Film archivist and researcher at the Portuguese Film Archive since 2002 and as a lecturer on the CIEE program at UNL – the Nova University of Lisbon and at the UCP – the Catholic University of Portugal. He is an associate researcher at the Institute of Contemporary History (UNL), researcher at the Center for Communication and Culture Studies (UCP) and also a founding member of AIM, the Portuguese Association of Moving Image Researchers and co-editor of Aniki: Portuguese Journal of the Moving Image. He has written various articles about Portuguese cinema and with his Master's Degree dissertation (2004, UNL) on Portuguese silent cinema. His most recent books are A invenção do cinema português [an illustrated essay about Portuguese cinema] (Lisbon: Tinta-da-china, 2008) and Ver Amália: Os Filmes de Amália Rodrigues (Lisbon: Tinta-da-china, 2009) [about the films starring Portuguese fado singer Amália Rodrigues]. He has just finished his PhD dissertation at Birkbeck College (University of London) about the digital audiovisual essay.