Fernando Faria Paulino, PhD in Anthropology (Visual Anthropology), Professor at University Institute of Maia, Dept. of Communication Sciences and Information Technologies (in the areas of visual communication, visual semiotics, documentary video, photography and hypermedia) , researcher at CITEI - Research Center for Technologies and Intermedia Studies and researcher at CIAC Research Centre for Arts and Communication / University of Algarve. He is the Head Coordinator of the undergraduate degree of Multimedia Communication | University Institute of Maia, Coordinator of CLM Multimedia Lab Center ISMAI and Coordinator of the CCCom Communication Sciences Center | Multiplatform Audiovisual Studio ISMAI. Research interests: anthropology, visual anthropology and anthropology of visual communication; methodology, technology and epistemology of images and audiovisual culture; visual semiotics and visual culture; digital media, multimedia / hypermedia, documentary film and documentary photography; interactive documentary, i-docs and web-docs; anthropology, cultural heritage, culture and tourism development. Author of several scientific articles, documentary filmmaker, as well as hypermedia products author, essentially based on anthropological content nature.