Profese: Film Director
Ico Costa was born in Lisbon in 1983. He studies at the Portuguese National Film School (ESTC), in Lisbon, and at the Universidad del Cine, in Buenos Aires. In 2011 he shoots “Libhaketi”, which is in competition at the Curtas de Vila do Conde ISFF (Portugal), and the Durban IFF (South Africa), among others. In the same year he is admitted at Le Fresnoy – Studio National des Arts Contemporains, in Tourcoing, France. There he shoots “Quatro Horas Descalço”, that is shown at the Rome IFF, the Critics' Week of Cannes IFF, Locarno IFF, Indie Lisboa IFF, Bradford IFF (award for best short), among others. In 2013 he finishes Le Fresnoy with Distinction for his short film “Corrente”, which premiers at the Curtas Vila do Conde ISFF. The same year he is admitted at the Locarno Summer Academy, and in 2014, at Berlinale Talent Campus. In 2014 his last film “Antero” premiers at the Indie Lisboa IFF. Source: vimeo.com/icocosta.