Patrícia Vasconcelos (Portugal) began her career as a casting director in 1989 and has a long list of credits on national and foreign feature films, TV programmes and series as well as over a hundred TV commercials. The films she worked on include: Sinas De Fogo (Lus Filipe Rocha), Mortinho Por Chegar A Casa (Carlos Silva and George Sluizer), Tentacao (Joaquim Leito), Zona J (Leonel Vieira), Jaime and Os Imortais (Antonio-Pedro Vasconcelos), La Reine Margot (Patrice Chereau), Alice (Marco Martins), and most recently Call Girl (Antonio-Pedro Vasconcelos), How To Draw A Perfect Circle (Marco Martins) and O Meu Pai (Joaquim Leito). Patrícia has taught casting techniques at uni-versities and several model agencies. In summer 2000, she began organising the ACT workshops to teach actors technical skills for film and TV, and later became a co-founder of ACT with Elsa Valentim in 2001. Patrícia has also embarked on a second career as a jazz singer after an appearance in her father's film Os Imortais.