Film and video art

Habitado (2017)
Listen (2017)
Stillness (2016)

Photography

1983 Collection (2020)
Untitled (2016)

Sketchbook

2019 - 2020

Collaborations

Grey Area (2020)
Thomaz de Mello Breyner Diaries (in production)
Now and then (2020)
Poise (2020)
The boy and the owl (2018)
Telhados de Vidro No. 23 (2018)
Breathe (2018)

About


Daniela Fortuna was born in Sesimbra, south of Lisbon, in 1993. In 2015 concluded the studies in Traditional Animation at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon.
Her work has been exhibited in several festivals, screenings and exhibitions such as Monstra Lisbon Animation Festival (Cinema São Jorge, Lisbon, Portugal, 2019), Videoformes International Festival (Clermont-Ferrand, France, 2019), FUSO Anual de Video Arte Internacional (MAAT, Lisbon, Portugal, 2018), Fest Anča International Animation Festival, (Stanica Cultural Centre, Žilina, Slovakia, 2018), Festival de Cinema Luso-Brasileiro (Municipal Library, Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal, 2018), I stood up and... never sat down again (Plataforma Revólver, Lisbon, Portugal, 2016). 

For projects, collaborations and other inquires
danielacfortuna@gmail.com.

@danielafortuna_



Education

2012 - 2015
Graduation in Multimedia Art (Traditional Animation)
Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon



Workshops, Masterclasses and Conferences

2019

Drawing negative spaces workshop with João Catarino, Lisbon.

2018

Stories behind the films masterclass with Paul Driessen, Monstra Festival, Lisbon.

Music and animation masterclass with Koji Yamamura, Catherine Verhelst e Hervé Tougeron, Monstra Festival, Lisbon.

2016

Italian independent animation conference with Paola Bristot, Lisbon.



Animation film and series collaborations

Diários de Thomaz de Mello Breyner/ Thomaz de Mello Breyner Diaries (in production) documentary series by Margarida de Magalhães Ramalho, directed by Manuel Mozos and produced by LX Filmes.

Supensão/ Poise (2020) animation short film by Luís Soares produced by Filmes do Gajo.

O rapaz e a coruja/ The boy and the owl (2018) animation short film by Mário Gajo de Carvalho produded by Filmes do Gajo.



Awards

Honorable mention from the jury at Festival de Cinema Luso-Brasileiro de Santa Maria da Feira, 2018.



Screenings, Film festivals selections and Exhibitions

2020

Grey Area, Fábrica Braço de Prata, Lisbon.

2019

Sobre o fruto da máquina, Espaço Egeu, Lisbon.
FIVA Festival Internacional de Video arte Cultivamos Cultura, Beja. Curator: Inês T. Alves.
Monstra Lisbon Animation Festival, Lisbon.
Shortcutz Lisbon.
Videoformes International Festival, Clermont-Ferrand.

2018

Avanca Film Festival, Aveiro.
Ymotion Festival de Cinema Jovem de Famalicão, Braga.
Cutout Fest International Animation and Digital Art Festival, Querétaro.
Festival It’s Happening, Lisbon.
Strasburg Film Festival, Virginia.
Chorta Festival de curtas do Faial, Azores.
Locomoción Festival de Animación, Mexico City.
Alexandre Trauner Art/ Film Festival, Szolnok.
Cinema no Estendal, Lisbon.
FUSO Anual de Video arte Internacional de Lisboa. Curator: Jean-François Chougnet.
Olhares do Mediterrâneo, Lisbon.
FEST Nem Directors New Films Festival, Espinho.
Fest Anča International Animation Festival, Žilina.
Festival Internacional de Animación La Truca, Cali.
Festival de Cinema Luso-Brasileiro, Santa Maria da Feira. Curator: Karen Black.
Moving Image Arts International Short Film Festival, Toronto.
Breathe, Malapata Gallery, Lisbon.
MUSA Sintra Arts Museum, Sintra.

2017

Dia das Belas-Artes 181 Anos: Mostra de filmes, FBAUL, Lisbon.
Condomínio Festival 8th Edition, Lisbon.

2016

Cinema Português em Movimento.
12x12, Atelier da Travessa, Lisbon.
100 anos do Museu Bordalo Pinheiro (1916-2016), Museu Bordalo Pinheiro, Lisbon.
Ensaio para uma exposição II, Galeria Associação 25 de Abril, Lisbon.
GAB-A 10th Edition: Galerias Abertas das Belas-Artes, FBAUL, Lisbon.
I stood up... and never sat down again, Plataforma Revólver, Lisbon. Curators: Pedro Cabral Santo, Vitor Pinto da Fonseca.

2015

GAB-A 9th Edition: Galerias Abertas das Belas-Artes, FBAUL, Lisbon.



Collections

MUSA Sintra Arts Museum



Work published in

Telhados de Vidro No. 23 (Cover) - Averno Editions, November 2018.

O Cão Celeste, No. 7 to No. 13 (Illustrations) - Averno Editions, August 2015 to July 2019.



Press articles

Curtas Metragens de Animação dos alunos da FBAUL na 4ª Edição do Cinema Português em Movimento. ARTECAPITAL, July 2016.
I stoop up and... never sat down again. ARTECAPITAL, November 2015.