Paulo D’Alva

Lecturer in arts, and director of commercial spots, animatics for television and animated teaching videos. He works and collaborates as director and animator in the “Bando à Parte” animation cinema studios.



Armando Bouçon

Director of the Museum of Espinho municipality, Master in Contemporary History at the Faculty of the University of Porto and graduated in History from the Faculty of Arts, University of Porto, lecturer in the University and trainer in the field of culture and tourism.
In 2000 he stated to dedicate himself to research on local history and directed the History Office of Espinho Town Hall where he organized several initiatives on the history of town. Worked in the exhibition design of the project of installation of the Municipal Museum of Espinho that opened in 2009, accumulating the functions of director of the Museum and in head of Culture and Museology Services of the Municipality of Espinho.


Ricardo Fidalgo

Professional musician, he has a degree in New Technologies of Communication by Aveiro university.
He his founder member of the soul/funk project “The Acoustic Foundation” and he plays bass in bands as the My Cousin Rocks, The Royal Band, Rui Taipa or Ricardo Azevedo.
He is also one of the heads of the events producer company Royal Events and for the rewcord company Place Records.


Guilhermina Castro

She as a PhD in psychology by the faculty of psychology of Oporto university. lectures since 1998 in the School of Arts of the Portuguese Catholic University, lecturing the classes of Character analysis, Creativity and Emotion in music teaching.
Coordinates the project “Narration and Audiovisual Creativity” at the CITAR/UCP and his the head of the participation of the EA/UCP in the projects “Artfull Leadership” and “Psychology processes in Character Creation”.

Ricardo Blanco

After working in comics, illustration and graphic design, started his animation career in 1997 in the Animanostra studio, working in several productions as an animator.
In 2010 started to work to the company Bigmoon Entertainment
Studios, as an illustrator, UI designer texture artist, cut scenes
storyboard artist and concept artist in animation and video games.
From 2012 to 2016 he is member of the organizing committee of CINANIMA –
the Espinho International Animation Festival. Since 2014 he has been member of the jury panel of ICA (Portuguese Institute of Cinema and Audiovisual).

António Pedrosa

Director of the Espinho Planetarium, he is by default member of the jury of the IFF. He has a PhD in Stellar Astrophysics and has been developing his work around Astronomy, in education, public awareness of this science and around the many activities organizes in this field ant the Centro Multimeios Espinho, and also at the level of science research.