Inês Gil is an Associate Professor at Universidade Lusófona where she teaches film since 2000. She concluded her BA on Film Heritage Restauration at IFROA in Paris (the actual Institut Français du Patrimoine). She worked at the UCLA Film Archive (Los Angeles) from 1994 to 1997 where she edited the outtakes of The Night of the Hunter (Charles Laughton-1955). She was a preservationist at the film archive of the Academy Motion Art and Sciences and was the coordinator of the Lisbon Photography Archive at Centro Português de Fotografia until 2001. She completed her PhD in Cinema at the Paris 8 University in 2002, with a thesis on Atmosphere in Cinema. In 2010, she concluded a Post-Doctorate on cinematographic patina in film archive. Inês Gil is currently coordinating a research project on Portuguese Scientific Cinema. She is also a director of documentaries and installations in video art and regularly participates injuries of international film festivals.