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Laboratórios de Natureza Country: Portugal Lenght: 48’17’’ Director: Ricardo Espírito Santo Producer: Joaquim Pedro Ferreira Copyright: Terra Líquida Filmes Locations: Aveiro, Salreu, Quiaios, Olhão, Almada, Ericeira PLAY Synopsis Director’s Bio “Laboratórios de Natureza’’ (Nature Labs) is a 50 minute documental voyage around the Biology world and the last frontiers of Science, starring five different research teams from Portugal’s Aveiro University. From the oceanic depths to the protection of sea animals victims of the fishing industry, from antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria to the impact of nanoparticles on our life, the Portuguese researchers show a unique momentum and knowledge and offer it for the community’s benefit. Ricardo’s first experience in audiovisual media took place in Air Force. In 1992 he was invited to the newest projet SIC TV starting as image editor. In 1996, becomes director of SIC TV, a post he held until January 2009. As editor signed the assembly of large reports as “Meninos de Angola” winner at “International Festival Grand Reportage et du Document d`Actualité”. In 2000, with Cristina Boavida, co-produce the telefilm “Amo-te Teresa” winning film of the “Globos de Ouro”. At the same time he was professor of film direction courses. It also made commercials, music videos, training films, television galas and since 1998, is also director of football in Portugal and abroad. In 2006 he was co-founder Terra Líquida Filmes company in which he is director. 62