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Joaquim Dos Santos



Joaquim Dos Santos is a director of Sony Pictures Animation's "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse." Alongside his fellow directors, Justin K. Thompson and Kemp Powers, the trio helmed the highly-anticipated sequel to "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse," which received the Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature in 2019.

Previously, Dos Santos has directed, produced, and storyboarded on a variety of animated television shows such as Nickelodeon’s “The Legend of Korra” and “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” DreamWorks Animation’s “Voltron: Legendary Defender” and Warner Bros.’ “Justice League Unlimited” and “Teen Titans.”

Dos Santos began his career 20 years ago at Sony Pictures Television in their TV department working on animated series like “Roughneck: The Starship Troopers Chronicles” and “Men in Black: The Series.”

Dos Santos was born in Lisbon, Portugal. He moved to North Hollywood when he was four years old, but spent his summers back in Portugal which heavily influenced him as an artist. Dos Santos currently resides in Woodland Hills, California with his wife and son.