Latino writer and screenwriter Fernando Santos Silvestrin graduated from UCLA Professional Program in Writing for Television — run by the renowned UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television MFA faculty. He is the co-creator of 52 Idle Shorts — an anthology web series that explores life's best idle moments. Currently in production, the series is designed to inspire busy humans to appreciate and reconnect with the simple pleasures of life. Fernando has published two short stories in Brazil and is a certified screenwriter from Roteiraria — a Brazilian pioneer school dedicated exclusively to the craft of screenwriting. Here, you'll find some of his fictional writings, essays and blogish rants. Enjoy!
PORTUGUÊS - CONTOS
SCREENPLAYS / ROTEIROS
KILLING EVE - SPEC
Carolyn decides to come forward as an MI6 whistleblower during bereavement leave, and Eve tries to reconcile with Niko. Villanelle challenges Dasha for a dangerous game.
MULHERES EMPILHADAS - SERIES BIBLE
A limited series adaptation from Patricia Melo's novel. A junior attorney must face her childhood traumas after becoming involved in a series of femicide trials in the westernmost part of Brazil.
THE FIRST BITE - SHORT
After being released from prison, an ex-convict living under strict surveillance finds his freedom threatened once his sugar cravings kick in.
52 IDLE SHORTS - PITCH DOC.
An anthology web series exploring our relationship with the offline world. It's an ode to rare moments of idleness, encouraging us to sidestep all the commotion and stress of contemporary life.
TOWER OF WONDERS - SHORT
The relationship of a travelling couple becomes complicated when they get lost searching for a famous lighthouse.