Melo Viana has a degree in Design at the Catholic University of Paraná. He studied in Spain, United States, Canada and Germany. He has extensive work in the visual arts, with works in some public institutions in Curitiba.
He worked at the Central Bank of Brazil for thirty-eight years and did a master’s degree in Economic Development, in Spain.
He is one of the founders of the Brazilian Green Party.
In 2005, he began the cinema graduation at the Paraná State University. Silent Movie is his fourth short films. His first two films were made in 35 mm.