Pedro F Marcelino

Is a filmmaker, author, and political scientist. Born in the Cape Verdean diaspora in Lisbon and currently based in Canada, he is the Creative Director of Anatomy of Restlessness Films in Toronto. Following a career as a journalist, social researcher, and political advisor, he produces film and TV projects with an eminent social-political angle, both fiction and non-fiction. In 2020, at the peak of the pandemic, he co-organized FUTURE NOW!, an African digital conference about the creative industries. He is the co-founder and Head of Development & Strategy at Baobab Film Collective, an international ensemble of African filmmakers. He is a member of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, and is the recipient of the 2018 Rigoberta Menchú Social Award.

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