23 MAY — 02 JUNE 2024

23 MAY — 02 JUNE 2024


*free entry but you have to pick up your ticket one hour before the session

MASTERCLASS: The Work of the DOP Sabine Lancelin


Sabine Lancelin is one of today's most experienced directors of photography, having worked on many of Manoel de Oliveira's most recent films - namely Je Rentre à la Maison, Belle Toujours, Singularidades de uma Rapariga Loura and The Strange Case of Angélica - and has also collaborated with such outstanding directors of contemporary cinema as Chantal Akerman, Alain Guiraudie, Raoul Ruiz and Michel Piccoli. Lancelin also directed the cinematography for Estamos no Ar, by Diogo Costa Amarante, that world premiered in Rotterdam Film Festival in 2024.
António Preto, director at Casa Manoel de Oliveira, will moderate the conversation with Sabine Lancelin.

We'll talk about the relationship between cinematographer and director, and the importance of light in storytelling. I'll talk about my work with Manoël de Oliveira and my connection with Portuguese cinema.

Biographies of the participants

Sabine Lancelin

Born in 1959, Sabine Lancelin is one of the rare avant-garde female cinematographers to champion a powerful auteur cinema. She worked with Manoël de Oliveira being his close partner for ten years.

She has photographed several films by Chantal Akerman, including La Captive, and Michel Piccoli (La Plage noire). Sabine Lancelin has also collaborated with numerous other authors, including Éric Rohmer (L'Ami de mon amie), Pierre Schoendoerffer (Dien Bien Phu), Raúl Ruiz (Le Temps retrouvé), Philippe Grandrieux (Sombre), Alain Guiraudie (Le Roi de l'évasion) and Laurent Achard (Dernière séance). She has also worked with Marie-France Pisier, Jacques Malaterre and Josiane Balasko. 

She headed the Image department at Femis between 2017 and 2022.

António Preto (moderador)

António Preto is the director of the Casa do Cinema Manoel de Oliveira, Serralves Foundation. He has a PhD in Film Studies from the Université Paris-Diderot - Paris 7, with a thesis entitled Manoel de Oliveira: Cinéma et littérature (2011). Between 2012 and 2018, he was a lecturer on the Film and Audiovisual courses at the Escola Superior Artística do Porto and the Universidade Lusófona do Porto.

MASTERCLASS: Diversity and Inclusion in the Cinematographic and Audiovisual sector – Opportunities and Good practices


Creative Europe MEDIA Desks from Portugal, Croatia, Slovenia and Italy (Turin) join IndieLisboa in promoting a masterclass dedicated to the topic of diversity, inclusion, and gender balance in the cinematographic and audiovisual sector. The masterclass aims to address the opportunities generated by existing funds, as well as the good practices already identified in responding to challenges and will feature Edel Brosnan as a guest.

Moderator: Susana Costa Pereira (Media Desk Portugal) with Silvia Sandrone (Media Desk Italy/Turin), Miguel Valverde (IndieLisboa) and Edel Brosnan (content expert, screenwriter).

Biographies of the participants

Susana Costa Pereira, Executive Coordinator  Creative Europe MEDIA Desk Portugal

Graduated in Communication Sciences, has been working in the cultural sector for the last 28 years in public and private sectors. Since 2014 has been working for the creative Europe Programme, first in the Culture strand, and since 2019 as executive coordinator and responsible for the MEDIA strand.

Silvia Sandrone, project officer Creative Europe MEDIA Desk Itália

Graduated in Foreign Languages and Literatures, after a brief experience at Paravia publishing house, she started working in the audiovisual industry for the EU MEDIA Programme, first as head of Antenna MEDIA Torino then, since 2014 as Project Officer of CED Italy MEDIA Office Turin, hosted by Cinecittà SPA.

Edel Brosnan, guest

Edel Brosnan is the Director of Strategy for the European Women's Audiovisual Network - EWA, where she campaigns for gender parity, equality, diversity and inclusion across all sectors of the screen industries. Edel also has a wealth of experience as a screenwriter and script development consultant. As a screenwriter she has several broadcast credits with BBC1, ITV, C5 and RTE1, and credits as a radio playwright for BBC Radio 4. As a development consultant and script editor she has worked with producers, directors and writers on high-end TV series and ground-breaking independent feature films, including the first Croatian film to win an award at Cannes. Edel is a graduate of the UK's National Film and Television School in Beaconsfield. After more than two decades in London, she is now, once again, resident in Dublin.