Francisco Elias & Nelson Fernandes
Paths of Light DVD Box, a collaboration between Francisco Elias (graphic designer) and Nelson Fernandes/Zina Caramelo (visual artist), two Portuguese creatives.
Francisco Elias born on 23 of March, 1984 in Fundão, Portugal. He graduated in Communication Design at ARCA EUAC, Coimbra (2003-2008). In 2009 started an Intensive Master in Graphic Design at Istituto Europeo di Design in Madrid, Spain. He began his professional work as a trainee at Erretres Studio, Madrid, and after as a graphic designer and creative director at P28 Association, Lisbon (PT). Nowadays he works as an independent Communication designer.
Nelson Fernandes aka Zina Caramelo was born in Marvão (Portugal), 23 January 1979. He is a portuguese multi-awarded artist.
Since 2000, he has been developing his work in a series of fields such as video, cinema of animation, photography, painting and illustration.
From 2002 to 2009, he collaborated in the international festival of young cinema IMAGO, in Fundão, Portugal, as a production assistant, programmer and film selector.
After eight years of intense activity and professional development, he has decided to extend his knowledge taking the Integral Animation Techniques course (2D, 3D, Stop-Motion) and a Stop-Motion Master in which it directed the film: El Castigo (The Punishment).
In 2013, among other works, Nelson Fernandes developed his lastest animation “Paths of Light”.