Thinking of Amadeo

Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso was one of the most important art figures of 20th century Portugal. His painting and his life were an inspiration for the students to reflect on his work and to relate with his line of thought, personality and experiences.

  • Associação de Ludotecas do Porto /Anilupa´s workshop participants: 11th grade students of Colégio de S. Gonçalo
    Director
  • Associação de Ludotecas do Porto /Anilupa´s workshop participants: 11th grade students of Colégio de S. Gonçalo
    Writer
  • Associação de Ludotecas do Porto /Anilupa
    Producer
  • Associação de Ludotecas do Porto /Anilupa´s workshop participants: 11th grade students of Colégio de S. Gonçalo
    Key Cast
  • Associação de Ludotecas do Porto /Anilupa
    Sound and Editing
  • Hugo Folgar
    Music
  • Banda Musical de Amarante
    Music
  • Cláudio Barruma
    Music
  • 8th grade students of Academia de Música da Sociedade Filarmónica Vizelense
    Music
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Pensar Amadeo
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 14, 2019
  • 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
  • International Festival of Animated Films ANIMANIE

    Czech Republic
    screened in the category MIDI (14-18)
  • International animation film festival CINANIMA

    Portugal
    Selected in the category “Young Portuguese director Award” (under 18)
  • Prémio Nacional da Animação

    Portugal
    Selected in the category “Workshops”
Director Biography - Associação de Ludotecas do Porto /Anilupa´s workshop participants: 11th grade students of Colégio de S. Gonçalo

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 and voice-over. Sound and video editing were done by Animation centre 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 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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