Fernanda Faya was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She is a filmmaker, cinematographer, and photographer based in Queens, New York. She is currently completing two films: her first feature documentary GRAN CIRCO that was included on From the Heart Productions' HOT FILMS IN THE MAKING list and was the recipient of the Estímulo Prize, granted by the State Government of Sao Paulo, and the short doc ALONE TOGETHER. Fernanda is a member of the Brazilian Collective of Female Cinematographers (DAFB); Her début film ONE FOR THE ROAD had its premiere at DOC NYC Film Festival and screened in festivals world-wide. She holds an MFA in documentary storytelling from Hunter College Integrated Media Arts program and is a professor of Video Production at Rutgers University.

Contact: fefaya77@gmail.com | +1 718 844 3165



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