Sofia P. Caldeira is an PhD Auxiliar Researcher at CICANT. She holds a BA in Art & Multimedia (Animation) by the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon, an MA in Anthropology (Visual Cultures) by the NOVA University of Lisbon, and a Communication Sciences PhD from Ghent University, Belgium (2020), funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). Her research focuses primarily on feminist media studies, politics of gender representation, social media, self-representation practices, and everyday aesthetics. Sofia’s research has been published in journals such as Social Media + Society, Feminist Media Studies, and Information Communication & Society. She currently serves as the Young Scholar Representative of ECREA’s Digital Culture and Communication section.
Edmundo Cordeiro completed his PhD in Communication Sciences in 2003. He is Associate Professor and Researcher (Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, CICANT). Currently, teaches film theory, film aesthetics and script writing. He published «Actos de Cinema» (Angelus Novus, Coimbra, 2005), on the aesthetics of Gilles Deleuze, and completed a post-doctoral research about the filmmakers Pierre Perrault and Pedro Costa, at Université de Montréal (Canada) and at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, which was published in the book «Pedro Costa e Pierre Perrault. Intercessão, Força Ficcional, Força Documental» (Creative Space/Amazon, Lisboa, 2013). He also published «Géneros Cinematográficos» (Edições Universitárias Lusófona, 2007).
He directed the film «Todas as Cartas de Rimbaud» (2017), about the Portuguese philosopher Maria Filomena Molder, and was ‘script-doctor’ for the film “O Capacete Dourado” and screenwriter for “Na Escola”, “O Rebocador”, and “Amor Amor”, directed by Jorge Cramez (2007, 2010, 2014 and 2016).