PLANO GERAL noun, masculine
Wide Shot n ; Wide Angle n
Master Plan n ; General Layout n ; Big Picture n
My name is Bruno Amaral and I’ve been working in broadcast for the private Portuguese TV networks since the year 2000. I’ve shot thousands of hours of live studio and exterior broadcasting coupled with hundreds of reportages shot all over Portugal. Simultaneously, working as a freelancer, I’ve filmed and/or broadcasted almost literally every type of event; corporate, musical, sports, advertising, documentary, etc.
I am proficient on every modern shooting equipment, from DSLRs to digital cinema and broadcast cameras. I can work as a one-man-band, mastering audio, lightning, editing, color grading, etc. As a cameraman, director of photography or director, whether on a live studio or ENG production, I’m skillful and trained.
Beyond what is taught in schools and workshops – intuition, the reasons that reason can’t grasp, the panoramic view, to see the big picture through small details – together with my vast experience, this is what I consider to be my strongest asset.