Camila Kzan (Brazil)
2023 Taller de Líneas Argumentales
Camila Kzan is a Brazilian audiovisual director, screenwriter and dancer. She began her career as an executive producer of the short film Juliana contra o jambeiro do diabo pelo coração by João Batista, which screened at the Cannes Film Festival in 2010. She was the director and screenwriter of the “Cine Rooftop” show for Paramount Channel, the documentary Salto Livre for the Brazilian channel GNT, the short film Marcados e eu —with photographer Claudia Andújar— for the Arte-Pará Festival, and the fiction short film Sempre te amei, among other works. Her documentary Uma escola no Marajó (2021) was selected for national and international festivals, such as the Tiradentes Film Festival, the São Paulo International Short Film Festival, the Madrid Indie Festival, the Canada Indie Festival, BogoShorts and the Sinédoque Documentary Short Film Festival, where she received an Honorable Mention. Camila holds a degree in audiovisual from the Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation (FAAP) in São Paulo, studied screenwriting and directing of actors at the International Film and Television School of San Antonio de los Baños in Cuba (EICTV) and completed a Master’s Degree in Screenwriting at the Film and Audiovisual School of Catalonia (ESCAC).
Jóia — Jóia is a teenage girl who just graduated from high school and, as a graduation gift, asks her mother to meet her father.