Renata Ferraz is a filmmaker, actress and researcher in performing arts and moving image. She holds a PhD in Arts from the University of Lisbon, a master’s degree in Multimedia Art – Audiovisual (Faculty of Fine Arts – ULisboa) and a degree in Performing Arts (Institute of Arts – UNESP). She worked for almost two decades as a theater actress. She was the founder of the Multimedia Corrosivo art collectives (São Paulo) and the Roundabout LX collective (Lisbon). Since 2010, she is mainly dedicated to acting and directing for cinema and video art. Together with Flávio Almeida and other artists, she is finishing her first feature film entitled Rua dos Anjos.
Renata Ferraz and Flávio Almeida had a relationship and produced works together for 4 years. In March 2020, they became an ex-couple, but decided to continue their shared creative gestures.