Gabriel Milagres studied Cinema at Universidade Federal Fluminense (Rio de Janeiro). He started his career working at Alliance Française and Boulevard Films, programming francophone titles and distributing Brazilian films, respectively. At both companies, he developed his interest in festivals, tying together commercial ambitions and cultural perspectives. After concluding his studies, he moved to São Paulo, where he worked at Imovision, handling international acquisitions and TV/SVOD sales. Recently, Gabriel has been accepted for a master degree at Sorbonne Nouvelle and is moving to Paris willing to find new professional experiences and challenges.