PURPLEBOY

 

Animation Short-Film by Alexandre Siqueira

 

Co-production: Rainbox Productions (France), Ambiances… asbl (Belgium), Luna Blue Film (Belgium)

Financing: ICA, CNC, Centre du Cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles

2019 Portugal, France, Belgium, 13'55''

 

Synopsis

Oscar is a child who sprouts in his parents garden. Nobody knows his biological sex but he claims the masculine gender. One day Oscar lives an extraordinary but painful adventure in an authoritarian and oppressive world. Will he manage to have the identity recognition he desires so much?

 

Producer

    Rodrigo Areias, Bando à Parte

    Mickaël Carton, Rainbox Productions

    Thierry Zamparutti,  Ambiances… asbl

    Serge Kestemont, Luna Blue Film

Script

    Alexandre Siqueira

Layouts

    Alexandre Siqueira, Miguel Lima

Editing

    Nicolas Dufresne

Animatic Editing

    Dimitri Mihajlovic

Music

    Christophe Petchanatz

Sound

    Laurent Martin

Animation

    Miguel Lima, Nicolas Fong, David Chambolle, Alexandre Siqueira, Jeanne Boukraa

Inbetweens

    Diana Peixoto

Modeling and 3D Animation

    Catarina Marques, Bruno Simões

Tracing

    Patrícia Figueiredo, Carolina Aleixo, Catia Vidinhas, Diana Peixoto, Leonor Pacheco, Mélissa Evrard Nadaud, Kaméla Bentouati, Sofia Cachim

Painting

    Mélissa Evrard Nadaud, Kaméla Bentouati, Sofia Cachim

Animation Technique

    Computer animation 2D

Compositing

    Jean-Baptiste Sunno

Voices

    Blaise Landsbert-Noon, Cathy Smith, Peter Lane, Richard Wells, Cristine Zago, Davi Ferreira, Joana Carvalho, Marcos Vinícius, Fabienne Loriaux, Margot Reumont, Lisa Morrhaye

 

 

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS AND AWARDS

More than 90 selections and 11 awards, including:

 

- Best Animation Award @ Curtas Vila do Conde / Vila do Conde / PORTUGAL

- Movistar+ Award @ Curtas Vila do Conde / Vila do Conde / PORTUGAL

- Best International Short Film @ CARTÓN Animation Film Festival / Buenos Aires / ARGENTINA

- Grand Prize @ ANIMAGE International Animation Festival of Pernambuco / Recife / BRAZIL

- Best Film "Local Competition" @ VISTACURTA / Viseu / PORTUGAL

- Honorable Mention @ CINANIMA International Animated Film Festival / Espinho / PORTUGAL

- Jury's Choice Award @ Feinaki Beijing Animation Week / Beijing / CHINA

- Jury Mention for a Professional Film @ ReAnima International Animated Film Festival / Bergen / NORWAY

- 2nd Prize @ MUMIA - Underground World Animation Festival / Belo Horizonte / BRAZIL

- Grand Prize @ ANIMA Animation Film Festival / Brussels / BELGIUM

- SPA / Vasco Granja Award @ MONSTRA Lisbon Animated Film Festival / Lisbon / PORTUGAL

 

 

- Nominated for Annie Awards 2020 / Los Angeles / USA

- Curtas Vila do Conde / Vila do Conde / PORTUGAL

- Animanima International Animation Festival / Čačak / SERBIA

- CARTÓN Animation Film Festival / Buenos Aires / ARGENTINA

- Carrefour du Cinéma d'Animation / Paris / FRANCE

- Pixelatl International Festival / Cuernavaca / MEXICO

- Kalajoki Film Fest / Kalajoki / FINLAND

- ANIM’EST International Animation Film Festival / Bucharest / ROMANIA

- Paris International Animation Film Festival (PIAFF) / Paris / FRANCE

- Kaohsiung Film Festival / Kaohsiung / TAIWAN

- Sound & Image Challenge International Festival / Macau / CHINA

- New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival / Chitose / JAPAN

- REX Animation Film Festival / Stockholm / SWEDEN

- Festival "Du Grain à Démoudre" / Gonfreville l’Orcher / FRANCE

- Chaniartoon International Comic & Animation Festival / Chania / GREECE

- ANIMAGE International Animation Festival of Pernambuco / Recife / BRAZIL

- Slemani International Film Festival / Slemani / IRAQ

- BALKANIMA European Animated Film Festival / Belgrade / SERBIA

- BANJALUKA International Animated Film Festival / Banja Luka / BOSNIA

- KuanDu International Animation Festival (KDIAF) / Taipei City / TAIWAN

- BIT BANG Festival / Buenos Aires / ARGENTINA

- Pink Screens Film Festival / Brussels / BELGIUM

- Riga International Film Festival / Riga / LATVIA

- Festival Cinemed (carte blanche ARTE) / Montpellier / FRANCE

- Kaboom Animation Festival / Amsterdam / NETHERLANDS

- CINANIMA International Animated Film Festival / Espinho / PORTUGAL

- Feinaki Beijing Animation Week / Beijing / CHINA

- TINDIRINDIS International Animation Film Festival / Vilnius / LITHUANIA

- VISTACURTA / Viseu / PORTUGAL

- PÖFF Shorts / Tallinn / ESTONIA

- SIGGRAPH ASIA / Brisbane / AUSTRALIA

- ReAnima International Animated Film Festival / Bergen / NORWAY

- ReAnimania International Animation Film Festival / Yerevan / ARMENIA

- Festival international du cinéma francophone en Acadie (FICFA) / Moncton / CANADA

- Palm Springs International Animation Festival / Palm Springs / USA

- AJAYU International Animated Short Film Festival / Puno / PERU

- Festival Tous Courts (carte blanche ARTE) / Aix-en-Provence / FRANCE

- MUMIA - Underground World Animation Festival / Belo Horizonte / BRAZIL

- Panama Animation Festival / Panama City / PANAMA

- Primanima World Festival of First Animations / Budaörs / HUNGARY

- Baixada Animada, Ibero-American Festival of Animated Film / Rio de Janeiro / BRAZIL

- BOGOSHORTS - Bogotá Short Film Festival / Bogotá / COLOMBIA

- ANIMATEKA International Animated Film Festival / Ljubljana / SLOVENIA

- VideoBabel Festival / Cusco / PERU

- Strasburg Film Festival / Strasburg / USA

- Caminhos Film Festival / Coimbra / PORTUGAL

- Piccolo Festival Animazione / Friuli-Venezia Giula / ITALY

- Festival "Un poing c'est court" / Vaulx-en-Velin / FRANCE

- Linea d'Ombra Festival / Salerno / ITALY

- Festival AnimaAcción / A Coruña / SPAIN

- ANIMA Animation Film Festival / Brussels / BELGIUM

- VOID International Animation Film Festival / Copenhagen / DENMARK

- Festival du Cinéma Belge de Moustier / Moustier / BELGIUM

- Festival Ciné-Court Animé / Roanne / FRANCE

- ANIMAC International Animation Film Festival of Catalonia / Lleida / SPAIN

- International Short Film Week Regensburg / Regensburg / GERMANY

- Shortcutz Guimarães / Guimarães / PORTUGAL

- Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film (ITFS) / Stuttgart / GERMANY

- MONSTRA Lisbon Animated Film Festival / Lisbon / PORTUGAL

- GLAS Animation Festival / Berkeley / USA

- Festival National du Film d'Animation / Rennes / FRANCE

- Leiria Film Fest / Leiria / PORTUGAL

- Festival du Cinéma Européen / Lille / FRANCE

- GO SHORT International Short Film Festival / Nijmegen / NETHERLANDS

- ANIFILM International Festival of Animated Films / Liberec / CZECH REPUBLIC

- Japan Media Arts Festival / Tokyo / JAPAN

- Athens ANIMFEST / Athens / GREECE

- Atlanta Film Festival / Atlanta / USA

- Ibero-American Animation Quirino Awards / Santa Cruz de Tenerife / SPAIN

- Cairo International Animation Forum / Cairo / EGYPT

- Festival REGARD / Saguenay / CANADA

- San Francisco International Film Festival (SFFILM) / San Francisco / USA

- Mecal Pro, Barcelona International Short and Animation Festival / Barcelona / SPAIN

- Filmfest Dresden / Dresden / GERMANY

- Concours de Courts / Toulouse / FRANCE

- ANIMAFEST Zagreb / Zagreb / CROATIA

- Festival de Cinema Luso-Brasileiro / Santa Maria da Feira / PORTUGAL

- Festival International du Film d'Animation d'Annecy / Annecy / FRANCE

- Kyiv International Short Film Festival / Kiev / UKRAINE

- ANIMAYO International Film Festival / Las Palmas / SPAIN

- Festival Le Court en dit long / Paris / FRANCE

- OLHO Animation Film Festival / Aveiro & Porto / PORTUGAL

- TLANCHANA FEST / Valle de Bravo / MEXICO

- Wiesbaden International Festival of Animation / Wiesbaden / GERMANY

- FEST ANČA International Animation Festival / Žilina / SLOVAKIA

- Festival of Nations / Lenzing / AUSTRIA

- Palm Springs International ShortFest / Palm Springs / USA

- Caostica International Shortfilm & Videoclip Festival / Bilbao / SPAIN

- Anibar Animation Festival / Peja / KOSOVO

- Fantoche International Animation Film Festival / Baden / SWITZERLAND

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