Ludmila Curi was born in 26th September 1979. Along her career as a director, she has released eight documentaries and three short fiction films. In the end of 2021, Ludmila launched the hybrid webseries EscutaRio.com.br, created with the population living in the streets of downtown Rio de Janeiro. Her first feature-length documentary "Marias" was supported by Longa Doc / Brazilian Ministry of Culture. Her last fiction short - “Intervalo” -, won the Brazil Children's Film Award at the 19º International Children's Film Festival (FICI - 2021). In 2015 Ludmila won financial support from the Brazilian Fund FSA to write her first fiction feature script - “The day the favela rose” – now waiting for funds to be produced. In 2014, her film “Mr. Magarinos, the favelas’ defender” won the award for best documentary at FestCineAmazônia; and the award “Favela Yesterday”, in Cine Favela Rocinha. In 2012, her documentary “Forbidden” won the Social Vision Award at the Entretodos Social Film Festival, in São Paulo, Brazil. In 2010, her “Grosso Calibre” was screened at Tribeca Cinema (NY, USA) and in the United Nations. As an assistant director, Ludmila already worked with Ana Rieper, Pedro Asbeg, Beth Formaggini, Lucia Murat, Silvio Tendler, Eryk Rocha, and Monika Treut, among others respectful filmmakers. Ludmila Curi is graduated in Cinema, Journalism and History. For six years, worked as an audiovisual reporter at O Globo newspaper.