Rui Pedro Ricardo Gonçalves, from Amarante, was born in 1994.
Having studied at Porto Art School, he later applied to the Lisbon Faculty of Fine Arts to do a degree in Multimedia Art, specialising in Animation. He directed animations for both the Indie Lisboa, 2016 and the DocLisboa, 2016 festivals.
He has taught on two workshops for the animation festival, FLIP, in Amarante.
In 2017, he started work on Layout and Lip Sync for the projects “Dom Fradique” and “O Ciclo/The Cycle”.