Brazilian Director Calixto Hakim screens his latest full-feature film at UofL Latin American Film Festival

Film will be exhibited on October 3 at 7:00 p.m. at the Floyd Theater. Director will be in attendance and will field questions from the audience.
Brazilian Director Calixto Hakim screens his latest full-feature film at UofL Latin American Film Festival

Calixto Hakim, Brazilian film director

Calixto Hakim, Director / Writer / Executive Producer
email: ++ 55 (41) 99106-0402

A Bachelor of Arts degree in Cinema from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA, Hakim is a Brazilian / Swiss filmmaker who has been awarded several film and audiovisual works. Pioneer in 360º videos. He has extensive experience in the field of documentaries, advertising, film and TV. In advertising, he has directed more than 100 films for clients such as Volvo, Cisco, Renault, Embraer, Petrobras, Government of Brasil, Itaú Bank among others. In addition to Brazil, Calixto has experience of filming in countries such as Switzerland, Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Paraguay and U.S.A. For TV Calixto created, directed and wrote mini series, series and telefilms for TVs. 


• Dear Rosalia (2019) - Pilot mini series winner of the Brazilian Regional Film Contest FSA / BRDE(2015)

Director, Writer. 23 min. Drama.

• Oxen, Foxes and Crocodiles (2019) - Winner Brazilian Regional Film Contest FSA / BRDE (2015) -

Director, Screenwriter. 52 min. - Drama.

• Santo Forte (2015) - Drama series, 13 episodes 45 min., 2K. Author argument

1o episode, Director Episodes 05,06 and 08.

Winner best Brazilian series by Ancine. Exibit on the channel Sony / AXN

• Brazil, a country with much history to tell (2014) - Director - Documentary,

Short Film-for Embratur / Unesco. - Exhibition on commercial flights, events that represent Brazil abroad, major fairs, congresses, international fairs, etc ...

• Swiss Brazilians - A Forgotten History (2013) Director, Writer, Executive Producer - Medium-Length, 52 min. Docudrama, 2K,,

Exhibition in commercial cinemas in Switzerland and Brazil. Broadcast on TV: CNT TV, Canal Brasil and SRF-1 in Switzerland

• 3 Beasts and a Beauty (2008) Author. Director and Writer 3 episodes 

Series Humor (8 episodes) 8 min. Broadcast, Broadcast TV: RPC TV (Rede Globo PR)

• Louco de Bom (2007-2008) - Director

Series of Humor (60 episodes), 2 min. Broadcast, Broadcast TV: RPC TV (Rede Globo PR)

• The Pin Mark (2007) -Director, Screenwriter and Producer Short Film, 13 min. comedy, 16mm,

TV Broadcast: RPC TV (Rede Globo Paraná)

• Avassaladoras- The Series (2006) - Writer 1 Episode Series Comedy, 45 min.Broadcast, Color

TV Show: National Record Network and Fox Latin America

TV Show: National Record Network and Fox Latin America

• Distorted Images (1998) Director, Writer and Producer Half-length, 22 min.

Thriller, 35mm, Color, Broadcast on Educational TV from Paraná

• TV (1996) Director, Writer, Producer Short Film, 8 min., Comedy, 16mm, Color

Broadcast on Educativa TV do Paraná

• The Alley (1995) Director, Writer, Producer Short Film, Fiction, Super 8mm, B / W


• For Santo Forte - Best TV Series - Ancine International TV Festival - São Paulo (Brazil) 2015

• For Distorted Images - Prize of the Public International Film Festival of the Algarve (Portugal) 1999

• For Distorted Images Gold Medal at WorldFest Houston (Texas, USA) 1999 

• For Distorted Images Bronze Plate Columbus Int'l Film and Video Festival (Ohio, USA) 1998

• For Distorted Images Special Jury Prize at the Huy World Festival of Short Films (Belgium) 1998

• For Distorted Images Merit Honor Temecula Valley Int'l Film Festival (California, USA) 1998

• For TV Honor to Merit at the Joey Awards San Jose, California, USA 1996

Participated in more than 30 international film festivals with his films.

• Lucerne International Film Festival (Switzerland) 2014

• Latin American Film Festival in Trieste (Italy) 2000

• Finalist Angelus Award-Directors Guild of America (USA) -2000

• Los Angeles Latino Film Festival (USA) 1999

• New York Independent International Film Festival (USA) 1999

• Recife National Film Festival (Brazil) 1999

• Boston Film Festival (USA) 1998

• Latin American Festival of Gramado -1998

• International Film Festival of Figueira da Foz (Portugal) 1998

• Abitibi-Témiscamingue Festival of International Cinema (Canada) 1998 •

Texas Film Festival 1996

• São Paulo International Film Festival 1996