

The Matrix Trilogy

Fav Actor/Actress

Clive Owen, Jessica Chastain

Fav Clothing brand


Fav Visual artist/Photographer/Filmaker/Dancer/Choreographer

Neave Bozorgi, photographer

Fav Sport to watch


Fav Sport to play





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