Miguel is a Portuguese cinematographer currently working in a wide range of areas. He has been involved in fiction, advertising, documentary and video clips across the globe, including Angola, New Zealand, and Spain. After a very successful international career as an image assistant and camera operator, he made his debut as a cinematographer in António Borges Correia’s film "Parto" (2010). Since then, Miguel has been involved in several award-winning projects such as "Pt-Es" (Best Documentary Film - Avanca Film Festival, 2012), "O Cheiro das Velas" (Best Portuguese Short Film - FIKE ÉVORA, 2013), "Os Olhos de André" (Best Portuguese Feature Film - Indie Lisboa, 2015), "Madre Paula" (Best TV series - Sophia Awards, 2018), "A Língua" (Best Foreign Short – Unrestricted View Film Festival, 2019). In 2020, he wins the AIP’s best cinematography award with Maria Hespanhol's short "Final Act". Advertising campaigns for McDonalds España, Adidas, Unitel Angola and video clips for Moonspell and The Black Mamba are also part of his diverse portfolio.
With a degree in Film from the School of Theater and Cinema of Lisbon, Miguel has been taking his education and experience back to the classroom, teaching Cinematography at the Cascais School of Arts & Design (CSARTS).