Red Desert was founded in 2008 by Pedro Neves. Its films have won several prizes and have been presented in more than 50 festivals around the world, including Clermont-Ferrand, Guadalajara, Doclisboa, Cartagena IFF, CPH:DOX, Documenta Madrid, Curtas Vila do Conde, Curtas de São Paulo, Curtas Belo Horizonte, L’ Alternativa, Festival de Lille, Porto Post Doc, Indie Lisboa, among others.
We are very happy to announce that Lucefece - where there is no vision, the people will perish, by Ricardo Leite and produced by Red Desert, was the Best Film in the Cinema Falado Competition at the Porto Post Doc 2023 Festival.
The films As Melusinas à Margem do Rio, by Melanie Pereira, Lucefece - Where there is no vision, the people will perish, by Ricardo Leite and Time Takes a Cigarette, by Aya Koretzky, all produced by Red Desert, will be at Porto Post Doc 2023. Aya Koretzky's new film, which will have its world premiere, will be the festival's closing film.
Lucefece: Where there is no vision, the people will perish, by Ricardo Leite, and Dreams of a Revolution, by Pedro Neves, have been selected for the Caminhos Selection at the Caminhos do Cinema Português Festival.
As Melusinas à Margem do Rio, directed by Melanie Pereira and produced by Red Desert, won three awards at DocLisboa: The Fernando Lopes Award for Best Portuguese First Film, the School Award for Best Film, and the HBO Award for Best Portuguese Competition Film.
This is great news: Lucefece - Where there is no vision, the people will perish, by Ricardo Leite and As Melusinas à Margem do Rio, by Melanie Pereira, will be in the Portuguese Competition of Doclisboa. There are two Red Desert productions.
Set Hares Running, directed by Rui Pinheiro and produced by Red Desert, was selected for the international competition at the 2023 edition of Docluanda in Angola.