cinematographer photographer storyteller

Renato Villas, or simply Villas, is an Expert Cinematographer and Photographer founder of "Villas Cine and Photo" and "Renato Villas Films" brands.


Working 11 years on Film, Advertising and TV industries performed several roles like Screenwriter, Gaffer, Key Grip, Steadycam, Jib, Crane and Camera Operator, Editor, Director of Photography and already served more than 748 cups of coffee during Film sets.

Before moving from Brazil to Canada to advance in his career, Villas was an official camera crew member on EBC, the Brazilian public TV station, working directly with the former Brazilian President and as Light technician of Presidential speeches to the nation, also worked as an International correspondent Film Reporter for EFE Spain, one of the 5 most influential news agencies in the world.

As cinematographer and storyteller shoot more than 30 Weddings, 10 films and dozens of advertising videos for numerous brands.
Starting a new life as a professional, proud husband and dad of two amazing kids, land in Toronto with his family to pursue his purpose: Grow his career in the largest industry in the world.

Since his childhood has an intimate connection with art in all of its forms, he loves what he does and does it with all his heart. Tell stories, capture unique moments and to translate in images this amazing thing called life.

Renato Villas biggest goal is to evolve in every single work, to bind with people, listen and understand this world through the lenses and transform this in all that worth to live for: Art.