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Luisa Novo

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Luisa Novo
Los Angeles, CA

Luisa Novo is a Brazilian Filmmaker and Assistant Director based in Los Angeles. Her short films focus on stories from the female perspective and subjects that highlight women’s struggles stemming from a patriarchal society. Two of them - Becoming Lucy and The World Inside - are available on Amazon as part of the Discover Indie Film series.

In 2019 she was selected as a fellow in the Tomorrow Filmmakers Today program from the Hola Mexico Film Festival, sponsored by HBO and the HFPA. Most recently, her comedy web series pilot breakLAND screened at festivals, including Dances With Films and Lighthouse International Film Festival. In July 2023 she directed an episode of a New York Film Academy web series, which is now in post.

She is developing an Anthology Feature titled Through The Blinds with six other women directors. ​ The film is a collection of intimate stories that take place over seven decades under one roof, with female protagonists ranging from a 50’s housewife to a present-day career-focused millennial.


Becoming Lucy - Short Film Trailer from Luisa Novo on Vimeo.

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