Born in Portugal, in 1978. He studied audiovisual at the School of Arts of Porto and later specializing in film at NYU’s Tisch School of Arts. He has produced and co-produced films, including for authors such as Edgar Pêra, F.J. Ossang, Lois Patiño and Matias Piñeiro and he was responsible for the cinema production for the Guimarães 2012 - European Capital of Culture. Areias directed feature films like Thebes (2007), Hay Road (2012), 1960 (2013), Ornament and Crime (2015), Blue Breath (2018), Surdine (2019), Down By Life (2020), The Worst Man in London (2023) and The Stone Dreams to Blossom (2023).
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