SELF - a micro-series

SELF is a 10 minutes micro series for Instagram entirely recorded in a smartphone. It is an experimental language research by the writer and director Duda de Almeida and the actress Bia Borinn. About the story: A Brazilian actress goes to NYC to pursue her dreams while waiting for her boyfriend that stayed in Brazil. They only speak trough video messages. But since every journey moves forward, we witness how his change of plans affects her - and also her acting. She leaves the 'selfie mode of living' and turns within herself.

  • Duda de Almeida
  • Duda de Almeida
  • Bia Borinn
  • Maria Gorda Productions
  • Bia Borinn
    Key Cast
    "The Girl"
  • Camila Dougall
    Key Cast
    "The Friend"
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Web / New Media, Other
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 19, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
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  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Smartphone IPhone
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Director Biography - Duda de Almeida

Duda de Almeida studied at PUC RJ and also at Escuela de Cine y TV de Santo Antônio de Los Baños with Eliseo Altunaga. In 2015 went to Columbia University for an extension program on TV Writing. Between 2019 and 2021, Dudamwas a screenwriter for the fictional series “Lov3” (Amazon Studios) and the documentary series “Lexa - After Carnival” in partnership with Kondzilla for Globoplay, from fiction series “As Aventuras de José e Durval” for Globoplay by O2 Filmesand continues as a screenwriter for the new seasons of "Sintonia" on Netflix.

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