Ico Costa

Ico Costa is a Portuguese film director and producer, who works between Portugal and Mozambique. 

Among other works he directed the short films NYO VWETA NAFTA (Rotterdam, 2017), TIMKAT (Visións du Réel, 2021) and DOMY+AILUCHA: KET STUFF! (Cinéma du Réel, 2022), the documentary UPROAR, ECLIPSE (Doclisboa, 2017), and the fiction feature films ALVA (Rotterdam, 2019) and GOLD SONGS (IndieLisboa/FIDMarseille, 2024). 

In 2019 he founded the production company Oublaum Filmes, which has recently produced the films STRIKING LAND (Raul Domingues, Berlinale 2022), WATERS OF PASTAZA (Inês T. Alves, Berlinale 2022), TOMORROW IS A LONG TIME (Jow Zhi Wei, Berlinale 2023), THE HUMAN SURGE 3 (Eduardo Williams, Locarno 2023) and SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW, SOMETHING BORROWED (Hernán Rosselli, Director’s Fortnight of Cannes 2024).