Daniela Lucato started playing theatre in Padua parallel to her studies at the university. After her degree in Philosophy with an anthropological thesis on contemporary dance, she moved to Rome, Wellington and finally Berlin where she worked as an actress for films/theatre. In 2013 she wrote and directed the theatre piece “Call Me Reality” that participated to several theater festivals. The Birthday (2014), her first short film she wrote and directed in mandarin/english language, has been officially selected from 26 international festivals (among these Micgenero, Frameline, ShanghaiPride where the film was also nominated for the best cinematography). Her last productions: When I dance (2016, Documentary), The Wheel(2017) and For The Time Being (2017). She is now writing the script of her first feature Alice still has a dream.