June 24, 2010

Joe Penna - the Brazilian Mystery Guitar Man

Joe Penna is a Brazilian guitar player, animator and film-maker who became rencetly very famous as the MysteryGuitarMan. He currently resides in Los Angeles, California. As of February 2010, he is the most subscribed Brazilian user of all time on YouTube, with over 348,417 subscriptions and 20,689,604 upload views. His videos have been viewed over 19 million times.

Penna attended the University of Massachusetts until 2007, majoring in medicine. While in medical school, Penna devoted his free time to producing online videos. He then quit medical school and turned to cinematography, working on music videos and commercials in and around Boston.

When his cinematography opportunities began to dry up as a result of the late-2000s recession, Penna began producing YouTube videos full-time.

Best Buy announced Penna as the $15,000 winner of their Tech-U-Out Video Challenge. He was also a finalist in Oreo's Moments video competition. Recently, Ford selected Penna as a Fiesta Agent for the 2011 Ford Fiesta Movement.

Here are some of his movies. Enjoy!

World Cup´s Vuvuzelas

Ballon Video called Pop

"I need my glasses" video

It should be really hard to do this stop motion videos!
Santa paciencia!

Joe, applause to you my man!

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