Cristiana’s debut as a director was at the age of 22, with a short film for the Discovery Channel about the stunning Queen of Burlesque, Dita Von Teese that got her a nomination for Best Newcomer at the Rushes Film Festival.

Since then she has shot multiple ads and a few selected music videos, including Adidas with Leo Messi, Johnnie Walker with F1 drivers Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button, Tang Wei for SKII, Citroen where she got four Arsenal players to do ballet for a day, L’Oreal with Cheryl Cole, Credit Suisse with Roger Federer, Burberry, and has just completed a film for SAMSUNG for the global launch of their new product the ‘Gear Circle’. She also directed a promo for Dido and most recently the debut promo for Eddi Front.

In the portuguese market, she shot ads for brands such as Oliveira da Serra, TMN, Compal, Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Nobre and she did four films for the launch of the newspaper “I” and the first ever L'Oreal Portugal TVC.