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Info about screenings, festivals, awards, partnerships, next projects ETC

 

"She Made It is an official selection at the 68th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen"

 By Lud Mônaco May 2018

 

The short film 'She Made It' is part of the international competition of the oldest and biggest experimental short film festival. The film has also had the honour to display at the cover page of the festival's magazine.

Cover page of Oberhausen's magazine 2018

"Enjoy the drama is out now on DVD & Vimeo On-Demand"

 By Lud Mônaco July 2017

 

Enjoy the drama finishes its festival's round with a flourish! The short film is part of "Girls On Film 2", a collection released today by the Peccadillo Pictures. The compilation gathers the latest, award-winning lesbian and feminist short films exploring fantasies, dreams, desires, love and transgression. 

"A Rough Cut of Love (Um Corte Brusco de Amor) is on tour around Brazil"

 By Lud Mônaco June 2017

 

The short docu-fiction is going to be distributed by the "Mostra do Filme Livre" in the action "Cineclubes Livres" and screened in over 50 different cities across the country!

"A Rough Cut of Love in Italy and in Peru along with Enjoy the Drama"

 By Lud Mônaco April 2017

 

The short docu-fiction is going to be part of the programming of Ce L'ho Corto in Bologna, Italy. The film is also an official selection along with 'Enjoy the Drama' at the Independientes, Primer Festival de Cortometrajes, which is currently taking place in Peru. 

"A Rough Cut of Love (Um Corte Brusco de Amor) is now ready for distribution"

 By Lud Mônaco April 2017

 

The short docu-fiction shot in London is now ready for distribution. To watch the teaser and read further info about the work

"A Rough Cut of Love (Um Corte Brusco de Amor) is an official selection at the MFL 2017"

 By Lud Mônaco April 2017

 

The short docu-fiction was selected for the 16ª Mostra do Filme Livre in Rio, Brazil. It will also travel around the country and be screened in various Cineclubs. The film is in the competitive section 'Mundo Livre'. 

"UK Participants at the Berlinale Talents 2017" 

 By Lud Mônaco February 2017

 

The British Council is one of the founding partners of the programme – they have been on board since the first event, which kicked off in 2003 under the name Berlin Talent Campus.

 

"Berlinale Talents 2017" 

 By Lud Mônaco January 2017

 

Lud Mônaco has been invited to participate to the 15th Berlinale Talents. An international selection committee chose the 250 Talents out of 2,711 applicants from 127 nations based on their prior achievements and the impact and relevance of their artistic work in their home countries.

 

"New Fiction Short" 

 By Lud Mônaco November 2016

 

Coming soon "She Made It", a poem of broken spaces shot in Datça, Turkey, at Film with a View, organised by Balik Arts. Lud Mônaco was an invited participant and also a workshop facilitator (storytelling). The short film is currently in post-production in partnership with a few Turkish film industry professionals. More info coming soon!

 

 

"New Short Docu-Fiction" 

 By Lud Mônaco November 2016

 

Coming soon "A Rough Cut of Love", a short docu-fiction that portrays the work routine of Alessandra Falbo, a young Brazilian immigrant living in London. It shows a parallel between her work duties and the reflections that she does upon her job, while eating a few Kale leaves on her day off.

 

 

"Enjoy the drama in Germany" 

 By Lud Mônaco November 2016

 

"Germany, hold your heart 'cause the drama is flying into your arms!
"Enjoy the drama" is an official selection at the 'QUEER-Streifen Filmfestival Regensburg'. Full programming info coming soon!"

 

 

"New Music Video - 'High on Life'" 

 By Lud Mônaco October 2016

 

" 'High on Life' is the result of an experiment I did between Berlin & London. Last July, my friend Mônica lent me her Blackmagic Pocket. I went to Berlin with the camera and Lotti, an honest human being I met on an East London sidewalk while having a cigarette. All of a sudden I ended up in a Dalston party with Lucía, a wild spirit I surely crossed paths with in my past life. Finally, I returned the camera to Mônica."
*Special thanks to John Martyn for such a beautiful song*

 

 

"Enjoy the drama in Madrid" 

 By Lud Mônaco October 2016

 

The short film is an official selection at the 25th Festival de Cine de Madrid FCM-PNR. The work is going to be part of the "New International Filmmakers" section.

 

 

"Soif de Fenêtre - Online release" 

 By Lud Mônaco September 2016

 

The road poem "Soif de Fenêtre" was released online on the 18th of September, at 1pm (UK). The film is now permanently available online. Check it out and add some poetry to your day!

 

 

"Character Capsules" 

 By Lud Mônaco August 2016

 

The 'Charcater Capsules' is a new series of short experiments by Lud Mônaco. It's shot by a camera in hand, in a real life context, with ordinary especial people being themselves. 'The Lady in the Loo' is the first capsule. It was shot in Hackney with the artist Alessandra Falbo. Check it out!

 

 

"Soif de Fenêtre is ready for distribution"

 By Lud Mônaco June 2016

 

The road poem produced by Off-Courts Trouville, shot in the Normandy is now ready for distribution. To read further info about the work

"Enjoy the drama at Revista Exbidor"

 By Lud Mônaco April 2016

 

The Brazilian film industry magazine interviews Lud Mônaco and talks about the success of the short film Enjoy the drama.

 

 

"Enjoy in Lithuania"

 By Lud Mônaco April 2016

 

The short film is an official selection at the Vilnius LGBT* Festival "Kreivès" 2016, the first and the only annual LGBT* film festival in Lithuania and the Baltics.

 

 

"Nêga Lucas Quintet - Live in Barcelona"

By Lud Mônaco March 2016

 

It's now available the syntesis of "Nêga Lucas Quintet - Live in Barcelona". The concert was shot with four cameras and is directed and edited by Lud Mônaco.

Check it out!

"Interview with Lud Mônaco"

 By Lud Mônaco March 2016

 

The director of "Enjoy the drama", gives another interview in which she talks about the selection of the short film at the 30th BFI Flare & some more curiosities.

 

 

"Enjoy the drama's DVD"

 By Lud Mônaco March 2016

 

The short film is now on DVD. The copy is available upon request only for festival distribution purposes. Soon it will be out for the fans of "Enjoy the drama". 

 

Design by Zamarripa & Paulo Aguiar

"Enjoy the drama at the BFI"

 By Lud Mônaco March 2016

 

"Enjoy the drama" is an official selection at the 30th BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival.

 

The short film is going to be part of the programming of the "Hearts - Shifting Sands" section.

"Para, pero sigue on the TV!"

 By Lud Mônaco February 2016

 

The awarded short film "Para, pero sigue" (Stop, but carry on) will be shown on television, in the Barcelona Televisió Channel, on Sunday, the 28th of February, at 10:30 pm.

"Para, pero sigue in London!"

 By Lud Mônaco February 2016

 

The awarded short film "Para, pero sigue" (Stop, but carry on) was selected to be part of the programming of "Cortometrajes - 7 Spanish Short Films", curated by Brit Es Magazine and Shorts On Tap.

"Enjoy the drama is going to Brazil again!"

 By Lud Mônaco January 2016

 

"Enjoy the drama" is an official selection at the 15th Mostra do Filme Livre.

 

The short film is going to be part of the programming of the "Curta Sampa" Section.

"Enjoy the drama is flying to Canada!"

 By Lud Mônaco January 2016

 

"Enjoy the drama" is an official selection at the 17th annual Reelout Queer Film + Video Festival in Kingston, ON Canada.

 

The short film is going to be part of the programming of the "In the Dark" Section.

"Interview with Lud Mônaco"

 By Lud Mônaco December 2015

 

 

Interview with Lud Mônaco, the director of "Enjoy the drama". She talks about the short film to "CinéWomen", a digital magazine about women's cinema & performing arts.

 

 

"Enjoy the drama is going to Bologna, Italy!"

 By Lud Mônaco December 2015

 

"Enjoy the drama" has been selected for the programming of "Ce l'ho corto", Rassegna di cortometraggi. 

 

 

"Enjoy the drama at the Bibliocurts Short Film Festival"

 By Lud Mônaco November 2015

 

"Enjoy the drama" has been selected for the 1rst edition of the festival!

 

The short film is going to be part of the programming of the "Megacurts" Section.

"Enjoy the drama at the Festival Mix Brasil de Cultura da Diversidade"

 By Lud Mônaco October 2015

 

"Enjoy the drama" has been selected for the 23rd edition of the festival!

 

The short film is going to be part of the programming of the "Viva Sapata!" Section.

"NEW short film"

 By Lud Mônaco September 2015

 

Lud Mônaco is just back from Normandy, where she shot her new short film "Soif de Fenêtre", at Off-Courts. The work is in post-production.

 

With,

Isabelle Montoya & Bob Levasseur

MORE INFO COMING SOON

"Enjoy the drama at the Lights! Camera! CURE! Festival"

 By Lud Mônaco September 2015

 

"Enjoy the drama" has been selected for the 1st edition of the festival!

 

 

OUTCOME ON HOLD

"Lud Mônaco at Off-Courts 2015"

 By Lud Mônaco August 2015

 

Lud Mônaco has been selected to be part of the international delegation of 2015 Off-Courts Festival creations lab's, which will be held in Trouville-Sur-Mer, from September 4th until the 12th.

"Enjoy the drama at The Barcelona International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival"

 By Lud Mônaco July 2015

 

"Enjoy the drama" has been selected for the 15th Edition of the festival!

 

The short film is nominee for best short film LGTIB!

"Enjoy the drama is ready for distribution"

 By Lud Mônaco June 2015

 

The short film "Enjoy the drama", produced by Kinomada and shot in Quebec is now ready for distribution. To watch the teaser and read further info about the work

"Enjoy the drama at CinéWomen"

 By Lud Mônaco July 2015

 

The short film "Enjoy the drama" has been selected for the 4th Biennial Edition of CinéWomen!

 

An interview with Lud Mônaco is coming soon!

"Lud Mônaco debuts at theatre"

 By Lud Mônaco April 2015

 

Lud Mônaco just premiered "River Limpopo", the first play she directs, written by Georgina Tremayne.

 

 

Starring Melody McMillian and Hunter Tremayne.  

 

 

Local: Tinta Roja (Barcelona)

Dates: 23rd and 30th of April

Price: 10€

"NEW short film"

 By Lud Mônaco April 2015

 

Lud Mônaco is just back from Quebec, where she shot her new short film "Enjoy the drama", at Kinomada Laboratory. The work is on post-production.

 

With,

Maggie Caporal and Tatiana Grasso

MORE INFO COMING SOON

"WINNER poetry at International Poetry and Theater Competition Castello di Duino"

 By Lud Mônaco March 2015

 

The poetry "Lettera a un amico navigante" has received a sign of merit and was selected for publication in Italian and English. 

"Lud Mônaco at Kinomada 2015"

 By Lud Mônaco March 2015

 

Lud Mônaco is one of the invited participants to "Kinomada, laboratoires internationaux de création de courts métrages", which will take place in Québec, Canada, from March 18th until the 27th. 

"SONIA" at Mostra do Filme Livre

 By Lud Mônaco February 2015

 

The short film Sonia will be projected in Brazil in four different cities, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Brasília and Belo Horizonte, between March and June of 2015. 

"NEW WORK FROM THE SERIES Ideas without financial borders"

By Lud Mônaco January 2015

 

"Summer Tears"

is a video art inspired by "Summer kisses, winter tears", a song by Julie Cruise.  It's about a road summer trip. 

With Carlota Orobtg, by Lud Mônaco. 

"PARA, PERO SIGUE" WINNER!

 By Lud Mônaco November 2014

 

It's a great pleasure to have a work recognized by a jury formed by Peter Handke, Dulce Maria Cardoso e Birgit Hutter. 

 

"Para, pero sigue" won the MEO Award for best short film at the Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival!

 

 

"PARA, PERO SIGUE" at Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival 

 By Lud Mônaco November 2014

 

The short film Para, Pero sigue (Stop, but carry on) will be projected in Portugal on Wednesday (12/11), at the Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival, competing for the best short film.

"NEW WORK FROM THE SERIES Ideas without financial borders"

By Lud Mônaco October 2014

 

"Where is Leah" is a video art inspired by "My beautiful Leah", a song by PJ Harvey.  It's about a girl who is looking for Leah, another girl who got lost while looking for something she didn't know what it was

 Dark,

 trash

 and ugly...

                          

                                                             to watch it!

"NEW PARTNERSHIP"

with Bruna Ximenes

By Lud Mônaco July 2014

 

 

Lud Mônaco just started a partnership with the Brazilian illustrator Bruna Ximenes

 

 

The collaboration consists in the visual development of the main characters of the feature film she is writing. 

 

to check the illustrations of the characters and also a few words about their personality.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"MIC IN HAND, IDEA IN HEAD"

By Lud Mônaco June 2014

 

"Everybody Knows" 

is a sound short film made in partnership with

the Italian sound engineer Luca Petrecca

The work is now available on the website. 

 

Brief Sinopsis:

An ordinary human being wakes up and lives

his ordinary and modern routine.

 

 

to listen to it!

"NEW WORK FROM THE SERIES Ideas without financial borders"

By Lud Mônaco August 2014

 

"The Beauty of Her"

is a video art inspired by "Electric light", a song by PJ Harvey.  It's about a tempting, but forbidden beauty

    An intense work,

    With Carlota Orobitg,

    By Lud Mônaco. 

                          

                                                                  to watch it!

"NEW PAGE of poetry and visual reflections on Facebook"

By Lud Mônaco May 2014

 

 

Description:

 

 

"This is the spot where you'll find the meanings of life I realize, the poetry I see even in the drug inserts, and the depth of worldly situations I usually get myself into. "

 

 

"PROYECTO DE LARGOMETRAJE" Brainstorming y

breve memoria explicativa

 Por Lud Mônaco Abril 2014

 

"... En esta historia la mujer no planchará, pero usará el hierro para amenazar a quien le oprime."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                  Para ver el material completo 

 

*Translations into English, Portuguese and Italian are available upon request.

 

MÁS INFORMACIÓN PRONTO

"PARA, PERO SIGUE" at Mecal 

 By Lud Mônaco March 2014

 

The short film Para, Pero sigue (Stop, but carry on) will be projected on Sunday (09/03), at the Festival Mecal, in a joint session with ECIB.

Local: CCCB (Barcelona)

Time: 17:30

"PARA, PERO SIGUE" at MIS 

 By Lud Mônaco December 2013

 

The short film Para, Pero sigue (Stop, but carry on) is on December's schedule of the Museum

of Image and Sound of São Paulo (MIS).  

"NEW PROJECT"

By Lud Mônaco November 2013

 

Lud Mônaco is now in Bologna, developing her debut feature film. Synopsis and more details are coming soon.

"PARA, PERO SIGUE" at Sitges 

By Lud Mônaco October 2013

 

The short film Para, pero sigue (Stop, but carry

on) is an official selection at Sitges Film Festival

2013.

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