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LA Femme Film Festival
October- Ana was part of the Hollywood Social Lounge team during this year's LA Femme Film Festival in Beverly Hills.
MTV Comedy Sketch
October- All Def Digital called Ana to act in one of their Inside the Office sketches, which will air on MTV.
...Where is She Now? at the Glendale Film Festival
October- The multiple award winning feature film ...Where is She Now? had its West Coast premiere at the Glendale International Film Festival.
September- Ana was invited by Ad Leverage to act in a Commercial for the brand DePuff.
New Headshots with David Muller
September- Ana took new headshots with the Backstage Readers Choice winner photographer David Muller.
September- Mainak Dhar's Spanish short film, Separar, in which Ana plays Madelyn, premieres this month at El Cid.
Little Tikes Commercial
July- Ana started the month of July playing a mom in a Little Tikes commercial, which came out in September.
Element Talent Agency
April- Ana signed with Element Talent Agency for Commercial representation. Lauren Zak is now her agent in the United States.
Spanish Short Film
April- Ana booked the leading role in a short film that will be directed by Mainak Dhar and intirely shot in Spanish.
History Channel Series
January- Ana got her Artist Visa and came back to Los Angeles.
Separar 's First Nomination
October- Separar will be at the Connect Film Festival in Melbourne, Australia, where it is nominated for THE BECHDEL AWARD. "The Bechdel Award" highlights superb achievement in portraying nuanced female characters.
In February, the short film staring Ana Lopes and Anais Yebra will also be at the TCL Chinese Mann Theater for the HollyShorts Monthly Screening Series.
October- The History Channel's series, in which Ana plays a Brazilian and two Italian characters, is currently airing on Friday nights.
St. Henry's Promisse
September- Ana booked the role of Angela in the feature film St. Henry's Promisse. The new Almost Lawyers' production will start principal photography at the beginning of 2017.
Throughout the year, Ana has been attending several events, Film Festivals and Premieres. Click on the Press section for more information and images.
Liv in Your Love is Strong
August- Ana played Liv in Melody George's feature film Your Love is Strong.
Lena in Santa Bárbara
July- Portuguese audiences could watch Ana's reporter Lena troughout the Summer in the TV series Santa Bárbara, on TVI.
Multiple Award Winning Feature Film
July- To this date, ...Where is She Now? has won fourteen international film festival awards and got twenty two nominations.
June- Ana played Yvonne in Weedland, a new series directed by S. Mohen
...Where Is She Now? Premiere and First Awards
February- ...Where Is She Now? premiered in London at the Film Fest International, where it was nominated for four awards: Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Cinematography. The feature film ended up winning the Best Film and Best Director awards.
November- After being in Los Angeles and London, Ana is now in Lisbon, playing reporter Lena in the TVI channel series Santa Bárbara, produced by Plural Entertainment.
BFI London 2015
I Filmmaker International Film Festival
October- The Feature Film Uma Cidade Entre Nós was chosen from more than 1,200 films from 73 countries for the Official Selection I Filmmaker International Film Festival in Marbella (Malaga) - Spain.
June- Portuguese director Diana Antunes was in Los Angeles and invited Ana to play the lead, Sumner, in her short film, Free Sofa.
Film Festivals in the USA, India and Portugal
April- After the Underground FilmFest in Germany, Uma Cidade Entre Nós has been selected for other Film Festivals around the world:
February 22- On the Oscars night, Ana attended the feature film Reed's premiere in Santa Monica, with one of the stars of the movie, actress Monica Cabral.
Back in Hollywood
January 30- While living in London, Ana auditioned for American Acting school TVI Actors Studio. She was then awarded a scholarship to study there, which would allow her to go back to the United States, have more training and improve her Acting skills.
She took the offer, embraced the challenge and is back in Los Angeles!
Meeting with Deputy José Andrade
January 21- Dr. José Andrade, member of the Legislative Assembly of the Azores, was one of the people who went to 9500 Cineclube to watch Uma Cidade Entre Nós and had to leave, as the room was already full when he and his wife arrived. However, he and Ana had a very productive meeting, where they discussed several Cultural issues.
Extra Screening and Rosa no Verde
- The second screening of Uma Cidade Entre Nós was a success as well.
- Ana was the guest in third season's first episode of Rosa no Verde, an SMTV TV Talk Show hosted by Tânia Lopes and Andréa De Sousa.
Full House at 9500 Cineclube
January 16- Uma Cidade Entre Nós' screening was a success and the number of viewers exceeded all expectations. Lots of people had to stand, sit on the floor or leave. An extra screening was booked for the next day for those who didn't fit inside the Cinema.
Highly recognizable figures of the Azores cultural scene were present, such as director Zeca Medeiros, the President of RTP-A and actor José Maria Pacheco.
SMTV and Antena 1 both came to Cine Solmar to cover the event.
January 15- Ana went to the daily show Açores Hoje to promote Uma Cidade Entre Nós and talk about her latest professional achievements. Here is the interview with host Sílvia Martins.
January 9- Ana was interviewed by Vasco Pernes in the program Interilhas, an Antena 1 radio show.
January 10- Ana was the guest in O Mundo Aqui, a one hour program hosted by Maninho, also for Antena 1.
January 14- Miguel Valério interviewed Ana in his Canal FM radio show.
January 15- At Rádio Atlântida Ana had another fun conversation about her career and the screening of her movie, now with Margarida Portela.
November 30- Dread Monkey Audiovisuais' feature film, in which Ana plays the lead, premiered at In Impetus in Lisbon. Ana travelled from London just to attend the event. The house was full and the movie had great reviews.
Feature Film Trailer and Premiere
October 2014- Uma Cidade Entre Nós is completed and will premiere very soon in Portugal. Stay tuned!
Classes in London
2014- While working and auditioning, Ana is also taking Pronunciation, Singing, Spanish and French classes in London, in order to widen her skill set.
Lecture at Aveiro University
November- Ana was invited by Núcleo de Estudantes de Novas Tecnologias da Comunicação to do a lecture at Aveiro University about the differences between Portuguese and American Cinema and to talk about her experience in Film in Europe and in the United States.
Pink Hammer Entertainment
September- Ana signed with Pink Hammer Entertainment and her United States manager is now TMA board member, Ms. Britani Golden.
June- Ana auditioned for the feature film Merrily, writen and directed by Robert McAtee, and booked the role of Rosa.
TVI Actors Studio Final Presentations
May- The Hybrid Conservatory Program at TVI Actors Studios, for which Ana got a scholarship, has ended.
She is now performing her showcase scene, One Night Stand, directed by Tracey Rooney, for industry professionals in Los Angeles.
Ana also shot two scenes with director Goran Stankovic, that will be screened at Talent Ventures on the 21st.
Newport Film Festival 2015
March 8- Uma Cidade Entre Nós was selected for the Underground FilmFest in Munich, Germany.
Best Supporting Actress Nomination
January 31- Even though she only had a short appearance in Rafael Antunes' awarded short film, O Tenente, Ana got to be nominated for Best Supporting Actress in this year's edition of the Dreams Short Fest.
January 28- Ana had the honour of meeting with Ponta Delgada's Mayor, Dr. José Bolieiro, who was very interested in learning more about her achievements and goals.
January 24- Ana Lopes and André Menezes Melo were the guests of João Figueiredo and Susana Ri, the hosts of Rádio Atlântica's weekly program Agridoce. Besides talking about the success of the film's screening and her experience as an actress, Ana had a blast playing some funny games during (and after!) the interview.
January 16- Before the screening at 9500 Cineclube, the event was promoted on the News through Laura Lobão's piece about the path of the Azorean actress, Uma Cidade Entre Nós and Ana's future projects.
January 12- Ana was featured on the most prestigious newspaper from the Açores. In this article by Dianne Costa, Ana talks about the movie, her goals and her Acting career.
2015- Uma Cidade Entre Nós will be shown at 9500 CINECLUBE in Ana's hometown, Ponta Delgada. The event has been getting a lot of attention from the Azorean press.
October 2014- Ana signed with Langford Associates, a London agency that represents legendary film, TV and stage actors like Fenella Fielding, Simon Gregson and Sheila Steafel.
Where is She Now?
September 2014- Ana shot a scene in London for John Henry Richardson's feature mockumentary Where is She Now?, which is being filmed in Los Angeles and in seven European countries.
August 2014- Ana had her new headshots done by the wonderful photographer Alishia Love.
April 2014- While in her native country, Ana was interviewed by Luís Filipe Borges, António Raminhos and Pedro Fernandes for Antena 3 radio station's program Fora do 5.
5 Para a Meia -Noite Wins Best TV Program Award
April 2014- Ana was in Portugal for a couple of weeks and acted in a few more sketches for the TV Show 5 Para a Meia-Noite, in which she used to be a Regular when she lived in Lisbon.
The show just won, for the second time, the Best TV Entertainment Program award at the TV7Dias Ceremony.
February 2014- Ana launched her new reel with pieces of her last years' comedy roles.
July 2013- Ana will play Maria, a role created especially for her, by writer and director Renato Lucas.The feature will be shot in Cascais and Alentejo, during July, and post-production will happen in Los Angeles.
May 2013- Ana was hired as a TV Producer, Reporter and Voice Over Artist for the Brazilian channel Record TV, in London, and has moved there. She has also been auditioning and exploring the Acting business in her new hometown.
TV Show Sketches
August 2012/ May 2013- Ana was a regular in the talk-show 5 para a Meia-Noite's comedy sketches. This particular one, where she swears with her island's accent, got approximately 20.000 views on youtube in a single day.
February 2013- Ana launched her new reel with pieces of her last years' dramatic works.
November 2012- This was the first day of Nova Ordem's shooting, a futuristic short film, directed by Miguel Cipriano and Jorge Humberto, in which Ana plays the lead.
Terra Nostra - Newspaper Interview
November 2012- An interview with Ana for the newspaper Terra Nostra was published. Ana talked not only about her last projects and her career as an actress, but also about her producing role in Tremoços & Imperiais. Besides this interview, the web series was also promoted in several websites, such as Canal Superior.
Quarta Divisão - Voice
October 2012- Ana played a hotel receptionist from São Miguel (Azores) in Joaquim Leitão's next feature film, Quarta Divisão. She was invited to lend her voice for this scene thanks to her natural accent.
Tremoços & Imperiais Premiere
October 2012- The first Tremoços & Imperiais episode aired today at the series online channel. Every week, one or more videos will be released in SAPO VÍDEOS, including interviews and bloopers. The episodes will be launched on Thursdays.
October 2012- The web series release party happenned in Bairro Alto (Lisbon) at the bar Real República de Coimbra.
Vintage at the Douro Harvest Film Festival
September 2012- The short film that Ana shot in 2010 is in competition at the Douro Harvest Film Festival.
Kumpania Algazarra Music Video
September 2012- Ana acted in Kumpania Algazarra's Music Video Pudim, directed by Alexandre Cebrian Valente.
One Night to Remember
September 2012- Ana played Katherine, a movie lover and mysterious English girl, in One Night to Remember. This short film was directed by Andreia Fangueiro and shot in Aveiro and Porto. Alexandre da Silva played the male lead.
5 para a Meia-Noite
August/ September 2012- Ana has been acting in some sketches for the portuguese late night TV show 5 para a Meia-Noite, in which she was one of the guests in 2009.
Fado Music Video
August 2012- Ana played the lead in the music video Ou Tarde ou Cedo, from Fado singer Clara Sevivas.
New Short Films
June 2012- Ana played a nun (Carolina) in Alice Sanche's film Oitavo Pecado and will play a professional thief (Lúcia) in Interruptor, a short written by Gonçalo Piçarra and directed by Diogo Leitão.
Artur in New York
June 2012- Artur premieres in the United States at the NY Portuguese Short Film Festival 2012 and screens, at the same time, at Hard Club Porto.
During June, Flávio Pires' film will also screen at Auditório Carlos Paredes, in Lisbon, and at PUFF- Portugal Underground Film Festival, in Algarve.
February 2012- The mockumentary directed by Flávio Pires was selected for two more 2012 Film Festivals: Fantasporto, in Portugal, and Festibérico, in Netherlands.