It’s with great pleasure we introduce you directors Rui Neto and Joana Nicolau and their movie “Beasts”.


Rui Neto was born in Setúbal in 1989. In 2011 he entered the film course of Universidade Lusófona having writing and directing as his main objectives. During the course he also developed a special interest in editing. His main influences came from Hollywood movies and Brazilian cinema.

RASTOS DE PÓ (director) – 2013
BESTAS (director) – 2014

Joana Nicolau was born in Lisbon in 1990. Early on she began to develop a particular taste for the art world. She attended the Professional School of Arts and Crafts Show on Chapitô, Lisbon, concluding with an internship in Cinema and Advertising. It was during this journey that she developed an interest in Cinema. She made her debut as a Director while conducting the short film “Beasts”, having previously been part of other projects in the areas of Production and Art, during her course at Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias.


RASTOS DE PÓ (producer) – 2013
BEASTS (producer) – 2014