Ivete Lucas CV

Ivete was born in Brazil and holds an MFA in Film Production from the University of Texas at Austin. She started her career in Mexico with a grant from the Mexican Film Institute (IMCINE) to direct the short film ASMA, which was shortlisted for an Ariel (the Mexican equivalent of the Academy Award). Her short documentary THE SEND-OFF, co-directed with her partner Patrick Bresnan, premiered at Sundance in 2016 and won jury awards at SXSW, AFI Fest and the San Francisco International Film Festival. She directed, ROADSIDE ATTRACTION, a documentary short that premiered at Toronto International Film Festival 2017. SKIP DAY, which she co-directed, premiered at Cannes and was awarded best short film. She was named among Filmmaker Magazine's 25 New Faces of Independent Film in 2016. She has been making films and video art projects with her partner Patrick Bresnan since 2008.

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BIO

Ivete Lucas was born in Brazil, started her career in Mexico and now lives in the United States. As an artist and filmmaker her work combines video, performance and installation. Her films have premiered and won awards at the Berlin, Toronto, and London International Film Festivals. Her short film Skip Day, which she directed, edited and produced, won the Illy Short Film Award at Quinzaine des Réalisateurs 2018. The Send-Off, co-directed with her partner Patrick Bresnan, premiered at Sundance in 2016 and won jury awards at SXSW, AFI Fest and the San Francisco International Film Festival. She is the producer and editor of the multiple award-winning short, The Rabbit Hunt. She is currently finishing her first feature-length film titled Pahokee, which will premiere at Sundance 2019.

EDUCATION

MFA, Film and Video Production, University of Texas at Austin, RTF Dept. 2012

National Fund for Culture and the Arts (FONCA-Mexico) Fellow

Teresa Lozano Long Center for Latin American Studies E.D. Farmer Fellow

BA, Communication, Universidad de Monterrey, Dept. de Ciencias de la Comunicación

FILMOGRAPHY

PAHOKEE, 90min, 2019

SKIP DAY, 16min, 2018

ROADSIDE ATTRACTION, 10min, 2018

THE RABBIT HUNT, 12min, 2017

THE SEND OFF, 12min, 2016

ONE BIG MISSUNDERSTANDING, 76min, 2015

THE WAR WILL STILL BE HERE TOMORROW, 13min, 2012

THE CURSE AND THE JUBILEE, 25min, 2011

¡FELICIDADES MEXICO!, 14min, 2010

LIBRES Y LOCAS, 18min, 2009

PLEASE COME VISIT IVANHOE, 6min, 2010

MUSIC VIDEOS

THE WILD MOCCASINS, “Eye Make-up”

BONAPARTE, “Equinox

BONAPARTE, “Two Girls”

BANPARTE, “Out of Control”

CHRISTEENE, “African Mayonnaise" (camera department)

ART EXHIBITIONS

2018 Rice University

2018 Ratio 3 - Channel One, San Francisco, CA - solo

2016 Slow Culture - DFW, Los Angeles, CA - group

2016 Drawing Lines - Explorations of Place, Austin, TX - group

2015 Ratio 3, L. Quan – Check Cashing & Healing Arts Centre, San Francisco, CA - group

2014 Lawndale Arts Center - Love Letters in a Tree - Houston, TX - solo

2013 Fotofest - Crónicas: Seven Contemporary Mexican Artists Confront the Drug War, Houston, TX - group

2012 G Gallery - One Big Misunderstanding - Houston, TX - solo

2011 Visual Arts Center, University of Texas at Austin - Queer State(s), Austin, TX - group

2011 Fotofest - Nowhere Near Here: New Lens-based Work from Texas , Houston, TX - group

2011 Austin Public Library - Tanque - Austin, TX - solo

2011 Second Space Arts, Service - Philadelphia, PA - solo

2010 MexicArte Museum - YLA 15: New Latino Artists - Austin, TX - group

2010 Flight Gallery - ¡Felicidades Mexico! , San Antonio, TX - solo

2010 Richland College Gallery, Manifest Destiny, Dallas, TX - solo

2009 Domy - Libres y Lokas, Austin, TX - solo

2009 SOFA Gallery, Post-Ike Katrina and the Mennonite Saviors, Austin, TX - solo

GRANTS

Tribeca All Access Grant - 2018

Knight Foundation Arts Grant - 2018 - 2019

Austin Film Society Grant - 2017, 2016, 2012, 2011

Federal Fund for Culture and the Arts (FONCA) - Mexico Fellowship 2010 - 2012

Mexican Film Institute (IMCINE)

WEBSITES

otislucas.com

therabbithunt.com

skipdayfilm.com

pahokeefilm.com

vimeo.com/otislucas

BIBLIOGRAPHY

25 New Faces of Independent Film, Filmmaker Magazine Summer 2016

Eyeing the Niche, Austin Chronicle February 5th, 2015

Glasstire, Diane Barber, “One Big Misunderstanding”: Artists, Vietnam War Reenactors, Real Conflict

Austin Chronicle, Audra Schroeder, Libres y Lokas: finding the punk in Monterrey’s wrestlers and queens, 2009