VR Works Jury


Director & Producer
BAP – Animation Studios 

For over 15 years now, David Doutel has worked in partnership with Vasco Sá with whom he has co-directed four internationally awarded animated short films – The Shoemaker (2011), Soot (2014), Augur (2018) and Garrano (2022).

He developed his career in auteur animation cinema, working as a producer, director and animator. Both part of artistic and production teams, he has contributed to the creation of animated short films from numerous authors, awarded and selected at some of the most important international film festivals such as Cannes, Sundance, Locarno, and Annecy.

David is one of the founders of BAP – Animation Studios, where he currently works as a director and producer. Alongside Vasco Sá he is currently co-directing their first animated feature film.


The other members of the VR Works Jury
Vanja Kaludjercic
Maria Grazia Mattei

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