Karen Akerman

Partner of the independent production company Pela Madrugada. She worked as editor in over forty films (features and shorts). She was awarded the Grand Brazilian Film Award – Best Editing for Fiction (2015) and Best Documentary Editing (2009); ABC award for Best Editing Fiction (2015); among many others.

She made five short films. Her work has been shown at festivals in Rotterdam, Uppsala, Cine//B, Alcine, Brasilia, Cine PE and awarded at festivals in Tabor, DocLisboa, Rio Film Festival, Short Film, Santa Maria da Feira, Recife window, Cine Scheme New.

As a producer she was responsible for more than twenty short films. She collaborated as Curator, programmer and jury in festivals and shows in Brazil and Portugal.