Leonor NOIVO (1976) studied Architecture and Photography before joining the Lisbon Theatre and Film School in 1997, where she specialised in Editing and Directing. In 2006 she attended the Documentary Filmmaking course of Ateliers Varan at the Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon. Since then she works as script-supervisor, scriptwriter and assistant director on documentaries and fiction films and often collaborates with other directors. She has also worked with various makers in the performance area, creating content and video installations, as well as film project workshops for the Cinema departments of ArCo, ESMAD and ESAD. In 2008, she co-founded the cinema production company Terratreme Films. Her films have been screened at various international festivals such as Locarno, IFFR, Vienalle, FidMarseille, and have won several awards and mentions. Her short film Madrugada/Dawn (2021), won Best Film in the National Competition at Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival.
(selection, all short) Aside Macao (2001, doc), Mould (2005), InsideOut (2005, doc), Assembly (2006, doc), Airport (2006, instal), Excursion (2007, doc), Later Day Saints (2009, doc), Basic School 26 (2009, doc, TV), Other Letters or the Invented Love (2012, doc), A cidade e o sol/The City and the Sun (2012), Capeia (2015, instal), Setembro/September (2016), Tudo o que imagino/All I Imagine (2017, doc), Raposa/Reynard (2019, doc), Madrugada/Dawn (2021)