Ana Isabel Soares
Ana Isabel Soares is an Assistant Professor at Universidade do Algarve and a member of the executive council of CIAC – Centre for Research in Arts and Communication at the same university. Soares took the role of PhD supervisor to Portuguese filmmaker Edgar Pêra’s thesis O Espectador Espantado (The Amazed Spectator). She has also lectured in foreign universities and was one the founders and the first President (2010-2014) of the Portuguese Association of Moving Image Researchers (AIM). Soares’ research is focused on film and mixed-media and the essays she has written have been published in both Portuguese and Brazilian journals.