b. Lisbon, 1984.
Filmmaker based in Amsterdam.
With the idea of becoming a scriptwriter, Neves Ricci left Lisbon with the age of 20 and moved to Brazil to attend Film School. Two years after she was studying production and film direction in Buenos Aires.
Since then Catarina Neves Ricci worked in Lisbon, Madrid, Barcelona and Amsterdam.
Assistant director on many music videos and TV spots of the Colombian singer Shakira; assistant director of several TV commercials for many different brands, along with different projects in cinema and television.
However, it was with OF AMSTERDAM that she finally did what have always been wanted: an independent documentary film.
OF AMSTERDAM was produced and directed by Neves Ricci and it was considered by many as one of the best cultural projects of the year 2012 in the Netherlands, along with her name as best new artist.
She's currently developing a new film, in international co-production, called WOMEN ON WOMEN.