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 40 selections and 4 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

 

 

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

- Palm Springs International Animation Festival / ÉTATS-UNIS

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

- Primanima World Festival of First Animations / Budaörs / HONGRIE

- Panama Animation Festival / Panama City / PANAMA

- AJAYU International Animated Short Film Festival / Puno / PÈROU

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

- Bogotá Short Film Festival - BOGOSHORTS / Bogotá / COLOMBIE

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

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