Born in the Azores Islands, Augusto de Fraga studied cinema in Portugal, Barcelona and in New York. In 2020 his script “Fish Tail” won a NETFLIX screenwriting competition, selected out of thousands of scripts.
Transitions and dynamic camera moves are part of his usual skills and being also a camera operator, he is constantly looking for unseen angles and special camera languages. As a commercial director Augusto has worked with international brands such as Apple, Adidas, Nike, Asics, Mercedes-Benz, VW, Coca-Cola and Playstation, allowing him to feature many international sports stars like Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Mbappé, Neymar, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Ibrahimovic, Rafa Marques, and many many others.
Augusto is a member of the Directors Guild of America.