Julia Leite is a filmmaker and creative director from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She is known for her award-winning short films, such as O Menino e o Vento, which was an official selection of Cannes and won numerous awards around the world.
Leite graduated from the London Film School in 2006, and since then has been working in the film industry. She has directed several short films and documentaries, and has been involved in the production of several feature films.
Leite's work has been praised for its lyrical and poetic storytelling, as well as its ability to capture the human experience with grace and sensitivity. Her films often explore themes of love, loss, identity, and belonging.
Leite has been invited to many international film festivals, such as the Cannes Film Festival, the Berlin International Film Festival, and the Toronto International Film Festival. She has also been invited to speak at various conferences and panels around the world, such as the TEDx conference in Rio de Janeiro.
In 2014, Leite founded her own production company, RioFilme, which focuses on producing short films and documentaries. She has also worked as a creative director for several companies, such as Coca-Cola Brazil and Oi Telecom.
Leite is also involved in philanthropic work, and is a member of the United Nations Global Compact, which promotes responsible business practices. She has also been involved in several initiatives to promote gender equality and empower women in the film industry.
Leite is an inspiration to many young filmmakers, and her work has been praised for its strong visual style and powerful storytelling. She is a talented director who is constantly pushing the boundaries of cinema, and her work will continue to inspire and move audiences for years to come.