Knock Knock and the Easter eggs

Knock knock is a very curious shark. One day, he discovers an island where two Rabbits were cooking something very smelly. He gets curious and follows the rabbits' boat when they cross the sea to deliver the Easter eggs in the continent. In one of these journeys, a huge wave hits the boat and Papa Rabbit falls on Knock Knock's head. Terrified, he seeks for help to hunt the shark. But their meeting in the following day brings a big surprise to everyone.

  • Paula Cristina Seixas de Oliveira
    Director
  • Paula Cristina Seixas de Oliveira
    Writer
  • Nina Lyra Camanho de Assis
    Writer
  • Paula Cristina Seixas de Oliveira
    Producer
  • Pedro Ramos
    Key Cast
    "Toc Toc"
  • Aguigui
    Key Cast
    "Hunny Bunny"
  • Wesley Marquez
    Key Cast
    "Leylão"
  • Danilo Lacerda
    Key Cast
    "Coelho Caolho"
  • Clara Camanho
    Key Cast
    "Narradora"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Toc Toc e o mistério dos seres orelhudos
  • Project Type:
    Animation
  • Runtime:
    22 minutes 2 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 26, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Brazil
  • Country of Filming:
    Portugal
  • Language:
    Portuguese
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Paula Cristina Seixas de Oliveira

Paula Seixas é natural de Niterói-RJ, viveu por 53 anos em Brasília e atualmente mora em Salvador-BA. Nasceu em 1965, formou-se em Engenharia Civil em 1985 e concluiu mestrado em Economia em 2005. Paula pode comunicar-se em 6 idiomas (português, inglês, espanhol, francês, alemão e italiano). Trabalhou por 27 anos no Banco Central do Brasil com o monitoramento do Sistema Financeiro Nacional. Após sua aposentadoria em 2019, estudou desenho, pintura e cinema em Portugal. Graduou-se em cinema pela Cascais School of Arts and Design do Estoril em julho/2020.

Na área da música, cantou no Coral da UnB e na Serenata de Natal de Brasília durante seu tempo universitário (1982-1985), participando, inclusive, da opereta O Mikado, exibida no Teatro Nacional de Brasília em 1982. Em 2016-2017, estudou canto coral na Escola de Música de Brasília. Foi integrante de bandas de rock desde 2011 (vocal e teclado) e co-criadora do evento Rock Around the Coin, que promove apresentações de bandas de rock com servidores do Banco Central desde 2017. Durante sua estada em Portugal (2019-2020), participou do Coro Rock FM de Lisboa e expôs quadros na mostra de desenhos e pinturas da galeria Óriq/Lisboa em novembro de 2020.

Desde 2020, Paula possui o canal KinoToy Cinema Artesanal no Youtube, onde divulga filmes, videoclipes e outros produtos audiovisuais de sua autoria. Atualmente, desenvolve um projeto para a rodagem do seu primeiro longa metragem.

Paula Seixas was born in 1965, in Niterói-RJ, lived in Brasilia for 53 years and currently lives in Salvador-BA. She graduated in Civil Engineering in 1986 and has a master degree in Economics in 2005. She speaks 6 languages (Portuguese, English, Spanish, French, German and Italian). She worked for 27 years at the Central Bank of Brazil, with the monitoring of the National Financial System. After her retirement in 2019, she studied drawing, painting and cinema in Portugal. In july/2020, she graduated in cinema from the Cascais School of Arts and Design from Estoril.

During college, she sang at the UnB Choir and the Brasilia’s Christmas Serenade, participating, including the operetta O Mikado exhibited at the Teatro Nacional de Brasília in 1982. She has been a member of rock bands since 2011 (vocal and keyboard) and co-creator of the Rock Around the Coin event, which has been promoting performances of rock bands with Central Bank servers since 2017. During her stay in Portugal, Paula participated in the Rock FM Choir and exhibited her pictures at the Óriq Gallery in November/2020, in Lisbon

Since 2020, Paula has the channel KinoToy Cinema Artesanal on Youtube, where she publishes films, videoclips and other audiovisual material of her own creation. She is currently developing a project for the shooting of her first feature film.

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Director Statement

Durante o confinamento da pandemia, redigi, desenhei, dirigi e editei o curta de animação Toc Toc e o Mistério dos Seres Orelhudos dentro do meu apartamento, utilizando técnica por mim desenvolvida, onde misturei desenho, fotografia e imagens reais. Todas as 5 versões do filme nos idiomas português do Brasil, português de Portugal, inglês, francês e árabe foram produzidas por mim, com a colaboração de amigos e familiares.

During the covid pandemic, I wrote, designed, directed and edited the animated short Knock Knock and the Easter Eggs confined in my apartment, using a self-developed technique, combining drawing, photography and real images. All 5 versions of the film (Brazilian Portuguese, Portugal Portuguese, English, French and Arabic) were created with the collaboration of friends and family.