Rotterdam Lab

Joyce Prado

Joyce Prado is a director, scriptwriter, and founder of Oxalá Produções, a company focused on content around Afro-Brazilians, diasporic culture, and community. In 2020, she premiered her first feature Chico Rei entre Nós (doc, 94', 2020) at the 44th São Paulo International Film Festival, which was awarded Best Documentary for audience choice and Honourable Mention by the Jury.

Oxalá Produções - Brazil

For the past seven years, Oxalá Produções has been developing audiovisual projects focusing on content related to the Afro-Brazilian and diaspora culture. In fiction and documentary, in the most different formats and windows. Some of its main productions are the fiction short film Fábula de Vó Ita (2016), the documentary short Okán Mímó (2017), and the feature film Zion (in-development) from director Bruno Ribeiro selected for ‘Proyecta’ in Ventana Sur 2019.

Projects in development 
Zion by Bruno Ribeiro (feature)
Atlantic Expedition by Joyce Prado (documentary feature)

Projects in production

I Need to tell you about me by Joyce Prado, Vanessa Fort and Marcus Vascunscelos (short animation)
Calmon by Joyce Prado (short)

Released films

Grandma's Ita Tale by Joyce Prado and Thalita Oshiro (short)
Chico Rei Among Us by Joyce Prado (feature)

Joyce Prado

Rotterdam Lab

Rotterdam Lab alumni in 2023

Our returning Rotterdam Lab graduates in 2023.