Inês Vila Cova was born in Portugal. Studied Cinema and audio-visual on ESAP, in Porto. After she searched for a new experience in Leiria, on the Superior School of Ats and Design of the Polytechnic Institute. As the final school's project she directed "History made from people" that was presented on the International Festival of Curtas Vila do Conde. The movie was awarded with the first place on the competition "take one" on the student's category.