João Viana

João Viana

Portugal

Biography

João Viana was born in Huambo in 1966. He studied Law at the University of Coimbra and later Film in Porto. He has worked in the areas of production, sound, storyboarding, directing and screenwriting. His short film SWIMMING POOL screened at the Venice International Film Festival in 2004 and received a number of awards. His short film TABATO and his feature film debut THE BATTLE OF TABATO were both awarded at the Berlinale in 2013. His most recent feature OUR MADNESS premiered at the 2018 Berlinale.

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