David Doutel (1983, Porto) graduated with a degree in Sound and Image at the Portuguese Catholic University School of Arts, with extensive training in Animation. He works at Sardinha em Lata animation studio, where he is currently an animator on José Miguel Ribeiro’s Viagem a Cabo Verde. He was also part of the animation team on Pedro Serrazina’s Os Olhos do Farol. In 2011, he co-directed O Sapateiro (The Shoemaker), his first joint project with Vasco Sá – also produced by Sardinha em Lata. He is currently collaborating with Bando à Parte production company as a director and animation production director.