Patrícia Nogueira (Porto, Portugal) is a documentary filmmaker, producing and directing her own documentaries and working regularly in other director's films, both documentary and fiction. Documentary was the way she chose to express herself about the surrounding world and her inner concerns. In her first feature documentary, 3 hours to love, Patricia pursues her favorite topic and tries to engage audience with women's emotions and sexuality. The film won the award for Best Documentary at Viana do Castelo Film Meetings (2013) and was officially selected for DocLisboa (2013), Cine Las Americas, at USA (2014), FEST (2014), Berlin Feminist Film Week (2015), Filministes: Festival du Cinéma Féministe, in Montreal, Canada (2015), and Women's Voices Now Film Festival, in L.A., USA (2016).
Patrícia is a Ph.D. in Digital Media, under the UT Austin-Portugal International Program, specialized in audiovisual and interactive content creation. For her thesis, fully funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, she researched audience in interactive documentary. During 2015 she was a visiting filmmaker at the National Film Board of Canada and during 2016 she was a visiting scholar at the University of Texas at Austin, where she developed research, audited classes, and filmed a short documentary. She also has a MA in Documentary Film from the School of Music Arts and Performing Arts (Porto, Portugal).
Since 2013 Patrícia has been teaching several classes, such as Documentary Film, Directing, Editing and Semiotics both at undergrad and graduated levels. She is a professor at University of Maia - ISMAI and an Invited Professor at the University of Coimbra. Before, she teached at the School of Media Arts and Design (IPPorto, Portugal), and at ESMAE, School of Music, Arts and Performing Arts.
Se is a researcher at ICNOVA - iNOVA Media Lab and co-leads the research group Cinema and Contemporary Visual Arts, under NECS - The European Network for Cinema and Media Studies. Her research interests are focused on all forms of Documentary Film - analogue, digital, interactive, vr - and delves into Feminist Film Studies, Spectatorship and Digital Culture.