Alexandra Ramires (Xá) | Realizadora

Born in 1987, in 2010 receives the Santander Totta scholarship of merit that allowed to complete the final semester of the painting course in the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil, graduating from the faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Lisbon.

Xá has been developing her work in the drawing field and on its connections to the animated cinema and the printmaking process.

She started to work in animation in 2009 at Sardinha em Lata studios in the animation shorts Journey to Cape Verde directed by José Miguel Ribeiro; The Shoemaker by David Doutel and Vasco Sá and Independent Mind by Marta Monteiro.

Since 2013, has been working at Bando à Parte studios where she collaborated in the films Soot by David Doutel and Vasco Sá and End of Line by Paulo D’Alva.

Drop by drop is her first short animated film co­directed together with Laura Gonçalves.