Bárbara Paz is a Brazilian actress, director and producer. Graduated from the Macunaíma Theater School and the Antunes Filho Theater Research Center CPT and is currently part of the TAPA group. In the theater, she worked on more than 25 plays, starring in shows from Oscar Wilde to Tennessee Williams. In 2013, for her career as an actress, she received the 2013 Knight Medal from the Ministry of Culture, Honor to Cultural Merit from the Ministry of Culture. Barbara, who is also hired by TV Globo, participated in several series and soap operas.

She presents the program A Arte do Encontro, on Canal Brasil, where she talks to big names in the Brazilian art scene. In cinema, as an actress she participated in several feature films and short films including My Hindu friend, Hector Babenco's last film alongside Willem Dafoe. As director she entered the universe of short films, producing and directing programs and films.

His first feature documentary “BABENCO - Tell me when I die” was shown for the first time at the Venice Film Festival 2019, won the lion for Best Documentary (Venice Classics). At the MIFF 2020 Festivals (Mumbai, India), FICVIÑA 2020 (Viña del Mar, Chile) and GZDOC (Guangzhou, China) it also won the Best Documentary. The film was nominated to represent Brazil as the best International film at the Oscar (93rd Academy Awards).