ANDREA CAPELLA. Has studied Architecture, History of Art, Scenography, and Cinema, specializing in Cinematography at UFF, where she also worked as a lecturer from 2004 to 2006.
Capella has worked as a cinematographer in long-feature films such as “Corpo Elétrico” (by Marcelo Caetano), “Ressaca” (by Bruno Vianna), “A Fuga da Mulher Gorila (by Felipe Bragança and Marina Meliande), “A Alegria” (by Felipe Bragança and Marina Meliande, selected for the Cannes Directors’ Fortnight), Claun (by Felipe Bragança), as well as in 20 short films, amongst which: “Na sua companhia” (by Marcelo Caetano, award winner for best cinematography – closeup 2012) and “Por dentro de uma gota d’água” (by Felipe Bragança and Marina Meliande, award winner for best cinematography – Kodak Film School Competition, Brazil).
Together with Peter Lucas, she has directed the short film “Instantâneos”, award winner for best film at the 2011 Festival Primeiro Plano, and co-directed “Ficar parado cansa” – an episode of the long-feature film “Desassossego”.
Her work as a visual artist has been exhibited at Tempo Festival, Centro Cultural dos Correios, Southbank Centre, Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), and BAC, with works developed in different media, such as photography, video, and drawing. Andrea Capella also collaborates with different actors, visual artists, and dancers, having experience in the fields of lighting, photography, new technologies, and video.