Joana de Verona (b.1989) is an award-winning Portuguese-Brazilian actress. She has worked with directors such as Marco Martins, Raúl Ruiz, João Botelho, João Salaviza, Solveig Nordlund, Catarina Ruivo, Valeria Sarmiento, Larissa Figueiredo, Gabriel Abrantes, Carlos Conceição, Miguel Gomes, António Ferreira, Pierre Edouard Dumorra, Lúcia Murat, Denis Côté, Fanny Ardant, among others. She is mostly known for “How to Draw a Perfect Circle” (2009), “Mysteries of Lisbon” (2010) (winner of the Louis Delluc award), “Lines of Wellington” (2012), “Rafa” (2012) (Golden Berlin Bear for short film), “Arabian Nights” by Miguel Gomes, “Paris Square” by Lúcia Murat winner of best film at Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival. Graduated with an MFA in Theater from the Lisbon Theatre and Film School. She has worked with theater directors such as Carlos Avillez, Luis Miguel Cintra, Gonçalo Amorim, Marco Martins, Monica Garnel, Monica Calle. She works in countries such as Brazil, France, Portugal, Germany and Italy. “Chantal”, her first documentary, was produced at Ateliers Varan (Paris).