Studied English Literature at Oporto University and holds an MA in Text and Performance Studies from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art / King’s College London. Completed the Young Artists Program at the Gulbenkian Foundation and took up the film directing course at the PCFE Film School (Czech Republic) and the documentary workshop at E.I.C.TV (Cuba). She works as a producer for Terratreme filmes and also independently, highlighting the work of filmmakers such as André Gil Mata, João Vladimiro, Leonor Noivo, Miguel Seabra Lopes, Susana Nobre and Tiago Hespanha.
projects in progress
Lacrau - directed by João Vladimiro, 99 mins, Portugal, 2013 (Indielisboa Award for the best film / Tree of Life Award) – Production manager
Cativeiro (documentary) - directed by André Gil Mata, 63 mins, Portugal, 2012 (Doclisboa, C.P.L.P. Award for best Portuguese feature film / Doc Alliance Award for best documentary) – Producer
Incêndio (fiction) - directed by Miguel Seabra Lopes and Karen Akerman, 23 mins, Portugal, 2011 – Production manager
BAD BUNNY (fiction) - COELHO MAU, Carlos Conceição
Portugal · France, 2017, FIC, HD, Cor, 30'
Wayward boy punishes his mother's lover. Beauty and horror fondle each other. Young gods callously abjure conventional morality.
SNAKESKIN (experimental / documentary) - Directed by Daniel Hui
THE METAMORPHOSIS OF BIRDS (documentary) - Directed by Catarina Vasconcelos
new project / THE METAMORPHOSIS OF BIRDS / Joana Gusmão / New project has been added - 11.02.2020
new project / SNAKESKIN / Joana Gusmão / New project has been added - 11.02.2020
new project / BAD BUNNY / Joana Gusmão / New project has been added - 11.02.2020