Miguel Coimbra was born in Lisbon in 72. He started his career in advertising while still a student at design school. As an advertising Art Director he won a handful of cool awards including Eurobest, Clio Awards, NYADC, Oneshow, and 2 Cannes Lions. In 2004 he moved into directing, and since then has also seen his work distinguished at festivals like Cannes and Epica. Aside from his film work he is founder and creative director of Portuguese design label ZERØ2.