In the year of its 100th anniversary, Brazilian animation industry receives a special tribute at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, one of the world’s most important events in animation.
To celebrate the fact the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil) commissioned from agency F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi and Vetor Zero a film summarizing the history of Brazilian animation in 100 seconds. Directorial duo Alton, together with agency creatives selected a series of significant characters from the worlds of film, advertising, television and the web, from the pioneering Kaiser by Álvaro Marins (1917) to Cuca, the protagonist of “The Boy And The World”, nominated for the 2016 Oscars.
To bring this journey to life a dream team of animators, authors and directors were invited to participate, bringing along a wide variety of techniques and materials, such as cel animation, CG, stop motion, cutouts, clay, gouache and so on. The result is a captivating, dynamic film, capable of entertaining and moving the general public as well as experts in the history of animation.