Alice Furtado

Alice Furtado

Brazil

Alice Furtado (1987, Brazil) was born in Rio de Janeiro, where she still lives and works. She is a graduate in Cinema of the Universidade Federal Fluminense. In 2010, she directed the short film DUEL BEFORE NIGHTFALL, which was part of La Cinéfondation selection of Cannes, and presented at the 2012 International Film Festival Rotterdam. In 2012, she started a residency at Le Fresnoy – Studio national des Arts Contemporains in France where she wrote and directed the short film LA GRENOUILLE ET DIEU (Best Short Film at the 2014 Pancevo Festival), and the audiovisual installation ‘River View’. During the residency, she was guided by filmmaker Claire Denis, working as assistant director on her short film VOILA L'ENCHAINEMENT (2014). She also works regularly as a film editor on short films, TV shows and documentaries. In 2015, she was selected as one of the directors to participate in Talents Buenos Aires. SICK, SICK, SICK is her first feature film.