Leandro Goddinho is a Brazilian filmmaker based in Berlin. After studying Cinema and also Theatre in Brazil he has directed 5 short films, 2 medium-length films and 2 videoclips, totaling more then 50 awards in Film Festivals in Brazil and abroad, operating in the audiovisual industry as a director, screenwriter and picture editor.
On TV, he worked as image editor and assistant director in sitcoms for the MULTISHOW channel in Brazil. He also directed 3 theatre plays and was assistant for renowned directors in São Paulo.
In 2015 he was selected to the German Chancellor Fellowship for prospective leaders sponsored by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to research and develop a documentary about homophobia in Brazil and Germany. The documentary is the second part of his LGBT project.
Currently is attending a Master in Media and Visual Antropology in Freie Universität-Berlin. His short film Piscina (Pool) had the World Premiere in the Palm Springs International Film Festival in June, won best Film Award in the Indian Film Festival and is running the film festival circuit around the world.