A journalist and film critic, Pedro Butcher has worked for leading Brazilian newspapers and is now a freelance contributor to Valor Econômico. From September 2017 to July 2018, he was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of California, Santa Barbara, researching the distribution of American films in Brazil from 1910 until 1925. Since 2016, he has coordinated Talent Press Rio, aimed at emerging Portuguese-speaking film critics. Since 2019, he teaches history of cinema and production of film festivals at ESPM-RJ. He is also part of the team of curators of the Belo Horizonte Int'l Film Festival - Cine BH and a collaborator of the co-production meeting Brasil Cine Mundi.
Last Updated: January 2023