Leonor Teles was born in Vila Franca de Xira (Portugal, 1992). She graduated from Lisbon National Film School (2013) – spec. in Cinematography and Directing, and has a Master’s Degree in Audiovisual and Multimedia (2015). Rhoma Acans (2013), her school film, was selected and awarded at several international film festivals. Batrachian’s Ballad, her first film, won the Golden Bear for Best Short Film at the Berlinale 2016. Other awards include Firebird Award for Best Short Film at Hong Kong IFF 2016, Best International Short Film at Belo Horizonte ISFF 2016, Cervantes Award for Most Innovative Short Film at MedFilm Festival 2016. Currently, Leonor works in film and as a cinematographer for television and advertising.
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