Magic Magic Mirror | Experimental

Realizado por Vasco Diogo, Portugal


This 4’33” silent film was completely made using only a mobile phone and several apps. For more than one year, Vasco Diogo posted small square movies on Instagram, that are now connected by freely in Magic Magic Mirror. The film celebrates medium specificity and digital primitivism with an experimental and comic touch.


Vasco Diogo was born in Lisbon in 1970. He has a degree in Sociology from Universidade Nova de Lisboa, a master’s degree in social sciences from Universidade de Lisboa, and a Ph.D. in Communication Sciences by Universidade Nova de Lisboa, with the thesis: “Video: specificity, hybridity, and experimentation”(scholarship by FCT, 2008).
From 2008 to 2020 he was a professor at the University of Beira Interior teaching mainly cinema directing, new cinemas, and experimental cinema.
After being co-founder of Projecto Teatral, works, since 1998 in performance, video art, and experimental cinema around themes such as self-presentation, truth, and manipulation. In experimental cinema, he has won several international awards (more than 70), especially with the film: “anexperimentalviralvlog – the movie remix # !”. He has shown his works in several exhibitions and festivals in Portugal, Spain, Italy, the USA, Canada, India, Germany, France, Cyprus, Poland, etc.


Vasco Diogo


Vasco Diogo


Vasco Diogo



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