Rodrigo Brum is an educator, filmmaker, and film producer based in Cairo. He holds an MA in philosophy from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and an MFA in Film, Video, New Media, and Animation from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). Prior to joining AUC, Brum was a Lecturer in the Media Design Department at the German University in Cairo, where he taught courses on Film, Media Installation, and Speculative Design. He is currently working on his first feature documentary, Like Someone Who Hears a Very Sad Song (in development), produced in the Cape Verdean archipelago, where he lived for almost a year. In Cairo, he co-founded A Kiss in the Desert, a production company focused on the work of emerging Egyptian filmmakers.
- MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago – Film, Video, New Media, and Animation
- MA, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro - Philosophy
- Third Cinema
- Film aesthetics
- Media and visual studies
- Film as research
- Film and education