Vasco André dos Santos (Porto, 1997) is a light designer and director from Porto, Portugal.
His first documentary, "Extremus" (2019), directed with Cristóvão Costa and Sara Allen, filmed in 2019, premiered in the second edition of the Ocean Coast Film Festival, where it was nominated for Best Portuguese Short Film.
He recently debuted his first fiction short film “Fall” (2020), at the 10th edition of Farcume: Faro International Festival of Short Films. “Root” (2020) is his last work in fiction, a short film developed during the CoViD-19 pandemic, with the theater group from APPC - Associação do Porto de Paralisia Cerebral, Era Uma Vez… Teatro.
In the documentary area, he directed “I'm the Leader!” (2020), a film produced by NEFUP - Núcleo de Etnografia e Folclore da Universidade do Porto under the program EDP Tradições.
He's currently working on "Process", a documentary about the behind the scenes of building a theater production and in two other short films, "When" and "We", that together with "Fall" are part of the trilogy "When We Fall - A Trilogy About Love".