Based in London and working internationally, Josh Brandão is a multi award winning Fashion Photographer and Filmmaker and a member of the British Association of Photographers

Josh's work aims to explore the merging of fashion, art and story telling in a creative, engaging and thought provoking way. 

His interest for the performative and artistic aspects of Fashion led him to do a Masters degree in Fashion Photography at the London College of Fashion and he had personal mentoring with renowned photographer and filmmaker Nick knight  after a completing a Bachelors degree in Designing for Performance at the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. 

Josh's style ranges from cinematic and classic to conceptual and experimental in both still photography and filmmaking, working with fashion films, music videos, brand promos, fashion editorials, fashion campaigns and designer's look books. He also teaches creative photography workshops in Europe and Asia, including a 5 day workshop in Taiwan, teachings at the University of Arts in London and upcoming workshops in Mexico, Italy, Miami and Russia.  Josh will also be a member of the Jury Panel of the Miami Fashion Film Festival and the London Fashion Film Festival in  September 2017. 

In 2017, singer Madonna  announced the release of her record-breaking Rebel Heart Tour on DVD, Blu-Ray and Live CD, with the Cover photographed by Josh (To be released worldwide Sep 15th 2017). 





Publications and Clients


Vogue Italia | Elle UK | Schon! | Basic Magazine | Trend Prive Magazine | Forbes | Elegant Magazine | DNA Magazine | Jute Magazine | Nord Magazine | After Nyne Magazine | The Collection magazine: Gracian | Opalus Magazine | Dreamingless Magazine | OOB Magazine | Jute Magazine | Faint Magazine | StyleNoir Magazine | Pigeons&Peacocks | Phoenix Magazine | KaltBlut | Institute Magazine | HUF Magazine | IDOL Magazine | Rough UK | Rough Italia | Things&Ink Magazine | Male Model Scene | Image Amplified | Clean Mag | Lotus F1 Team Official drivers brochures | The Independent | BBC | Showtime Network 

Madonna | Show Time Network | Sony Music | Sarah Angold Jewellery | Adler Jewellers |  Loïc Nottet  2015 Eurovision Song Contest | Olga Noronha | Nina Rai | Maison Ariel Toledano | Ruby Hoshangi Couture | Louise O'Mahoney | Claire Farewell Los Angeles  | Einat Dan Make Up Artist | Margueritte Make Up School, Switzerland | Theatre Lab | Sadler's Wells Theatre , England | The Bright Side Studio, Taiwan | F2MG Global Beauty Academy South Korea 


Film Festivals, Awards and Exhibitions  


Robots - Fashion Film. 2017 (to be released 2017) 

-Winner of 'Best Music Score and Best Costume Design' and Nominated for 'Best Picture, Best Fashion Concept, Best Director, Best Artistic Design, Best Actress, Best Narrative, Best Visual Effects and Best Sound Design' at the Seattle International Fashion Film Festival, USA, August 2017. 

-Winner of 'Best Director: Josh Brandão and Nicolai Kornum' and Nominated for Best Picture, Best Art Direction, Best Creative Concept, Best Visual Effects and Best Sound Design at the 8th La Jolla Fashion Film Festival and International Fashion Films Awards, San Diego CA, July 2017 

Criminal Fashion - Fashion Film 2017  (to be released 2017) 

-Winner of 'Best Sound Design and Nominated for Best Technical Design, Best Actor, Best Acting Ensemble, Best Scoring, Best Costume and Best Hair & Make Up at the Seattle International Fashion Film Festival, USA, August 2017. 

Nominated for Best Art Direction, Best Narration and Best Editing at the 8th La Jolla Fashion Film Festival and International Fashion Films Awards, San Diego CA, July 2017 

The Reflection Fashion Film. 2017  (a film by Einat Dan, Co-directed by Josh Brandão), to be released 2017)

-Nominated for 'Best Hair & Make Up and Best Actor at the Seattle International Fashion Film Festival, USA, August 2017. 

-Winner of 'Best Make Up and Nominated for Best Art Direction, Best Creative Concept, Best Jewellery and Best Music at the 8th La Jolla Fashion Film Festival and International Fashion Films Awards, San Diego CA, July 2017 


Statues - Fashion Film. 2016 

-Winner of 'Best Art Direction' and 'Best Creative Make Up'  and nominated for 'Best Hair Styling and Best Sound/Music' at the Bokeh Mercedes-Benz South African Fashion Film Festival, April 2017. 

-Winner of 'Best Styling"  and Nominated for 'Best Fashion Film and Best Make Up' at the CineFashion Awards , Hollywood CA, December 2016

-Winner of 'Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction, Best Visual Effects, Best Costume Design and Best Make Up at the Miami Fashion Film Festival, September 2016. 

-Winner of 'Best Visual Effects'  and Nominated for Best Director, Best Art Direction, Best Editing, and Best Costume Design at the 7th La Jolla Fashion Film Festival and International Fashion Films Awards, San Diego CA, July 2016

-Nominated for Best Hair and Make Up at the Canadian Fashion Film Festival, May 2017 

-Officially Selected for the Fashion Film Festival Chicago, Oct  2016 

Poetry for Boys - Fashion Film. 2016 (to be released) 

-Officially Selected for the Canadian Fashion Film Festival, May  2017 

-Officially selected and Nominated for Best Creative Concept, Best Narration and Best Cinematography at the 7th La Jolla Fashion Film Festival and International Fashion Films Awards, San Diego CA, July 2016


Silver Girl - Fashion Film. 2015 

-Winner of the Top Prize 'Coup d'Or' at the Fashion Film Festival Chicago, Oct 2015

-Winner of Best Art Direction, Best Music  and Best Costume Design at the Miami Fashion Film festival, Sept 2015

-Winner of Best Costume Design (Bridgette Cocchiola's Matador Costumes) at the London Fashion Film festival, Sept 2015.

-Winner of Best Art Direction at the La Jolla Fashion Film Festival July 2015, San Diego, CA as well as nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Art Direction, Best Editing, Best Creative Concept, Best Visual Effects, Best Makeup, Best Hairstyling, Best Costume Design and Best Music.

-Officially Selected for the Berlin Fashion Film Festival , June 2016 

-Nominated for Best Emerging Talent and Best Fashion at the Bokeh Mercedes-Benz South African Fashion Film Festival, April 2016

-Officially Selected for the Lahore Fashion Film Festival Nov 2015 

-Nominated for Best Fashion Film and Best Music at the International Fashion Film Awards, Hollywood, CA, Oct 2015

- Officially Selected and Nominated for Best Make Up at the Australian Fashion Film Festival Oct 2015 

-Nominated for Best  Fashion Film and Best Accessories (Adler Jewellery) at the London Fashion Film Festival Sept 2015


Boreal Sky - Fashion Film. 2015

-Nominated for Best Hair and Make Up at the Canadian Fashion Film Festival, July 2016. 

-Nominated for Best Hair and Make Up at the Bokeh Mercedes-Benz South African Fashion Film Festival, April 2016

-Officially Selected and Nominated at the La Jolla Fashion Film Festival 2015 in San Diego, CA for Best Art Direction, Best Creative Concept, Best Visual Effects

-Chicago Fashion Film Festival 2015 - Officially Selected



Blackened Wings - Fashion Film. 2014

-Winner of Best Creative Concept & Best Costume Design at the Miami Fashion Film Festival 2014 and

-Winner of the Top Prize "Coupe D'Or" at the Fashion Film Festival Chicago, 2014.

Officially selected for screening and nominations:

-'Buenos Aires Fashion Film Festival'- April 2015

-Mercedes Benz 'Bokeh - South African Fashion Film Festival' - Nominated for BEST FILM, BEST DIRECTOR, BEST ACTOR and BEST MUSIC. Cape Town, March 2015 

-London Short Film Festival 2015 - Special Selection Screening

-Transgression & Convention in Fashion Film : London College of Fashion special event at the Institute of Contemporary Arts - London January 2015 

-Studio Karel- International Fashion Film Event , Ostrava City - Czech Republic, December 2014

-Madrid Fashion Film Festival BEST NEW TALENT NOMINEE- November 2014 

-The London Fields Film Festival hosted by the London College Of Fashion, October 2014 

-Fashion in Film - Event hosted by 125 Magazine and Phoenix Magazine in London, October 2014

-BornShorts Film Festival, Borneholme Denmark, September 2014


-La Jolla Fashion Film Festival , San Diego , CA, July 2014



Part Human - Fashion Film. 2013

-Winner of Best Fashion Film at the 'Born Shorts Film Festival' Denmark 2013

Part Machine - Music Video. 2013
-Officially selected and screened at the 11th London Short Film Festival, 2014 and the
-Aesthetica Magazine Short Film Festival 2014, York, England.


The Story Of The Creative - Collective Photography Exhibition July-Sept 2013. New York, NY. 


Contact 

josh@joshbrandao.com 

+44 7809 629931 

London - U.K. 

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