Fernanda was born in Belo Horizonte and raised in São Paulo, Brazil. She received her Bachelor's degree in Social Communication with an emphasis in Filmmaking at FAAP in 2010.

Her thesis short doc “Unsustainable” received many awards in festivals and was played in over 20 countries. She started working as an intern at a small production company in 2007, was later promoted to “Main Editor”, worked with advertisement and other projects such as Jump Serve: and How It Changed Volleyball an ESPN doc. While working in the production company she developed some personal projects for the Internet. In 2013 she joined a YouTube channel that fights homophobia with comedy and information. Today the channel has over forty thousand subscribers and almost three million views.

She starts the MFA program seeking to sharpen her skills as a director/writer and editor.