Catarina Alves Costa

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CATARINA ALVES COSTA - FILMMAKER
(Porto, 1967)
BA in Social Anthropology
MA in Visual Anthropology : Granada Centre, University of Manchester
Teaches Visual Anthropology in University of Lisbon, Dep Anthropology
Producer/ Director in the production company Laranja Azul, Lisbon

Filmography

1992 Regresso àTerra (Back to the Homeland), Hi8, 35 min.
Best student film at the Gottingen International Ethnographic Film Festival. Germany,1994.

1994 Senhora Aparecida (Our lady Aparecida). Betacam. 55 min. Prod by SP Films
The film was broadcasted at RTP (Portuguese Television Station), ZDF/ARTÉ and RTBF (Belgium).Cinèma du Reel (Paris, 1995), Margaret Mead Film Festival (New York, 1996)

Special Mention at the Internacional Documentary Film Festival of Malaposta, Loures, Portugal, 1996
First Prize for Video at VII Rassegna Internazionale di Documentari Etnografici, em Nuoro, Italy, 1996
The Award of Excellency from the Society for Visual Anthropology at the American Anthropological Association Film Festival, San Francisco, Nov.1996
Prize European Massimo Troisi 2000: best Film in Culture and Tradition from Portugal for Our Lady Aparecida

1998 Swagatam (Welcome). Betacam. 50 min. Prod by SP Films
Prix Planète at the Bilan du Film Ethnographique, Paris.

2001 Mais Alma (More Soul). Betacam. Prod by Laranja Azul
International Ethnographic Film Festival, Gottingen, Germany May 2002
International Festival Films de Femmes, Creteil March 2002

2004 O Arquitecto e a Cidade Velha (The Architect and the Old Village). Betacam. Prod by Laranja Azul and Jour J.
Audience Prize at Caminhos do Cinema Portugues

In June 2002 wons the prize for Best Production 2002 for the film Desassossego (Restless), from Catarina Mourão, in the Lisbon International Documentary Festival Doc’s Lisboa.

2005
O Sítio de Castelo Velho, (The old castle site) financiado e encomendado por / financed by IPPAR, prod. Laranja Azul. Betacam Digital, 56 min.

2008
Nacional 206, (ROUTE 206) documentário financiado / financed by Instituto do Emprego e Formação Profissional, 52 min.
Prize for Best Editing Doc Lisboa 2009.

2008
O Parque, (The Park) documentário financiado e encomendado /financed by Fundação de Serralves, Porto. ProduçãoLlaranja Azul, 60 min.

2009
Falamos de António Campos, (Lets talk about Campos) documentário para a RTP2, Produção Midas Filmes, 60 min.

2011
O desejo do saber – 100 anos da Universidade de Lisboa, (Film for the 100 years of the Lisbon University) documentário, financiado pela U.L, Produção Laranja Azul, 60 min.

Following

  1. Roger Canals
  2. LISA - Antropologia
  3. Biodiversity Research Africa
  4. Catarina Mourão
  5. UK Visual Anthropology
  6. Veronika Reichenberger
  7. FCSH Culturas Visuais