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Alba Baptista

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At age 16, Alba Baptista started her career as the main character in Simão Cayatte‘s “Miami”. For her performance she received the Best Actress Award at the Festival Ibérico de Ciné. During the following years, Alba developed a strong cinema career in Portugal, as well as starring in roles on various popular Portuguese series. Her film work includes: “Caminhos Magnétykos” by Edgar Pêra, "Leviano" by Justin Amorim, “Equinócio” by Ivo Ferreira and “Patrick” by Gonçalo Waddington, which was in competition at San Sebastián International Film Festival. Alba can also be seen playing the lead role in the Netflix series “Warrior Nun” - for which she has received international acclaim. Her directorial debut was alongside Justin Amorim with the short-film "Change" and is currently preparing her next fiction project with Promenade.

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Ana "Peperan" Correia

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Ana Correia has a degree in Design and Technology of Graphic Arts from the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar and began her career as a YouTuber at the age of 21. Ana Correia worked with brands such as: FOX, AXN White, Universal Music Portugal, Sumol and WTF. She traveled around the country with the lecture "The Power of the Net", being present at TEDxYOUTH and was also on a tour with the National Elections Commission that aimed to encourage the political conscience of young people who were going to vote for the first time. In 2017 the "#CasaDoCais" series was born. Ana Correia is the creator, screenwriter, director, actress and editor of the series that reached over one million views and was content leader on the RTP Play platform, in both seasons. She was also a screenwriter, director, actress and editor of the short horror/comedy film "I’m Not a Ghost, Not Yet a Demon", that premiered at the MotelX horror film festival in Lisbon. More recently she directed the series "Covil" for RTP ZigZag.

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Ana Brás

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Director, Art Director, Screenwriter and Editor. Co-creator of Carpete, a video content production company, she released several videos as Art Director and Mini DV Camera Operator for the artist Iguana Garcia ("Horas Vagas", "Os Duros Não Dançam") as well as a documentary for the same artist called "Call Me - Iguana Garcia". She released a series of live concerts of bands such as Quelle Dead Gazelle, Riding Pânico, The Mystery Lights, Gator The Alligator and Cancro, called "Lost Tapes". From the several short films she wrote and directed, she highlights "Azimute", an experimental short film that was nominated for a Sophia Student Award. Recently she wrote and directed her first series "Never Say Never", produced by Promenade for RTP Play.

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Ana Luis Quintão

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Ana Luis Quintão was born in Porto in 1991. After a childhood dedicated to drawing, painting, ballet and music, she enrolled in the Lisbon Theatre and Film School where she started her second bachelor’s degree in Directing and Cinematography. Throughout the first two years she directed two short-films: “s/Controlo” and “Battu”. During her last year in film school she she directed “Alcateia”, a short-film selected for the 1st edition of PORTO FEMME - International Film Festival and broadcasted on national television on CINEMAX (RTP2). She did an internship on the feature film "Alfama em Si" directed by Diogo Varela, where she worked as third assistant director. She produced a pilot episode for the children's series, "A Bruxa da Minha Vizinha", with Lanterna de Pedra. In 2020, she finished her professional internship at Fado Filmes and directed her first short “00:00 MIDNIGHT”, produced by Promenade with the support of GDA Foundation and Lisbon City Hall.

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Andreia Silva

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Born in Lisbon, Andreia Pereira da Silva has bachelors from University of Lusófona in Cinema, Video and Multimedia Communication, and Currently she works as a director and screenwriter, “Ouro sobre Azul” is her debut short film, which premiered in 2019 and its highlights include the nomination for best fiction short film at the Sophia Student awards. She also studied Theatre and Cinema at the ACT School of Actors, which gave her a special mastery and sensitivity in the art of directing actors. Andreia has worked in several areas of cinema and audiovisual, such as fiction, music videos and commercials.

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André Santos & Marco Leão

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André Santos and Marco Leão were born in 1984, the year when the first Macintosh computer was introduced to the market. André comes from a family of farmers, he grew up between the sea and the mountains of Sintra. On the other hand, Marco grew up in the suburbs of Lisbon, a place chosen by his parents to live when they returned to Portugal from Angola. André and Marco’s paths crossed in 2002 when both studied at Escola Superior de Comunicação Social. André studied Advertising and Marketing and Marco studied Audiovisual and Multimedia. In 2006 they continued studying at Restart, André studied Film Directing and Marco studied Audiovisual Post-Production. In the early years of their professional career, this duo worked with André focusing on the image and Marco on the sound of many documentary films. This production model allowed them to direct their first short film “A nossa necessidade de consolo” in 2008, having completed seven more short films since then. In 2017, the Porto/Post/Doc festival organised the first retrospective of their work, their film "Pedro" was the first Portuguese short film to be selected to the Sundance Film Festival. In 2019 they directed the fictional series "Luz Vermelha" for RTP, nominated for the awards Best Series in Prémios Sophia of the Academia Portuguesa de Cinema; nominated for the Best Fictional Show award of Sociedade Portuguesa de Autores and pre-nominated for the Platino do Cinema Ibero-Americano Awards. Currently they are preparing the new series "Cavalos de Corrida" coming soon to RTP and producing a documentary called "Na Floresta" with the support of ICA and integrated in Doc Station of Berlinale Talents.

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Bernardo Lopes

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Bernardo Lopes is a director, screenwriter and producer. With a degree in Cinema, Video and Multimedia Communication by University Lusófona, he began his career as a film critic for publications such as Nisimazine and C7nema. He was one of the juries at the 71st Venice International Festival, in the Venice Days - Giornate Degli Autori section. On the same occasion, he was chosen as Portuguese ambassador for the LUX Prize - European Union Film Prize. In cinema, he directed four short fiction films and a feature length documentary with prizes and selections in national and international film festivals (Sophia, Indielisboa, Vila do Conde, Fantasporto, Lisbon & Estoril, Chelsea, Tangier, Orlando). He also directed and produced music videos for artists such as Regula, D.A.M.A, Mike El Nite, Malabá, Vaarwell and Mike11.

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Bruno Ilogti

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Bruno Ilogti is a Brazilian director who had the opportunity to share his artistic vision in several music videos, fashion films and advertisements after graduating in New York. In advertising, he won the Unilever Prizer in Cannes (2015) and directed commercials for brands such as Pantene, Nars, Neutrogena, Coca-Cola and Peuterey. Some of the most popular music videos he directed are "Hungry" and "Just Like You" by Fergie, "You Already Know" (with Nicki Minaj) and "Enchanté" (starring Kendall Jenner). Since 2015, Bruno has directed the Brazilian singer Anitta's most viewed music videos, such as "Downtown", "Paradinha", "Bang", "Rosa" and "Sua Cara". In fashion, Bruno was honored to be the first Brazilian to direct a campaign for Maison Valentino. He has also directed for brands like Marni and has worked several times with supermodel Gisele Bundchen (including for Vogue Italia). His first narrative project was the short "Reason", starring Anna Mouglais and supermodel Andreja Pejic. Recently he directed the music videos "America Latina" and "Cena de Cinema" for Mallu Magalhães, produced by Promenade.

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Daniel Vicente Roque

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Daniel Vicente Roque has a degree in Visual Arts and Multimedia from the Instituto Politécnico de Santarém and concluded in 2015 the Master in Illustration and Animation at the Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave. He is an animation director, storyboard artist, 2D animator and illustrator under the pseudonym of Vicente Nirō. His short film “#LINGO” won the Young Filmmaker Award at the Cinanima festival and the Best Portuguese Essay in the Caminhos do Cinema Português film festival. He is also a trainer in school workshops in the areas of traditional animation and optical toys. Currently he is developing his first animation series "The Noble Savages", a co-production between Promenade and the animation production company Sardinha em Lata.

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Dauto Galli

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Dauto Galli attended the school of Cinema EICAR (École Internationale de Création Audiovisuelle et de Réalisation) in Paris. He started his career in 2012 under the regency of brazilian director Márcio Darocha, after an invitation to be the assistant director and camera operator of "Programa Lá", broadcasted by Canal Brasil during five seasons. In cinema, he worked as an assistant director in the film "Je Suis Fan du Grand-Screen", which won the prestigious Jury Prize in 2013 at the Nikon Festival in Clermont-Ferrand. He was part of the creation of the French Film Festival in Búzios and in 2016, he participated in the production and curatorship of the first edition of Epernay Cinema Latin Film Festival (France). More recently he has directed music videos for artists such as Marc Desse, Jaloo, Xamã, Davi Sabbag, Urias, Johnny Hooker, Tulio Dek, Mayra Andrade, Callaz, Ive Greie, Lucas Carlos and Antónia Morais. Together with Promenade, he directed three music videos for Agnes Nunes, "Lisboa" with almost 4 million views, "Cabelo Bagunçado" and "Papel Crepom".

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Diogo Lopes

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Diogo Lopes studied Business Management and worked as a consultant until 2010, when he moved to Los Angeles to study Cinema at the University of Southern California. He returned to Portugal in 2012 and has been working as a director and screenwriter with many production companies since then. He wrote and directed his first short film “Blessed” that premiered on the national competition of MotelX. He also directed the fictional series “A Vida Também É Isto” in 2013 for SIC Radical and wrote and directed the fictional series “Idiotas, Ponto”, which aired on RTP in 2018. His second short film “Abílio” is currently in post-production and will premiere soon.

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Fábio Mota

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Fábio Mota started his career as an actor in the North of Portugal. His fascination for light and story directed him to the craft of Cinematography. He worked on various documentaries, commercials and fiction projects in Berlin, Amsterdam and Lisbon. In 2016, he joined the Cinematography MA at the National Film & TV School in the UK, under the guidance of Oliver Stapleton & Stuart Harris. Today he’s a London/Lisbon based cinematographer for fiction, commercials and documentaries which include series "O Clube", "5Starz" and "Praxx". He is currently directing his first feature documentary "Ancient Soul" produced by Promenade.

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Felipe Bragança

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Felipe Bragança is a screenwriter and director born in Rio de Janeiro. As a director, he had short, medium and feature films presented at festivals such as Cannes, Berlin, Rotterdam, Locarno and Sundance. Retrospectives of his work have been held in Paris (Jeu de Paumme), Berlin (Kino Arsenal and Wolf Kino) and Los Angeles (CalArts). As a screenwriter, he wrote for directors such as Karim Ainouz "O Céu de Suely" and "Praia do Futuro", Marina Meliande "Mormaço" and Helvécio Marins Jr. "Girimunho". His first two features as a solo director were "Não Devore Meu Coração" (Sundance premiere) and "Um Animal Amarelo" (Rotterdam premiere).

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Filipa Pinto

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Filipa Pereira Pinto was born in Porto. In 2012 she moves to Lisbon to enroll in the Lisbon Theatre and Film School, completing her bachelor’s degree in Directing and Cinematography in 2015. During her film school journey, Filipa directed the short documentary “Well of Souls”. This project marks the beginning of her career in film, circulating amongst national film festivals such as DocLisboa, and internationally in film festivals like Switzerland’s Visions Du Réel and Mexico’s FICUNAM. The documentary received an Honorable Mention at Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival and was the winner of the Intangible Heritage Award given by Fundação INATEL. Her last school project “Summer” marks the conclusion of her bachelor’s degree and was screened at Festival Curtas de Vila do Conde and at Porto/Post/Doc in 2016. After finishing her studies, Filipa worked as content producer for the 12th edition of Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival, she was Rita Azevedo Gomes’ assistant director on the feature film “A Portuguesa”, selected for the 69th Berlinale, and was also the Art Director and Script Supervisor on the pilot episode of the children's series “A Bruxa da Minha Vizinha” produced by Lanterna de Pedra. More recently, Filipa directed her first fiction short-film “00:00 MIDNIGHT”, produced by Promenade, with financial support from Lisbon City Council and GDA Foundation.

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Francisco Neves

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Francisco Neves holds a degree in Cinema, Video and Multimedia Communication from the Universidade Lusófona, having school projects presented at national and international film festivals such as the short film “Turp”, the documentary “À Nossa Imagem” and the music video “Sleepless” by We Fade Away. After finishing his degree, he joined the collective Comicalate, a website with original audiovisual content, where he collaborated as a director, editor and screenwriter in webseries and short films. He directed and edited the series “Menos Um” for RTP Lab and also had the opportunity to work as an assistant director in several projects such as the documentary “4 Caminhos para Fátima” produced for RTP, directed by Inês Gil; the short film “Eva” directed by Bernardo Lopes; and the music video “Água de Coco” by musician Profjam, directed by André Caniços and Miguel Saraiva. Currently he is preparing to release the short-film "15'" which he wrote and directed with the support of ICA and SPA, produced by Promenade.

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Gonçalo Loureiro

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Gonçalo Loureiro is a film director, producer and screenwriter known for his short films "Marasmo" (2015) and "Sheila" (2018). He graduated in Cinema and Audiovisual at ESAP (Escola Superior Artística do Porto). He holds a Master's Degree in Sound and Image, obtained at the Catholic University of Porto, the city where he lived throughout his academic life. "Marasmo" is his final Master's project. It had more than a dozen national distinctions and debuted on the commercial circuit in 2016 by Leopardo Filmes following the Honorable Mention at the 2015 European Film Schools Competition, awarded by the international jury composed. Thanks to this award, it premiered in national cinemas alongside the feature film "11 Minutes" by Jerzy Skolimowski. Currently he is preparing his newest short film "Trapstarz" produced by Promenade and supported by ICA, Viseu Municipality and GDA Foundation.

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Helen Aschauer

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Helen is a Cuban/Austrian director and choreographer with a strong sense for visual storytelling and aesthetics. She started classical ballet aged three in Moscow and continued most of her education in Austria. She moved on to study contemporary dance at Iwanson School of Contemporary Dance in Munich seeking more freedom of movement & expression. She went on to work as a professional dancer in London for the next 5 years, touring through the UK, Lithuania and Austria. She worked in several commissions of the Royal Opera House London as well as in operas, commercials, music videos and feature films. Helen had her choreographic debut in Austria 2015 in Bizet's Opera "Les Pecheurs des Perles" at Theater and der Wien. In 2018 she had the pleasure to work as an Assistant Choreographer to Arthur Pita in the feature film "Charlie's Angels". She has directed commercials for Tommee Tippy UK and Vinted. Currently she is developing the documentary feature film "To be Old" alongside Fábio Mota produced by Promenade.

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Hermano Moreira

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Hermano Moreira is a filmmaker, series director and screenwriter. Graduated in cinema at FAAP (Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado) in São Paulo, Brazil, Hermano has 14 years of experience in the audiovisual market. He directed short films such as “Ciclo Vicioso”, “Era Doce”, “Quadros”, “Passarinha” and “13Horas e 31Minutos”. In addition to making short films, he also made advertising films for clients such as Itaú, Cervejaria Devassa, Sesi / Fiesp, LG , PUC, Pial Legrand, Benetton, Philips, Vodka Kadov, Now Supermarket, Pravaler, Mercedes Benz, Cartier, Le Lis Blanc, Daslu, Tory Burch and Kate Spade. In 2014 he directed the television series "Encuentros em Brasil" for HBO Latin America. Also with HBO Latin America and in the same year, he was co-creator, co-writer and director of the series "Mulher Arte". In 2018, the series "Segunda Pele" was shown on FOX Brazil, an original idea by Hermano Moreira. He directed the feature film "Amo-te Imenso" a co-production between Promenade, Capuri and Paramount Pictures set to premiere in 2022.

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Inês Sá Frias

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Actress and director, Inês Sá Frias graduated in Acting from the Cascais Theatre School in 2013. She then began her acting career in television, theatre and film, followed by a degree in Film from the Lisbon Theatre and Film School which she completed in 2019. During her sophomore year she co-directed the documentary "Anywhere in Between" winner of two National prizes and screened at multiple National and International film festivals. Currently she is building her career both in front and behind the cameras. She wrote, directed and starred in her first series "We Won't Dine" produced by Promenade, for RTP Lab.

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João Marques

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João Marques is Portuguese director and photographer. Born in 1997, he moved to Lisbon to study Cinema, Video and Media Communication at Universidade Lusófona. He graduated in 2018, directing his first short-film "Incomum", which was shown in film festivals such as IndieLisboa and FEST. In 2019, he had the opportunity to travel to Zhuhai, China to direct a documentary called ‘Remained’ as a part of the ‘Looking China’ Youth Film Project. He complemented his studies with a year long photography course at ArCo. Since then, João has been creating personal photography work, which has been displayed twice in China (2019, Parallel Space Gallery and 2020, Yixian International Photography Festival), and has been featured by several international platforms such as VSCO, Fubiz and Milk. João has been working on his upcoming film projects and directing music videos for national and international artists. Currently, João is preparing a the documentary feature "La Vie de Maria Manuela" set to premiere in 2022, produced by Promenade.

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João Martinho

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João Martinho was born in 1997 and studied Cinema at Lisbon Theatre and Film School. He directed the short films "Irene" that premiered at the festival Curtas Vila do Conde, "Ex-Venus in Furs" which premiered at DocLisboa and was in competition at the festivals Ymotion and Caminhos do Cinema Português, amongst others. João has also edited films such as "Hangar, Metro, Terminal" by Salomé Lamas, showcased at the Venice Architecture Biennal and "Fogo de Artifício" by Clara Jost which premiered at IndieLisboa. Currently, João is preparing his next short-film "Autoerótico" produced by Promenade.

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João Pais

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João Rui Pais was born in 1989, studied Law at the University of Coimbra. In 2011 he began his work at Caminhos Film Festival as assistant programmer, by 2013 he became the festival's programmer. In that same year he attended the film course “Cinemalogia 3”. As a programmer, he is often invited to curate film programs around the country. Parallel to these activities, he often collaborates with screenwriters and directors on script doctoring and mentoring. He is currently the president of the Coimbra University Film Society, where he’s responsible for its annual program, thus moderating weekly round-tables. Furthermore, he’s also a board member of Caminhos do Cinema Português - Associação de Artes Cinematográficas de Coimbra and of the Portuguese Federation of Film Societies. He’s the co-director and screenwriter of the animation TV series “The Noble Savages", currently in development by the film production companies Sardinha em Lata and Promenade.

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    The Noble Savages

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Justin Amorim

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Justin Amorim is the CEO/Founder of Promenade. He grew up writing fiction and watching films and has been inspired by storytelling and the artistry used to embellish the screen. Born in Toronto, Canada - he moved to southern Portugal at a young age. Over time he developed a passion for the moving image which led him to New York and towards pursuing a BFA in Film and Video at The School Of Visual Arts which he successfully completed. His past employers include the Tribeca Film Institute and Festival, Elle Magazine, August Man, BlackBook, Wilhelmina Models NY, Mutuca Films and others. He wrote and directed his debut short film Millennia (2015) and more recently, wrote and directed Leviano (2018) his debut feature film which was distributed by NOS with a nationwide theatrical release, premiered internationally at the prestigious Thessaloniki International Film Festival and was later sold to HBO, Amazon and RTP. In 2021 he wrote and directed the series "5Starz" for RTP which had over a million viewers. He is also a producer on feature films such as "Frágil", series "#CasaDoCais", "Never Say Never" and "We Won't Dine" and short films such as "Eva" and "Moço". More recently he directed the music video "Coisas do Amor" for Bell and is currently developing the project "Mercy" set to premiere in 2023.

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Leonor Alexandrino

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Leonor studied Cinema and Video at António Arroio high school and concluded her studies at Lusófona University in Cinema, Video and Multimedia Communications (2018). In 2017 Leonor directed “Sea of Knowledge” an experimental short doc filmed in Jianshui, China about the Six Arts of Confucius. This movie was developed with the support of the Looking China Youth Film Project and was selected for the American Chinese Film Festival, won the “Documentary Grand Prix” at Over And Out Festival and was Shortcutz of the Month in Figueira da Foz. In 2018, she directed her first short fiction film, “Escuro” which was selected for several national and international festivals including a nomination for the Sophia Student National Academy Awards. Since her graduation in 2018, Leonor has directed several music videos for Portuguese artists and fashion films. She has also been working as a creative assistant and treatment designer in Advertising and Film production companies. In early 2020 Leonor premiered an experimental short film written by Portuguese rapper ProfJam, featuring Rita Blanco, that premiered at Cinema Ideal in Lisbon and Cinema Trindade in Porto.

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Leonor Teles

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Leonor Teles (1992) is from Vila Franca de Xira and graduated in cinema from Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema (2013) and has a Masters in Audiovisual and Multimedia from Escola Superior de Comunicação Social (2015). In 2016 her first short film “Balada de um Batráquio” won the Golden Bear for “Best Short Film” at Berlinale 2016 and the Firebird Award for “Best Short Film” at Hong Kong Film Festival. In 2018 her first feature film “Terra Franca” premiered on Cinéma du réel Film Festival and won the “Prix International de la SCAM”, amongst others awards. “Terra Franca” also integrated the ACID TRIP #2 PORTUGAL exhibitions at Cannes Film Festival 2018. Her most recent short film “Cães que Ladram aos Pássaros” premiered in the Orizzonti section at the Venice Film Festival 2019. Leonor is currently working on her first fiction feature film and besides being a director, she also works as a cinematographer in TV and advertisements.

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Born in São Paulo in 1987, Lud Mônaco is an award-winning screenwriter & director. She studied advertising in her hometown before moving to London in 2008. It was whilst working in a cinema that she decided to study film. Since then, she has written and directed several short films. Her work has been featured in major festivals and she was selected for the Berlinale Talents, an emerging talent pool organised by the Berlin International Film Festival. Focusing on the female universe, Lud Mônaco portrays women in engaging narratives of self-empowerment, sexual diversity and freedom. Using atmospheric color combinations, poetic imagery, a collage editing style and a cinematic storytelling, she illustrates underrepresented stories with a unique approach. Lud has recently developed a Storytelling course produced by the creative platform Domestika. Based in Barcelona, she is currently working on her debut feature film, a tragicomedy set in Portugal.

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Marcela Jacobina

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Marcela Jacobina is a filmmaker, actress and creative director from Rio de Janeiro Brazil. Marcela started her career in New York City, where she lived and worked for almost 7 years as a fashion stylist and creative director, freelancing for prestigious magazines such as Document Journal and Teen Vogue and working for both high fashion and commercial clients such as Rosie Assoulin and Adidas. Marcela’s last project in NYC was the Tilda Swinton narrated short “Story and the Writer”, for which she did the costume design. In search for new creative challenges, Marcela then studied acting with Robert Castle (Actors Studio, Strasberg Institute NYC) and was cast in Bernardo Lopes’ “Moço” acting opposite Carloto Cotta and “Éramos Seis”, a major telenovela by Rede Globo acting opposite Ricardo Pereira. She has now fully transitioned from fashion to audiovisual, acting as writer, director and star of her new short film “Nobody”, produced by Promenade and distributed by Lights On.

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Mário Veloso

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Mário Veloso graduated from the Lisbon Theatre and Film School in 2020 with a degree in Cinema, specialised in Directing, following a year studying Communications Design at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Porto. This combination allowed him to have direct contact with the creative practices of graphic design, fine art along with profound studies in art history, aesthetics and contemporary culture - which led him to cinema. He directed his first short film "Rio Torto" (2019) which was part of the Official Selection at DocLisboa 2019 - International Film Festival where it was the recipient of two awards - Pedro Fortes Award for Best Portuguese Film from the Verdes Anos competition and the Fernando Lopes Award for Best Newcomer Portuguese Film becoming the most awarded film in competition that year. In 2021, the script of his short film “O Fim do Verão” was part of the creative program FOCUS SCRIPT at the Cannes Film Festival, a short film that is currently in development, produced by Promenade.

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Paolo Marinou-Blanco

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Paolo Marinou-Blanco is a screenwriter and director with a B.A. in Philosophy and History from the London School of Economics, an MA in French Literature from University College London, and an MFA in Film and TV from Tisch School of the Arts – New York University, which he attended on a full scholarship from the Gulbenkian Foundation. Following an internship with Spike Lee, Paolo wrote and directed his first feature film, “Goodnight Irene” which screened at Talinn Black Nights IFF, Edinburgh and over 30 festivals worldwide, and was theatrically released in Portugal and the UK. Paolo has also simultaneously pursued a carreer as a screenwriter in the US (as a WGA member), Portugal and Brazil. Some of the projects he’s written include: “Brass Monkey” for Paramount Studios; “Olympic Village” for Primo Filmes (Brazil), selected for the Jerusalem Film Lab; “City of Mist” for Oscar-nominated producer Michael London (“Sideways”); “The Last Harem”, winner of two San Francisco Film Society writing awards, and selected for Rotterdam Film Festival’s Cinemart. His second feature “Dreaming of Lions”, was selected for the Torino Film Lab and won the prize for most promising project at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.

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    Portuguese Psychopaths

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Pedro Gomes

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Pedro Gomes has a degree from Lusófona University in Cinema, Video and Multimedia Communication and already has worked in several fiction productions, advertisements and music videos. His debut was in 2018 with the production of the short film, "Incomum" which was shown in several film festivals, including IndieLisboa and FEST Espinho. In 2019 he produced the short film "Banho Santo" which was nominated in the national competition of FEST Espinho and had several international exhibitions, namely, at the Chelsea Film Festival. In addition, he attended the Academy RTP 5.0, promoted by Radio and Television of Portugal. He debuted as a director and screenwriter with his first fiction series “A Mim, Nunca.”, produced by Promenade, for RTP Play. He currently works as production coordinator at Promenade, coordinating various of the company's projects.

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Pedro Henrique

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Pedro Henrique graduated in Editing from the Lisbon Theatre and Film School (2014) and a Masters in Philosophy from the Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa (2019). Currently he is completing his PHD in Performative Art and Moving Image at the Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa. Between 2014 and 2016 he finished his two school films ("Homens do Mar", co-directed with Afonso Mota and screened at the Inatel competition, and "Susana", screened at the FEST festival). He also worked on several films as assistant director, screenwriter, production manager and editor. In 2018 he joined the interdisciplinary collective Rizoma, which has so far held 3 artistic events in various venues in Lisbon (crossing electronic music with performance, painting and photography). In His first philosophical essay (entitled "Techno-Bodies in the Age of Pharmaco-Porn Capitalism: An Essay on Paul B. Preciado") was published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing. In 2022, his first feature film “Frágil”, a co-production between Promenade and Videolotion, premiered at the Ann Arbor Festival and in the national competition at IndieLisboa. Pedro is currently preparing his next short film film “We Live In Fear” produced by Promenade.

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Pedro Cabeleira

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Pedro Cabeleira was born in 1992 and is from Entroncamento. In 2013 he graduated in Cinema, with a specialization in directing from the Lisbon Theatre and Film School. His school short film “Estranhamento” screened at Fantasporto, La Cabina, Caminhos Film Festival and Shortcutz Lisboa. In 2013, Pedro founded the production company VIDEOLOTION which produced a series of different projects until 2018. His first feature film “Verão Danado” (2017) premiered at Locarno Film Festival where it received a special mention in the section Present Filmmakers, and went to Mar del Plata, Torino and Cannes. He was invited by Trienal da Arquitetura de Lisboa to direct a short film called “Filomena” that premiered at IndieLisboa 2019 and won the “Grande Prémio” at Festival de Cinema Jovem Ymotion. Pedro’s most recent short film “By Flávio” was nominated for the Golden Bear for “Best Short Film” at Berlinale 2022. He is currently developing “Entroncamento”, his second feature film.

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  • 2023

    Portuguese Psychopaths

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Rafael Morais

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Rafael Morais was born in Coimbra, Portugal and is an actor. He studied theater in Lisbon, Portugal and at the Stella Adler Academy in Los Angeles. Rafael has appeared in more than twenty films and series. He has worked with such directors as Nick Hamm, Marco Martins, Luis Prieto, João Canijo, Tiago Guedes, amongst others. He was nominated for two Golden Globes (Portugal) in 2011 and 2012 and in 2010 he won the L'Óreal Paris Award at the Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival. In that same year he directed his first short film "You Are the Blood" which premiered at IndieLisboa. Rafael lives between Portugal and the USA and is currently preparing his next project "Amor, Carlos" produced by Promenade.

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  • 2024

    Love, Carlos

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Ricardo Branco

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In 2010 he published his first novel Amor Combate. He directed three films in an academic context, with expressive circulation in festivals: “1500” premieres at the BFI Flare (2016) the short documentary “Fora de Campo” premieres at the Cinemateca Portuguesa (2017) and the short fiction film “Rute” receives a Special Mention from the Jury at Queer Lisboa (2017). His first feature film “Nossos Ossos”, in development, was selected for the Torino FilmLab (2020) and the Eave+ (2020) program. Ricardo Branco works regularly as a writer, researcher, editor, producer and assistant director. He is also the creator and curator of the cultural festival Escrever nas Margens. He is currently preparing the premiere of his next short film “Under the Influence”, a co-production between Promenade and the production company Muiraquitã Films.

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  • 2022

    Under the Influence

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Yavez Anthonio

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Yavez Anthonio is a photographer, director & creative based between New York and Amsterdam. Past clients include Nike, Filling Pieces, Adidas and GAP. His work has been featured on Nowness, Hypebae, I-D and The Fader. In 2020, he directed the music video “Obsessive”, for the artist Jarreau Vandal.