Alexandre Siqueira

Short Film

2019 . ANI . 13'55''

Portugal . France . Belgium


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?

PRODUCTION Bando à Parte, BAP, Rainbox Productions, Ambiances… asbl, Luna Blue Film


ANIMATION TECHNIQUES 2D drawing digital animation, Digital painting, Glass painting

DIRECTION | SCRIPT Alexandre Siqueira

SCRIPT CONSULTANT Jorge Palinhos, Calí

MUSIC Christophe Petchanatz

LAYOUT DESIGN Miguel Lima, Alexandre Siqueira

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

3D ANIMATION Catarina Marques, Bruno Simões

COLOR Kaméla Bentouati, Sofia Cachim, Mélissa Evrard Nadaud

COMPOSITING Nicolas “Duduf” Dufresne, Jean-Baptiste Sanno

VOICES Joana Carvalho, Cristine Iago, Davi Ferreira, Marcos Vinícius. Margot Reumont, Fabienne Loriaux, Peter Lane, Richard Wells, Blaise Landsbert-Noon, Cathy Smith

SOUND DESIGN Laurent Martin

PRODUCER Rodrigo Areias, Mickaël Carton, Thierry Zamparutti, Serge Kestemont


25 awards and 170 selections, 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
Special Mention — ANIMAKOM FEST, Bilbao, Spain
Animation Mention Award — Caostica International Shortfilm & Videoclip Festival, Bilbao, Spain
1st Prize Animation (Youth Jury) — Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival, Providence, USA
1st Prize LGBTQ (Youth Jury) — Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival, Providence, USA
Segnalazione (Camino Jury) — Faito DOC Festival, Monte Faito, Italy
Best Animation — Picknic Film Festival, Santander, Spain
Honorable Mention — Cinefantasy International Fantastic Film Festival, São Paulo, Brazil
Special Mention — Festival of Animation Berlin (FAB), Berlin, Germany
Honourable Mention — Prémio Nacional da Animação, Porto, Portugal
Grand Prize — ANIMOCJE International Animated Film Festival, Bydgoszcz, Poland
Jury Prize — Formentera Film Festival, Formentera, Spain
Grand Prix — Insomnia International Open-Air Animation Film Festival, Kaluga, Russia
Best Animation — The Black Sea Film Festival, Corbu, Romania
Best Animated Short — Animae Caribe Animation Festival, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago