After completing his Bachelor's Degree in Audiovisual Communication Technologies, at the Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Carlos Santos began his professional career as a camera operator at RTP, where he remained for ten years (1998 to 2008). In the course of those years, he worked in the most diverse formats, in the area of ​​entertainment and information.

During this period he obtained a Degree in Social Communication at Escola Superior de Comunicação Social of Coimbra.

The images obtained through the articulation of Steadicam and AR, impelled him to take a Steadicam workshop, in 2007, at MK-V in England. In 2008, he started his career as a freelance Steadicam operator, with his own equipment.

In 2011 he created his own company - STEADI ENTERTAINMENT.


He has worked with Steadicam in several areas and formats:

  • National Entertainment - The Voice, Idol, Got Talent, X-Factor

  • International Entertainment - Eurovision Song Contest 2018, Emma Awards 19, Tokyo 2020 Olympic Flame Ceremony

  • Concerts

  • Music Videos

  • Short films

  • Series

  • Advertising

  • Film

Always focused on commitment and professionalism in the Steadicam area, Carlos owns equipment to respond to requests from directors, cinematographers and producers.