Juliana Vicente



Juliana Vicente is a producer, director and founder of Preta Portê Filmes, a company founded in 2009 in São Paulo with the objective of developing audiovisual projects that combine art and communication for a diversified market. Its work has been seen in many festivals, such as the short Film For Blind Poet in Rotterdam 2013, Grandmothers at the Berlinale 2010 and others, having won more than 50 awards altogether. Juliana Vicente studied Cinema at FAAP (Brazil) and EICTV (Cuba). She directed the short Colors and Boots (Festival Iberoamericano de Huelva, 2011 and Havana Intl. Film Festival, 2010) and the 55-min documentary Drift (Havana Intl. Film Festival, 2011 and awarded at the New York Film Festivals®, 2012). Juliana is also the producer of Anna K., Preta Portê\'s first feature film, directed by the famous artist José Roberto Aguilar, currently in the post-production stage. She is now developing the fiction feature project Lily and the Dragonflies, by director and writer René Guerra. This project gives continuity to their partnership that started in The Shoes of Aristeu (Clermont-Ferrand, 2009) and repeated on the documentary Who\'s Afraid of Cris Negão?, a study on the marginal characters from the transvestite world, part of the research for Lily and the Dragonflies. The feature has already participated in four project development labs: BrLab (Brazil), Taller Colón - Fundación Typa (Argentina), IFFR Rotterdam Lab (Holland) and most recently the EAVE Puentes Australab (Uruguay, Chile), winning a prize of post-production services. In 2013, it was selected to the Torino Film Lab.  

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