Luana MelgaçoLuana Melgaço

TFI Latin America Fund | 2013

Lives and works in Belo Horizonte. Holds a degree in social communication from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais and has dedicated herself to audiovisual production since 2005. She is a member of Teia since 2010, developing projects and producing shorts, features and installations in partnership with the group’s filmmakers, including O céu sobre os ombros, by Sérgio Borges (Tiger Awards Official Selection and great winner of Festival de Brasilia, 2010), A falta que me faz, by Marília Rocha (International Premiére in Rotterdam, 2010) and Girimunho (Brazil- Germany-Spain co-production, World Premiére in Venice 2011, supported by Hubert Bals Fund, World Cinema Fund Berlinale and Ibermedia), by Clarissa Campolina and Helvécio Marins Jr. She is in constant dialogue with other filmmakers and producers outside of Teia; having produced eight documentaries by Marcos Pimentel and the feature Linz, quando todos acidentes acontecem, by Alexandre Veras, in partnership with Alumbramento.The films she has produced have been screened and won several awards at Brazilian and international festivals; being also released in movie theatres, on DVD and shown on television.

Where I Grow Old

TFI Latin America Fund | 2013