Léa Zagury co-founded and directs the Anima Mundi Festival in Brazil. As a graphic designer, a music lover and a dancer, she decided that animation was the perfect art form to combine all these arts. She study animation since 1991 and made few super-8 films and music videos. In 1986, she took part of on animation internship organized by the Brazilian Government and the NFB of Canada. In 1990, she graduated with an MFA in Experimental Animation from California Institute of the Arts. Back in Brazil, she co-directed and did animation for a feature documentary and has been directing the Anima Mundi TV series. At the moment, she is very interested in the paths that animation is taking through performances and the new media platforms.