Andressa Cor was born and raised in the south of Brazil from a simple family, got her BFA in cinema from Paraná University of Art, her BFA in Engraving from Paraná School of Music and Arts, in Brazil, and her MFA in cinematography from the American Film Institute, in USA (Alfred P. Sloan Foundation grant and New Filmmakers Program at Panavision recipient). Her thesis film at AFI, “Stealth”, won a 2015 Student Academy Award, first place prize at the 36th Student Emmy Awards, an honorable mention at the American Emerging Filmmakers Pavilion at Cannes, and several other respected film festivals around the world. In 2015, she was selected one of the 6 cinematographers for the Project Involve Program, making her one of the 30 new voices of filmmaking presented by Film Independent. She works in independent cinema mainly with short and feature length fiction, have shot in South America, USA and the Caribbean. Gabriel Figueroa’s visual storytelling and Goya’s engravings influences her the most.