Carlos Cidrais began his career as a VJ, creating visuals for electronic performers. He performed with Mouse on Mars, Kid 606, Kahn and Snooze, among others. Having earned a BA in Sound and Image, focusing on Digital Art, he began working as a 3D artist at C.I.T.A.R. - a research center for technology and science in the arts.
He completed a Masters Degree in Computer Animation at the School of Arts of the Portuguese Catholic University, where he specialized in photo-real visual effects for film.
Four of the short films to which he has contributed visual effects have been selected for screenings and awards at festivals in Los Angeles, Madrid, Lisbon and Porto.
Coming to London, he has worked at double NegativeFramestore, Partizan, MPC, Golden Square Post Production, Technicolor, Escape Studios, Therapy Films and Th1ng, among other visual effects/animation studios and digital agencies on projects for brands such as BMW, Williams F1, Mastercard, Land Rover, Philips, Disney, Airwick and the FA Cup as well as the "Clash of the Titans " feature Film.
He is currently a Lighting TD/Generalist at Iloura, based in Melbourne, and a featured artist at Escape Studios.