Daniel Oliveira is a journalist affiliated with the Brazilian Association (Abraccine) and the International Federation of Film Critics (Fipresci). He holds an MFA in Film Studies and is currently pursuing his PhD in Media Arts at the University of Beira Interior, in Portugal, with a scholarship from Portugal's Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). Acting as a film critic since 2004, Daniel has freelanced for outlets such as the newspaper Folha de S. Paulo and, from 2012 to 2018, worked for the newspaper O Tempo. In addition to a B.A. in Social Communication from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), in Brazil, he also has a post graduate degree in Culture and Art History from the same institution, and a second one, in TV Writing and Producing, from the Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning, in Toronto, Canada, where he worked as a script reader and consultant. In Portugal, Daniel has been a part of the programming team for both the Porto Femme and CineEco International Film Festivals, as well as worked as translator and copywriter for Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, since 2020. He is currently a voting member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which holds the Golden Globes.