Joana Caiano (Lisbon, 2000) is a Portuguese director and writer working with fiction narrative and documentary. Joana studied Cinema and Video at Escola Artística António Arroio in Lisbon. She then moved to the UK to pursue film studies where she concluded her Bachelor's degree (Film Production) at the Arts University of Bournemouth. Joana’s films have been funded The Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual of Portugal. Joana’s films have been screened at Festival International de Cine de Quito; NAHEMI Extraordinary Times, among others.
[42, fiction, 2017]; [87km, fiction, 2017]; [Quimera, fiction, 2018]; [Horns on the Woman, doc, 2018]; [Traço no Espaço, fiction, 2018]; [Sale, fiction, 2019]; [Voltage, fiction, 2019]; [Buns in the Oven, fiction, 2019]; [Watermelon Duet, fiction, 2019]; [Frail, fiction, 2019]; [Mask, fiction, 2020]; [A Cabeça não é um sítio seguro, doc, 2020].
Festival International de Cine de Quito; NAHEMI Extraordinary Times - Canon Competition; Sunderland Shorts Film Festival; Four River Film Festival; Zoom.13 Festival; Ufa Youth Short Film Festival; The BeBop Channel Dance and Theatre Film Festival; GaztefilmFest; NanoCon International Film Festival; Script Shop; UNDER the RADAR.