Jasmin Tenucci has written, directed or produced films in Brazil, Iceland, Pakistan, and the United States. Her most recent short film, AUGUST SKY (2021), won Special Mention of the Jury at the Cannes 2021 Official Selection. She also served as editor on JOYLAND, which won the Jury Prize for Un Certain Regard at Cannes in 2022. In addition, she directed four episodes of the Brazilian television series SHOP TUDO (Glaze Entretenimento/Fall 2021).
Beyond her work as a filmmaker, Jasmin has years of experience in the Brazilian television industry and has written for numerous episodic series. She co-developed and wrote on Globo’s acclaimed series, AS FIVE (2020), and wrote a soon-to-be-announced Netflix series that will premiere in June 2022. She is also adapting the novel “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet” into a feature for Sundance winner and Oscar-nominated director Bing Liu and producer Diane Quon.
Jasmin received a BA in Film from São Paulo University and an MFA in Writing and Directing from Columbia University Film School, where she also taught undergrad directing.
Currently, she lives in São Paulo, where she is developing two feature films that she will direct: AUGUST SKY, based on her short of the same name; and THE SMALLEST WHALE IN THE WORLD, which won the 2017 Alfred P. Sloan Development Grant.