Fernando Galrito

animation film director

Fernando Galrito was born in Samora Correia (Portugal) in May 60.

He took Cinema, Video and Theatre Director courses and graduated in Anthropology. He received an MA in Culture, Communication and New Technologies and is currently working on his PhD on The Expressivity of Space and Time in Moving Images.

Teaches Animation and Artistic Interdisciplinary Project at the Caldas da Rainha Design and Art School | ESAD.CR.

Present lectures on the subject of Moving Images and the Pedagogy of Animation and relation between Animation, New Technologies and Other Arts in different national and international Universities and Arts Schools.

Conduct Video and Animation workshops in different countries: Portugal, Spain, France, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, Austria, Hungary, Canada, Croatia, Slovenia and Brazil.

Fernando Galrito has directed animated films, documentaries and videos shown and primed at national and international festival and televisions.

Addition his interests and project works extends into the fields of planetarium, dance, theatre and fine and performing arts.

He is the artistic director of the MONSTRA | Lisbon Animated Film Festival and supervises and program the FIRST | International Student Meeting for Animation Arts organized by ESAD.CR. He’s also jury member of various international festivals.

Collaborate with various magazines, radio and TV programs related to cinema and pedagogy. He is a member of national and international organizations for Animation Arts.