Has a doctorate in audio-visual communication from the University of Vigo. Producer at Filmika Galaika, a Galician production company specialising in authorial cinema that produced the latest works by Lois Patiño and Matías Piñeiro (Sycorax, 2021), Helena Girón and Samuel M. Delgado (They Carry Death, 2021), Eloy Domínguez Serén (The Bodies, 2020), Eloy Enciso (Endless Night, 2019) and Jessica Sarah Rinland (Those that, at a Distance, Resemble Another, 2019).
João Vieira Torres
Franco-Brazilian artist and filmmaker. Works between France and Brazil. Master’s degree in photography and video art and post-graduation at Le Fresnoy (France). Doctorate on the use of documents in contemporary art from EESI (France). Involved in photography, cinema, video art, writing and performance. One of the main focus of his work is otherness and the need to build an anchorage, be it territorial, historical, bodily or identity-related.
He is a journalist, film critic, festival programmer and translator. He is the correspondent for the territories of former Yugoslavia at Screen International, senior writer at Cineuropa and contributing editor for IDFA’s website. He is a programmer for ZagrebDox and Rab Film Festival (Croatia), Skopje Film Festival (Macedonia) and FeKK (Slovenia), and contributes as guest programmer and advisor for numerous international film festivals around Europe.
for Best Project in the editing or First Cut Stage – acquisition of the television rights for Portugal and the Portuguese‑speaking African countries (PALOP) by RTP: 25 000€ for a feature‑length film.
Special Arché Jury Award for a Project in the Editing or First Cut Stage – 7000€ in post‑production services at McFly – Sound Production and Films.
School of Arts, Universidade Católica Portuguesa Award
Special Jury Award for Best Project Writing and Development Stage – 2000€.
for Best Project in the Writing and Development Stage – 15 to 30-day artistic residency at Selina locations in Portugal through the Artist Nomad Passport.