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LUIZA CALAGIAN studied a Master in Creative Documentary at the International School of Cinema and Television of San Antonio de los Baños, Cuba - EICTV, and is currently waiting to start the first year of the Regular Course in Direction of Photography at the same school.
She was born in São Paulo and works as a documentarist, photographer, filmmaker and indigenist. Studied Social Sciences at the University of São Paulo, focusing on the areas of visual anthropology and ethnology.
Has worked for years with the Guarani Mbya communities of her city, alongside which she has carried out projects in photography, video, documentary, audiovisual training, photographic exhibitions and books. In 2016, directed her first documentary short, Piragui - The Owner of Fish, which was screened in festivals in her country.
In more than seven years of experience as a freelance filmmaker, she has done video and documentary work in different countries, for governments, companies, NGOs, indigenous communities and groups of art, culture and activism.
As a videoreporter, she carried out specialized coverage in the areas of human rights, gender and indigenous issues. Worked in different states of the country for different vehicles, such as The Intercept, The Intercept Brasil, EL PAÍS Brasil, Brasil de Fato, De Olho nos Ruralistas and Viomundo. She collaborated with Agência Pavio, an autonomous video reporting agency focused on agendas on violations of rights and social mobilizations.