Jonatán Vila Gómez is from Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic. He is an audiovisual producer and 2D animator with a degree in Social Communications, and a minor in Audiovisual Production from the Madre y Maestra Pontifical Catholic University. He has completed courses in 2D and 3D animation in the Dominican Republic and abroad. In 2014, Gómez founded his own production studio, Vilateral Media. That same year, he was accepted to the Vancouver Film School, Canada, for the 2016–17 term. His projects have won several different competitions: Best Short Documentary, Globo Verde Dominicano Award, 2015; and First place for animated media campaign, National Network for Business Support for Environmental Protection (ECORED), 2011.