Preta Portê Filmes

PRETA PORTÊ FILMES was founded in 2009 in São Paulo, Brazil, by Juliana Vicente with the objective of developing and producing audiovisual projects that combine art and communication for a diversified market. Since its beginning, Preta Portê Filmes has produced fiction films, documentaries, TV programs and videoclips. Our work has been seen in many festivals around the world, such as Berlinale, Clermont-Ferrand, Rotterdam and Havana, receiving more than 100 awards. We focus on projects with both social and artistic relevance that contribute to the development of the Latin-American film industry. We seek to build a body of work that contributes to human progress and promotes diversity, characteristics well translated into our projects and multicultural tendencies.



JULIANA VICENTE is the director, screenwriter, producer and founder of Preta Portê Filmes. She is constantly cited among the most important directors of contemporary Brazilian Cinema. Creator and director of Facing It! series, available on the five continents where Netflix is present, she joined the Berlinale Talents group, at the Berlin Festival (2015). The same year she received the Camera D’Or award at the Cannes Festival with the co-production Land and Shade.

She also directed the documentary Drift, winner of the New York Film Festival (2012, Social Issues), was invited to be part of the international program Why Poverty? with the documentary Mauá: Surroundings, a Brazilian/South African co-production shown on TIFF, IDFA and distributed on more than 60 international television channels. Among her other works with social impact and artistic merit she has received over 100 awards from the most important cinema festivals in the world.

She made the music video Marighella, by Racionais MCs (the largest and most expressive RAP group in Latin America), awarded the Best Video of the Year at VMB (MTV, 2012). She is directing the original documentary for a major streaming platform about the group’s career. She is the director and scriptwriter of Conversations with Ruth de Souza (post-production), the producer of Lili and the Dragonflies by René Guerra (post-production). She is developing her feature films The Young Rappers and Colors of May; her first fiction feature film, a sequel to the short Colors and Boots taking place 15 years later. The short started her prominent career, and was exhibited and awarded in more than 50 festivals worldwide and became a reference film in Brazil, in addition to being officially incorporated into education as a tool for building an anti-racist Brazil.

Today she participates in several lectures and workshops. She was nominated in the largest female award in Latin America in the Culture category, for her contribution to Brazilian cinema and the development of Preta Portê Filmes. Creator of Escola da Preta (a space for exchange and support and development for black and indigenous people in the audiovisual market) and TV Preta (a platform for disseminating content from Brazil and the Diaspora).


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We are on Netflix!

Preta Portê in on Netflix! Directed by Juliana Vicente, AFRONTA! series is already available on five continents, including countries like South Africa, Canada, United Kingdom, Spain, Portugual, United States, Argentina, Australia and Colombia.


We are in Afropunk 2020!

Juliana Vicente attended PLANET AFROPUNK, one of the largest festivals dedicated to black culture in the world!


Mujeres Afro en Escena – Connecting Diasporas in Latin America

Director of Preta Portê Filmes Juliana Vicente and producer Monique Rocco attended the event “Mujeres Afro En Escena”, a meeting that honours the talent and create solutions for black actresses, cultural producers and filmmakers around Latin America and Caribbean.


Who are we?

Preta Portê Filmes is a Brazilian company that produces film and audiovisual content for TV and other media. Browse through our website and find out more about our work!

Where are we?

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Rua General Góis Monteiro, 301 • Perdizes

São Paulo • SP • Brasil

Tel: + 55 11 2507 3503 / 2507 3506