Manuel José Damásio holds a PhD in Media Studies (Universidade Nova de Lisboa) and did his aggregation also in communication at Minho University. He is an Associate Professor and the Head of the Film and Media Arts Department at Lusófona University, in Lisbon. He holds a vast experience in consulting and production concerning several areas of the field of audiovisual and multimedia production.
He is the chair of GEECT – the European association of film and media schools and a member of the board of CILECT Executive Committee (International association of film and media schools). He is the coordinator of FILMEU – The European University of Film and Media Arts. He is the author of five books and several papers and chapters in international peer-reviewed publications.
2011: Tenure. Minho University. Portugal.
2005: PhD in Communication Sciences. New University of Lisbon. Portugal.
2000: Master's Degree.in Communication Sciences (Culture and New Technologies). New University of Lisbon. Portugal
1996: Master's Degree in Film Production and Digital Media. Napier University. Edinburgh, Scotland.
1996: Bachelor's Degree in Comunication Sciences. New University of Lisbon. Portugal.