WE’RE A LISBON BASED STUDIO CREATED IN 2005
WITH AN EVER EVOLVING GROUP OF ARTISTS, DIRECTORS AND DESIGNERS
THAT CREATE VISUAL IMAGERY AND CONTENT FOR ANIMATION.
WE’RE EXPERIENCED IN BOTH
SERVICE - COMMERCIAL AND INSTITUTIONAL -
AND ORIGINAL CONTENT - ANIMATED CLIPS N’BITS AND (AWARD WINNING) SHORTS.
WE LOVE TO EXPERIMENT AND COMBINE A LARGE SPECTER OF TECHNIQUES
SUCH AS STOP MOTION, 2D DIGITAL OR TRADICIONAL.
JOÃO MIGUEL REAL
DIRECTOR / ANIMATOR
Born in Lisbon in ‘79, João is experienced in 3D, stop motion, traditional and digital animation formats.
He worked in Sardinha em Lata animation studio from ‘10 to ‘14 as director, animator, layout artist and compositor and has participated in the production of various award winning animated short films and TV shows.
Professor at the Algarve University and Lusofona University. Guest speaker of Animation Technologies at the Animation Design and Multimedia Degree Course of Instituto Politécnico de Portalegre.
Won the Méliès D’Argent at Lund for the animated short Macabre in '17.
DIRECTOR / ART DIRECTOR
Born in Porto in ’81, Jerónimo soon developed a taste for visual storytelling.
He works in the Lisbon based Production Company TAKE IT EASY since 2005, as a director, illustrator, editor and animator and worked on a extensive array of projects that include feature films, commercials, music videos and animations.
He won the Brigadoon Award at Sitges in ‘16 for the short film Arcana and the Méliès D’Argent at Lund for the animated short Macabre in ‘17.
Her career began in 2005 at Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, with who Maria has kept the collaboration as project manager in special projects, such as Operas, big public initiatives, exhibitions, among others. During her career Maria has worked in plenty of educational projects with some of the most relevant Portuguese educational institutions.
Due to her special relation with classical music, Maria has worked with some of the most prominent jazz artists and groups in Portugal. In 2010 she started a new path in the Theater field. During this time Maria worked with some directors in almost all the Portuguese Theater houses. She was co-founder of Stage One in 2012, a production company dedicated to cultural projects with special focus in the younger audience.
In 2019 started the collaboration with Easylab and Take It Easy, moving to the animation movies production, which is being a very challenging and exciting discovery.