Davide DeCu was born in Rome in 1977. From 1996 to 2002 he studied Architecture and at the same time graduated from SRF (the Roman Schoof of Comics) where, following graduation, he began to teach courses which he continues to do today. He also teaches courses at the IED (European Institute of Design), the Rosebud Film Academy and various institutes in the Lazio region. His research and his passion serve as a passe-partout for working as an illustrator, a comic-book artist and character designer, a storyboard, shootingboard and concept artist. He was awarded 1st Prize at the International "Comix in the World-Pierlambicchi" Competition in Prato in 2003 and he received a Special Mention for his Technique during "Oscarcomix 2003". In 2003 he started working in partnership with Paolo Morales as a comic-book artist for "Martin Mystery" from Sergio Bonelli Editore (Dark Horse Comics, Inc. for USA). His most important clients in the publishing arena are: Sergio Bonelli Editore, Eura Editoriale, Loescher Editore, Edizioni e/o, Editori Laterza, Lumiere & Partners, Ministero delle Politiche Comunitarie, Agenzia delle Entrate, Agenzia delle Dogane, Bema, Profondo Rosso. In the moviemaking, television and advertising arena his clients encompass: Buena Vista, Fandango, Motorino Amaranto, Rai Cinema, Cineteam, Haibun, Trees Pictures, Indiana Production, RSG Production, Altoverbano, JWT, Lowe Pirella, Publicis Dialog, Grey, Dentsu, Roncaglia&Wijkander, Little Bull, EuropeanFilmCommunication, Movie Magic International, Upping pscral, Aldo Lado e Leo Pescarolo, Achab Film, Proxima, CinecittÃ Digital, Manetti bros., Palomar, Emme, Interferenze, Factory Produzioni, Cinegrande Film, Rainbow and SRF.