DIRECTOR AYRES

about 

RODRIGO BAUMGARTNER AYRES


Rodrigo is a director and writer for film and theatre based in New York City. He was born on October 25th, 1985, in Porto Alegre, Brazil. His parents are Maria Francisca Baumgartner and Valdir Camargo Ayres, both doctors in Brazil.

Rodrigo moved to New York City to study filmmaking at the New York Film Academy (2013 - 2014). Since then he has directed several short films, short plays and one feature film.


Currently Rodrigo is working with the 'Acting Studio' as a theatre director and playwright, and is also directing and producing films independently. His latest short film, 'To new Beginnings', is entering the festival circuit in 2018. Rodrigo has another three new shorts in post-production titled: 'Not a Love Story' (comedy); 'The Wolves we Feed' (drama); and 'My Gift to You' (romance/comedy).

Director's Statement:
"My favorite stories are the personal ones, about that journey of discovery, overcoming obstacles and the pursuit of dreams. If I can add a little magic then I believe the story becomes even more unique."

Portfolio on IMDb

films

The Wolves we Feed (2018)

20min | Short, Drama
Director, Producer: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres
Writer, Producer: Dave Leos
Cinematographer, Producer: Daniel Rey Lozano
Trailer link: Vimeo
Film Link: not available (currently in post-production)
Web: thewolveswefeed.com

Not a Love Story (2018)

20min | Short, Comedy
Director, Producer: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres
Writer, Producer: Gautam Gurnani (Joker Face Entertainment)
Cinematographer, Producer: Daniel Rey Lozano
Producer: Zen Dot
Editor: Joseph Larsen
Trailer link: not available (currently in post-production)
Film Link: not available (currently in post-production)

To New Beginnings (2017)

20min | Short, Comedy
Director: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres
Writer, Producer: Nicholas VanderBorgh (Dutch Angle Films)
Dir. Photography: Steven Carmona
Editor: Nam Tran
Composer: Michael Wheare
IMDb
Trailer link: YouTube
Film Link: not available (currently in festivals)
Web: dutchanglefilms.co

Felices Acá En New York - “Happy Here in New York” (2016)

13min | Short, Dramedy, Thriller
Director, Producer, Editor: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres
Writers: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres, Ana Caroline Rosalino, Alejandro Escaño
Dir. Photography: Daniel Rey Lozano
Composer: Saulo Baumgartner Mosna
IMDb
Trailer link: YouTube
Film Link: available upon request

Winter Has No Sun (2015)

1h 16min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Director: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres
Writers, Producers: Aron Lov and Richard Raphael (Gradient Films) Dir. Photography: Raul Catalani
Editor: Nam Tran
Composer: Neil Gregory (Bad Science Music Productions)
IMDb
Trailer link: YouTube
Film link: Amazon Prime

Pedro Be Home (2014)

20min | Short, Drama, Family, Religion
Director, Writer, Producer: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres
Dir. Photography: Phil Masters
Editor: Stjepan Ostoic PapicFilm
Film Link: YouTube

Poker Ride (2014)

30min | Short, Romance, Thriller
Director, Writer, Producer, Editor: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres Dir.Photography: Óliver Olivo Batista & Phil Masters
Film Link: YouTube

Game of E-Motion (2014)

11min | Short, Thriller, Comedy
Director, Writer, Producer, Editor: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres Dir. Photography: Óliver Olivo Batista
Film Link: YouTube

PRODUCER projects

Sisters (2015)

14min | Short, Drama
Director, Writer, Producer: Courtni O. Saizon
Co-Producer, 1st AD: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres
Company: Fragile Wildflower Productions
Link: YouTube

Raat ‘Kali Boli’ (2015)

5min | Music Video
Director, Producer: Ketak Dhiman Singer: Rajvir Dhillon
Co-Producer, 1st AD: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres
Company: Goyal Music
Link: YouTube

theatre

Early at the Restaurant (2018)

15min | Short play, Comedy, Drama
Playwright: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres
Festival: eMERGING ARTISTS One-act Play Festival (The Acting Studio, NYC)
Link: YouTube

Driving Miss. Lillie (2018)

18min | Short play, Comedy, Drama
Director / Playwright: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres
Festival: eMERGING ARTISTS One-act Play Festival (The Acting Studio, NYC)
Link: YouTube

Not Rachel (2017)

17min | Short play, Drama, Thriller
Director / Playwright: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres
Festival: eMERGING ARTISTS One-act Play Festival (The Acting Studio, NYC)
Link: YouTube

Betty and the Burglar (2017)

16min | Short play, Dramedy
Playwright: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres
Director: Julie Rhee 
Festival: eMERGING ARTISTS One-act Play Festival (The Acting Studio, NYC)
Link: YouTube

Three Guys and a Brenda (2016)

10min | Short play, Comedy
Director: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres
Playwright: Adam Bock
Festival: Big Apple Slices (The Acting Studio, NYC)
Link: YouTube

scripts

My Only Son (2018)

29 pages | Short, Drama 
Writer: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres

Kiss me Ruby - The Movie (2018)

32 pages | Short, comedy 
Writer: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres

Kiss me Ruby (2017)

23 pages | Short, Dramedy 
Writer: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres

Betty and the Burglar (2016)

17 pages | Short, Dramedy
Writer: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres

Early at the Restaurant (2016)

13 pages | Short, Dramedy
Writer: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres

Not Rachel (2016)

13 pages | Short,  Drama
Writer: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres

Driving Miss Lillie (2016)

16 pages | Short, Dramedy
Writer: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres

My Favorite Composer (2016)

22 pages | Short, Drama
Writer: Rodrigo Baumgartner Ayres