Born in Figueira da Foz, 1996.
Graduated from video and photography courses from ISMT and ETIC. Complemented her studies with a course lectured by Academy Award-nominated cinematographer Christian Berger (’The White Ribbon & ‘Caché’) and Larry Smith - last director of photography of Stanley Kubrick (’Eyes Wide Shut’ & ‘Only God Forgives’), a photography course lectured by MoMA curator Sarah Meister and multiple masterclasses on FEST - New Directors | New Films Festival 2018-19.
A filmmaker and project manager at the international organization Piano&Coffee, she has produced multiple music videos for artists across 3 continents.
The head-producer/programmer at the Shortcutz Figueira da Foz film festival since 2017 and an experienced lecturer, Ana has directed 3 documentaries in 3 different countries: Poland, Peru and Portugal.