Biography: Filmmaker João Daniel Tikhomiroff is the founder and Mixer’s current Executive Chairman. His presence has been a constant in the international advertising industry. As an advertising film director he won 41 Lions at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival, becoming the second most awarded director of the festival. He is the only Latin American director selected among the 32 best in the world in The Commercial Book (D&AD British Yearbook) and has been awarded at the main Brazilian festivals like the Festival do Rio (Grand Prix, Gold and Silver), Anuário de Criação of the Clube de Criação of São Paulo (Gold Silver and Bronze), Prêmio Caboré, among others. João has produced dozens of drama series and documentaries for the main international and national TV networks, receiving various awards and nominations. He directed the feature film Besouro (Disney-Miravista/Globo Filmes) which was selected and awarded in various countries and festivals like Taormina (Italy), Berlin Festival, ReelWorldFilm Festival (Toronto), Sitges (Spain), Pan African Film Festival (Los Angeles) and three Awards of Brazilian Cinema (Brazilian Academy of Cinema).
Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Besouro [Beetle] (2011).
Besouro [Beetle] (2009);
Roberto Carlos Especial – Reflections (2012);
Now, Yes! (2013).