Born and raised in Lisbon the Indo-Portuguese director studied Philosophy in Lisbon and and later at Paris IV having completed his studies in 2007 with a degree from the Universidade de Lisboa. He then moved to Mumbai, India where he stayed before moving to Berlin where he is currently residing. He works as a freelance filmmaker in various departments and studied at the Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf. Along with his producer he formed the Almeida/Kind GbR Production for his international short form series Das Apartment. In his spare time he performs improvised theatre. He is currently developing his feature-film Urlaub and his documentary A border Within with Liminoid Productions Berlin. For the latter he recieved a research grant by the Robert Bosch Foundation and the Literarisches Colloquium Berlin.