Alê Abreu

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Alê Abreu
Born March 6, 1971 (1971-03-06) (age 46)
São Paulo, Brazil
Occupation Screenwriter, director
Years active 1993–present

Alê Abreu (born March 6, 1971) is a Brazilian film director and screenwriter. Sírius, his first short film, debuted at the 1993 Anima Mundi as the only Brazilian animation that year.[1] It won the Best Film Award at the Festival de Cine para Niños y Jovenes and was also screened at the Mostra Internacional de Cinema São Paulo and at the section Animation for Children of the Hiroshima International Animation Festival.[2] His second short film, Espantalho (lit. "Scarecrow"), released in 1998, won the 3rd Best Brazilian Animation at the Anima Mundi,[1] the Best Art Direction Award at the Brazilian Film Festival of Miami,[3] and was nominated for Best Animated Feature at the 1st Grande Prêmio Cinema Brasil.[4] His first feature film, Garoto Cósmico, debuted at the 2007 Anima Mundi.[5] In 2013, he released The Boy and the World, his second film, at the Ottawa International Animation Festival[6] which won the Grand Prix for best feature film at World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb in 2015.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Cataldi, Bruna (July 29, 2012). "Alê Abreu e seus 20 anos de Anima Mundi" (in Portuguese). Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Alê Abreu prepara novo filme de animação". O Estado de S. Paulo (in Portuguese). Grupo Estado. March 12, 2001. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ "3º Brazilian Film Festival of Miami" (in Portuguese). Brazilian Film Festival of Miami. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  4. ^ "É uma festa!". Folha de S.Paulo (in Portuguese). Grupo Folha. February 12, 2000. Archived from the original on February 27, 2014. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Festival Anima Mundi começa semana que vem". HQManiacs (in Portuguese). Universo Online. June 22, 2007. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Monty Python Returns!" (PDF). Ottawa International Animation Festival. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 

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