Carolina Machado Oliveira

Dr Carolina Machado Oliveira

  • cmachadooliveira at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer in Factual
  • WH
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Brazilian-born filmmaker, Carolina Oliveira has been working in film and media production across the UK and Europe for over ten years. She is a former lecturer in Digital Media Production at The University of Brighton and Creative Video Production at the University of Sussex. Carolina holds an interdisciplinary PhD in Political Anthropology and Documentary Film, an M.A in Digital Documentary and a B.A in Media Studies.

Carolina undertakes research in the areas of First Person Documentary, Social Activist Documentary, Latin American Cinema, Cultural Studies and practice-led research. As a practice-led researcher, Carolina produced a feature length, first person documentary film exploring Brazil’s recent history of social movements through the personal lens of her own emotional and physical journey as a transnational filmmaker.

Carolina’s industry experience spans a variety of clientele and sectors, ranging from established brands and recording artists, to multi-national corporations, charities and educational authorities...


Internet Publications


  • Machado Oliveira, C., 2020. Brazil in progress : Talking about my generation. Using First Person documentary to analyse Brazilian large-scale social movements. PhD Thesis. University of Sussex.