Director Biography – Rodrigo Thome (THE OCEAN VOICE)

Rodrigo Thome is a Brazilian director, screenwriter, and producer.
Diving instructor since 1997, Thome dedicated his life to the oceans.
After many years teaching people how to dive, photographing the seas, and its inhabitants, he decided to expand his enchantment for the seas and started dedicating to produce audiovisual content connected to the ocean.

In 2014, he hosted and photographed 13 episodes of “Grutas e Cavernas”, a Brazilian tv show about the exploring caves and especially flooded caves.
He co-directed, photographed, and produce the 6 episodes tv mini-series “Uma Aventura no Alasca”, that premises on showing to the viewers the remote subaquatic life of Alaska.

Thome photographed the aerial images of the second season of the TV show “Slackline”, filming the life of two high line slackliners on tour in their moto home throughout Europe that air in 2013.
Also in 2013 he directed, photographed, and starred in a tv special about the reopening of the night diving in the remote Galápagos Island on the tv show “Fantástico”.

Between 2014 and 2016 he co-directed, produce, and filmed a 50 minutes tv special about the construction of The Marine Aquarium of Rio de Janeiro.
He co-directed and photographed 7 episodes of the mini-series “Águas Selvagens” in 2014-2015, diving with the most dangerous and challengings animals of the planet.

From 2015 to 2016 he directed, photographed, and produced a 14 episodes series “Ameaçados” that goes deep into the habitat and discusses the protection of endangered marine animals. He also directed a 50 minutes tv special about Trinidad and the first high-rank female commander of Brasilian Marines on the Island.

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