Hugo is an award-winning Director, VFX Supervisor and former Head of Nuke Compositing at The Mill London. Originally from Portugal, he has collaborated with studios like Animech, BBC, Nexus, JellyFish, The Mill, Fire Without Smoke and Sony Studios.
During his 20 year career, he has worked with clients like Audi, Adidas, Nike, IKEA, Panasonic, Discovery Channel, Sony, Activision, Deep Silver, FatShark, Ubisoft, to name a few. In 2014, Hugo started working with Fire Without Smoke as a Director and VFX Supervisor in various game cinematics for many triple-A titles like Just Cause 3, Until Dawn, Homefront The Revolution, EVE Valkyrie, The Crew, The Division, Walking Dead March to War, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, Assasins Creed, Warhammer Vermintide 2, FarCry New Dawn to name a few.
Hugo is currently working with Sony Playstation and Sony Pictures as a freelance Visual Effects Supervisor on an “unannounced” high profile game project. Hugo is also a member of the Visual Effects Society and part of the advisory board for both the NFTS and the Norwich Art School. He’s been very active as a teacher and lecturer of Visual Effects, making many keynotes all over the world for BenQ, Foundry, and Ftrack. Hugo also runs the YouTube channel Hugo’s Desk where he makes free tutorials and videos about VFX, gaming, and tech.