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The charm of Lia

This film approaches the legend of “O monte das corujeiras”, from Santa Maria da Feira. It tells the story of a loving couple with different religions. A series of events challenge the survival of the central character of this legend – Princess Lia.

  • Associação de Ludotecas do Porto/Anilupa´s workshop participants: Year 4 students of EB nº 2 da Feira School
    Director
  • Associação de Ludotecas do Porto/Anilupa´s workshop participants: Year 4 students of EB nº 2 da Feira School
    Writer
  • Associação de Ludotecas do Porto/Anilupa
    Producer
  • Associação de Ludotecas do Porto/Anilupa´s workshop participants: Year 4 students of EB nº 2 da Feira School
    Key Cast
  • Associação de Ludotecas do Porto/Anilupa
    Sound and editing
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    O encanto da Lia
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    17 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    July 2, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
    Portugal
  • Country of Filming:
    Portugal
  • Language:
    Portuguese
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Associação de Ludotecas do Porto/Anilupa
Director Biography - Associação de Ludotecas do Porto/Anilupa´s workshop participants: Year 4 students of EB nº 2 da Feira School

The young filmmakers who had no previous experience were the protagonist of all main processes of making this film - from script writing to making the storyboard, construction of the puppets and the scenery as well as animation using stop motion technique. Video editing was done by Associação de Ludotecas do Porto / ANILUPA - educational and cultural centre that develops a wide variety of activities in the field of animation. ANILUPA aims to encourage active participation of all members of the public by giving the possibility to get involved in film production, to learn about the emergence of cinema in an interactive way and to participate in other educational and creative activities. The filmography of ANILUPA at the moment contains more than 200 films, made by children, young people and adults from various organizations.

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