Ivan Abreu is a filmmaker, photographer and multimedia journalist from Brazil based in Hong Kong.
He has over 20 years experience in film, TV and online audiovisual productions.
Working around the globe, he takes editorial and commercial assignments, while also realising his personal projects.
As storyteller, he believes images can contribute to shedding light on lesser-known stories. Ivan enjoys working on longer-term, in-depth documentary narratives.
Besides, Ivan regularly teaches video and visual storytelling workshops and mentors international journalists and students.
His academic background is in Communication and Arts.
Editorial clients include:
Getty Images, TVE Spain, Great Big Story, Lagardère Sports, NRC Handelsblad, Greenpeace, AJ+, Red Cross Netherlands, MSF, TEDxAmsterdamED, NOOR Photo Agency, Initium Media, Brazilian Public Television, MTV Brasil, the Contemporary Cultural Centre of Barcelona/CCCB, Submarine.
Corporate clients include:
AFP Service, Geometry Global, Calvin Klein, Huawei, Bulgari, Nikon Europe, Hong Kong Tourism Board.
His photos and video were publish in international and local publications as The Guardian, National Geographic, South China Morning Post, NRC Handelsblad, Wall Street Journal, Deutsche Presse Agentur, Clarín Argentina, Business Insider, Yahoo News, El País, Ming Pao and elsewhere.