Wednesday, December 2, 2009



I'm happy to be back to work on my personal film after a very long hiatus. The whole thing's been reeboted and I'm almost done with the animatic. Now comes the hard part.

Here's a spot we finished a couple of months ago at Birdo. As always, it was tons of fun. I got to animate some armadillos, birds and, at long last, monkeys. Dancing.

God bless you dancing monkeys.

Oh! And I almost forgot to mention. This is for some Xuxa-brand sandals. For those of you who don't know, Xuxa is a very famous Brazilian kid's TV show host. She's even been parodied in the Simpsons, as Xoxchitla:

And now, you know. Here's the film, followed by the credits.

Grendene / Xuxa - Sandália do Boto Rosa from Birdo Studio on Vimeo.

Title: “Forest”
Client: Grendene
Product: Sandália da Xuxa
Client contact: Fernanda Costa, Jorge Maio
Advertising agency: W/Brasil
Creative team: Gastão Moreira, Fabio Meneghini

Production companies:Birdo and Prodigo Films
Directors: Luciana Eguti, Paulo Muppet and Fernando Sanches

For Birdo
Executive Production: Paulo Muppet and Luciana Eguti
Animation Direction: Paulo Muppet and Luciana Eguti
Character Animation: Pedro Eboli, Rafael Gallardo, William Iamazi Ferro
Animation Assistants: Fernando Finamore
3D Animation: Luciana Eguti
Compositing: Luciana Eguti, Antonio Linhares and Ian Sampaio

For Prodigo Films
Executive Production: Francesco Civita
Production: Equipe Prodigo Films
Direction: Fernando Sanches
Direction Assistant: Juliana Cabral
Cinematography: Marcelo Brasil
Editing: Alexandre Boechat
Client Contact: Doralice Sander, Renata Correa
Client Contact Assistant: Tatiana Cinelli

Music and Sound Effects: Ary Sperling