André Catoto Dias was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1979. He is a journalist with experience working for audiovisual productions. Two of his short films won prizes at the Festival do Minuto: "Segredo" (2008) and "Receita de todo dia" (2009). He also directed the short film "Imo" (2011) and, in 2015, he won the XIX Festival of English Culture and produced the short "Say I Am Only Seventeen". His last short film is "@disexta". In 2011 he founded the animation studio DnA.tv.br.