Animation Clean-up Artist

Rio 2096


   rio 2096   

A Story of love and fury

Background: Work as an artist at Lightstar Studio's: Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury (original Portuguese title: Uma História de Amor e Fúria), a 2013 Brazilian animated drama film written and directed by Luiz Bolognesi.


Winner of the Crystal Award 2013 for Best Feature at the Annecy International Film Festival, becoming the first Brazilian animation to be selected for this competition. It was one of the 19 Oscar nominated films for Best Animated Film in the 86th edition of 2014.

Project: 2D Animation, Traditional Animation, Visual Development Art

Role/Contribution: Animation in-between and Clean-up Artist

Responsible for in-between frames/animation, breakdowns to key frames, and finished lineart of the film shots, in order to make them precise and consistent.


   impressions of liberdade   

A graphic experience of sÃo paulo's famous Japanese neighbourhood

Background: This is an experimental animation project about São Paulo's famous Japanese neighbourhood: Liberdade. Final Graduation Work. University of São Paulo - FAUUSP, Architecture and Urban Planning. 

Teacher advisor: Prof. Dr. Sérgio Régis M. Martins

The inspiration for this project originated from the experiences of my multi-cultural background. I am a third generation Japanese descendant, being born and having lived most of my life in Brazil. I wanted to create a visual experience based on the mix of the influences from my Japanese heritage, and he bright, colour and joy of the Brazilian spirit. 

Creative Director / Visual Artist

Concept Design, Concept Art, Illustration, Storytelling, Storyboard Design, Character Design, 2D Animation, Traditional Animation, Visual Development Art, Video Editing


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