ANA COSTA RIBEIRO. Artist, filmmaker, poet and teacher. PhD student in Art and Contemporary Culture at UERJ, Ana Costa Ribeiro holds a Master of Fine Arts in Cinema from San Francisco State University and a bachelor degree in Social Communication from UFRJ. She has directed seven short films, amongst which ARPOADOR, and four documentary series: #302 – 2nd season (26 EPS/ Canal Brasil), UIA 2020 (The 27th World Congress of Architects, 4 EPS/ Web), SONHADORES (5 EPS Aline Silva/ SporTV) and DE LÁ PRA CÁ (40 EPS/ TV Brasil). She worked as a freelancer for 12 years, participating in screenwriting, directing, cinematography, sound, production and, above all, editing, until she founded Gaivota Studio, where she works mainly as a director. She has collaborated with many filmmakers in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and in San Francisco, California, USA. Ribeiro worked as an assistant director for Karim Aïnouz in the feature film Madame Satã (award winner for best film at the Chicago International Film Festival) and as a film editor in many films, such as the feature film Tamboro, by Sérgio Bernardes (award winner for best editing and special jury prize – Festival do Rio). She has worked as a teacher for almost ten years, having taught courses such as Editing at Escola de Cinema Darcy Ribeiro, and Audiovisual Creative Process at Ateliê da Imagem, to name a few. Ana Costa Ribeiro is currently dedicated to the project Poéticas do Deslocamento: Corpo, Memória, Paisagem (Poetics of Displacement: Body, Memory, Landscape) and to the development of her first feature film as a director, TERMODIELECTRIC, selected for the DocMontevideo’s Pitching.