A decisive contribution to the Portuguese Cinema. The investment in new directors and an ongoing relationship with established filmmakers. Alfama Films Portugal has continued the work of eminent Portuguese producer Paulo Branco. With an illustrious film career spanning over twenty-five years and more than 200 films, Paulo Branco has collaborated with some of the most important directors and cineastes of Portugal, with over 100 films to his credit in that country alone, not to mention numerous endeavours with some of the world’s most influential filmmakers. He has carved an undisputed niche in the panorama of contemporary independent cinema, and has decisively contributed to the assertion of Portuguese cinema, both on a national and international scale.