Tatiana Saavedra




Tatiana Saavedra was born in Portugal in 1987. After completing her degree in Cinema, Video and Multimedia Communication, she achieved international recognition in the European Cinema and Industry Alliance for Knowledge course and competition, winning first prize for her documentary series Under the Light. Tatiana has lived in the United States, China, Spain and Germany. She currently lives in Lisbon. She won the Zon Award in 2012 for the film she wrote and directed, Quadro Branco. Her films have toured several national and international festivals, the latest of which, O Descanso na Intensidade das Cores, premiered at DocLisboa. More recently, in 2020, she wrote and directed the series Olá, como te sentes? for RTP. Also a photographer, her work has been exhibited in various galleries and published in national and international magazines. Her most recent exhibition was at the ImageNation Paris gallery in 2023. Invited to teach, she runs basic and professional courses and workshops. She currently works as a photographer at Canva, contributing to the creation of inclusive content. She is also a member of the Hans Lucas studio in Paris, collaborating with other professionals at the forefront of contemporary visual expression. Her work, both in film and photography, manifests a strong existential dimension and an incessant search for the memory of who we are.

Press & Interviews

Dodho Magazine Our Culture Mag - VOGUE - Newspaper Libération - PARQ Magazine - Atoms Photography - Público - Revista PRIMA  - Revista RUA -  Analogue Magazine - Curated by Girls -Container Love - Artes & Contextos - FALCON Magazine - Cherry Deck - Art Fucks Me - Art Digest - Shoot Film Magazine - Photo Cinematica - Nightwalker Magazine - Kluid Magazine - World View Magazine - Eecstaticc - Nihao Portugal - The WalkMan Magazine - Mull it Over - Nasty Magazine - 9lives Magazine - Classics Magazine - Gerador - Concetta Magazine - TOP POSTERS – - Ramona - New Men - International-Culture - Fisheye Magazine - ArtAboutMagazine-analog - UandArts - Pornceptual


Curated By Girls 2022 - Lisbon
ImageNation Paris 2021/2023 - Paris 
Collectif 2024 - Lisbon


DocLisboa – Olhares do Mediterrâneo – Cinema no Feminino – Festival Giacometti
– Vistacurta – WOMAN Media Arts and Film Festival – Baghdad International Film Festival (BIFF) – Festival International du Documentaire – Femina – Shortcutz Lisboa- 8a Mostra do Documentário Português – XIV Encontros de Cinema de Viana – Prémio PrimeiroOlhar – Curta Arruda – Out of the Box, Arte & Cinema – ArtFemme, Artes no Feminino – Prémio ZON – Best Short Film – Fantasporto – Ciclo “Curto” de Cinema Português – Over&Out – PUFF Film Festival – Selection Porto7 -Festival AVANCA – 3a Edição do Curtas e Vinho Verde – 9500 Cineclube – Curtas em flagrante – Festival de Cinema e Curtas do Parque – Frame Canon Portugal – Ensaios Visuais Caminhos do Cinema Português- Exposição Condicionamento, Museu da Cidade – Next Reel International Film Festival – Ópera Prima en Corto
– TAU International Film Festival – Summer Nights Series, Washington Square – Festival de Cinema de Cabo Verde – Fest A ́Film, festival du Film Lusophone – Porto7 – 3a Edição do Curtas e Vinho Verde