Los Angeles, CA, USA
Thiago Dadalt is a writer/director and producer from Brazil. He started his film career writing and directing stage plays in his home country before launching his first short film “The Postman,” in 2007 at the age of 22. He has won numerous awards with “Chocolate” a short film about the early onset of Alzheimer's and the homeless community in L.A. His latest project DUKE (about severe autism) was officially selected at the “American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase” at Cannes 2019, Cleveland, Stage 32 contest (showing at HollyShorts, Raindance, Austin film fest 2019) and many others. Thiago just finished his first feature documentary about Nancy Paulikas, diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimers and wandered off while visiting LACMA museum in October 2016.