YEAR: 2012     TYPE: Publicity

SOFTWARE: Adobe After Effects (/Motion Graphics) / Adobe Premiere Pro (Video Editing)

DESCRIPTION:

A promotional video done for AFS Intercultura, intended to captivate young students (from 15 to 18 years old) into an exchange program. Made for web distribution, it's a short clip that showcases some experiences in a captivating style.

This was a project done by myself, with some conceptual help from André Oliveira.





YEAR: 2011     TYPE: Publicity

SOFTWARE: Adobe After Effects (Post/Motion Graphics) / Sony Vegas (Video and Sound Editing)

DESCRIPTION:

A short, feel-good, project, intended to be reproduced on a giant screen or on the web. Its main purpose was to make people aware of the futsal tournament ocurring during the summer in the village of Sabugueiro, and giving them some info on when and where to sign up.

I did this small project all by myself, in a couple days.



YEAR: 2010     TYPE: Web Documentary

SOFTWARE: Adobe After Effects (Post/Motion Graphics) / Adobe Dreamweaver (Website) / Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop (Graphics) / Adobe Premiere & Sony Vegas (Video and Sound Editing)

DESCRIPTION:

A 7-episode web documentary describing the experiences and lifestyle of the Erasmus students while they were staying at the University of Aveiro. The webdoc has several different themes, ranging from "What is Erasmus", "Buddies", "The City", "The University", to things like "The Language", "Parties, Trips, Money and Food" or even "The Experience".

In this project, my role was basically everything. From producer, to interviewer, camera operator, sound editor, web designer, you name it.

YEAR: 2009     TYPE: Web Series

SOFTWARE: Adobe After Effects (Post/Motion Graphics) / Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop (Graphics) / Adobe Premiere & Sony Vegas (Video and Sound Editing)

DESCRIPTION:

A concept for a web-series, Roleta Russa (Russian Roulette) intended to have interactive episodes, and was created as an academic project. Because of that, only a "prologue" episode was conceived and shot.

This project was created alongside with Carlos Nobre, Ricardo Magalhães, Pedro Almeida and Tatiana Gonçalves.

YEAR: 2009     TYPE: Institutional Video

SOFTWARE: Adobe After Effects (Post/Motion Graphics) / Adobe Illustrator (Graphics) / Adobe Premiere (Editing)

DESCRIPTION:

An institutional video, created for Solarplus. With a length around 7 minutes, showing the process of developing and manufacturing solar panels (Solarplus' main activity), this project was designed to introduce the company to potential customers and partners, and to be shown at conferences.

My role, alongside with partner Carlos Nobre, was to create the entire movie, including shooting, editing, post-production and motion graphics.

YEAR: 2009     TYPE: Institutional Video

SOFTWARE: Adobe After Effects (Post/Motion Graphics) / Adobe Illustrator (Graphics) / Sony Vegas (Video and Sound Editing)

DESCRIPTION:

A short, 15 seconds long, institutional video, designed to show some of Netplan's installations throughout Portugal. An short, simple animation of Netplan's logo was also requested by the client.

The crew for the creation of this project was made up of Carlos Nobre and myself.



YEAR: 2009     TYPE: Documentary

SOFTWARE: Adobe Illustrator (Graphics) / Adobe Photoshop (Photo Treatment) / Sony Vegas (Video and Sound Editing/Post)

DESCRIPTION:

A documentary about diffences and similarities. A heartfelt portrait of two different generations, and a few professional's views of the changes time (and technology) have brought to the way people play and interact.

Shot in 1 week, edited in 3, a challenging project that has received good reviews, this documentary had a crew of 3 people: myself, Ana Baptista and Luís Alves.

YEAR: 2008     TYPE: Event Reporting

SOFTWARE: Adobe Illustrator (Graphics) / Sony Vegas (Video and Sound Editing/Post)

DESCRIPTION:

A brief report of the situation the portuguese football club, "Beira-Mar", from the city of Aveiro, and how it was perceived by the general population, after it was relegated to the 2nd division of the portuguese league.

This piece was co-created with Ana Baptista, Luís Alves and Tatiana Gonçalves.



YEAR: 2008     TYPE: Institutional

SOFTWARE: Sony Vegas (Editing)

DESCRIPTION:

A very short movie showcasing different projects and people that worked inside the SAPO.UA Labs. Made specifically for the SAPO CODEBITS 2008 conference, it had a small twist: the video should portrait the first-person view of SAPO (a frog).

Original idea by the SAPO.UA Labs; bringing it to life was my responsibility.



YEAR: 2007     TYPE: Website

SOFTWARE: Adobe Illustrator (Graphics) / Adobe Photoshop (Photo Treatment) / Adobe Flash (Animation) / Adobe Dreamweaver (Coding)

DESCRIPTION:

A fictional cafe, La Bohéme was supposed to have 3 different rooms, for alcohol, coffee, and tea consumption, along with several seasonal events. This website intended to showcase the different types of products, and the feel-good environment the shop was supposed to have.

This two-part website (HTML/Flash) was accomplished by me, Carla Ceia, Cristina Teixeira, Ricardo Magalhães and Vanessa Nobre.

YEAR: 2007     TYPE: Short Film

SOFTWARE: Adobe Premiere (Editing/Post)

DESCRIPTION:

This short film focuses on one main theme... Repetition. Daily routine is analyzed through four different perspectives. How does it affect us? How does it characterize us? How do we end it?

Created alongside with Cristina Teixeira, Ricardo Magalhães, and Vanessa Nobre, this short film won the "Best Photography" award at Made in Deca 07, and was also nominated for "Best Editing" at the same event.



YEAR: 2007     TYPE: Short Film

SOFTWARE: Adobe Premiere (Editing)

DESCRIPTION:

During a ETIC workshop at the University of Aveiro, we were tasked with making a short film that expressed a feeling: "escape". From that moment on, we had only 4 hours to develop a concept, shoot, and edit a piece that should accomplish its purpose.

Me and Ricardo Magalhães teamed up and managed to do so with this short film, even giving it a humorous twist at its end.




YEAR: 2006     TYPE: 3D Short Film

SOFTWARE: Adobe Illustrator (Graphics) / Autodesk 3Ds Max (Modelling and Animation) / Particle Illusion (Particle Effects) / Sony Vegas (Editing)

DESCRIPTION:

My first 3D short film, this project was an exercise in modelling and animation. The story is focused on a magician, that emerges in an empty world. He then proceeds to shape the world around him, and even making himself a suitable (or not?) girlfriend.

From concept to delivery, this work was done by me, Cátia Figueiredo and Marília Moita.

YEAR: 2006     TYPE: Game

SOFTWARE: Adobe Illustrator (Graphics) / Adobe Director (Programming)

DESCRIPTION:

Using Adobe Director, we were tasked to create a small, enjoyable game, along with everything that was needed for it to work. We eventually decided that 3 levels, with different types of playability (based on side-scrollers, arkanoid, and platform games), would accomplish that.

The many hours of creating art assets and programming to make this game come to life were shared with Carla Ceia, Daniel Pontes and João Silva.

YEAR: 2006     TYPE: Offline Application

SOFTWARE: Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop (Graphics) / Adobe Director (Programming, Packaging)

DESCRIPTION:

Japanese singer Shiina Ringo is known for her chameleon-style versatility and voice. This application intended to, in an animated and dynamic way, offer a way to travel into her mind, and also listen or watch some of her work.

This project was accomplished with a 4-person group: myself, Cristina Teixeira, Ricardo Magalhães and Vanessa Nobre.

YEAR:    -     TYPE: Illustration

SOFTWARE: Adobe Photoshop (Graphics) / Pen, Pencil & Rubber (Hand-drawn)

DESCRIPTION:

Drawing is one of my favourite hobbies. And I have been able to put it to good work, for some of my projects, especially to storyboard and concept different types of work. It also helps me to enhance my views in design in general.

It's one my complimentary skills, working well with the other things I do.



YEAR:    -     TYPE: Vector Illustration

SOFTWARE: Adobe Illustrator (Graphics)

DESCRIPTION:

Another of my complimentary skills, vector illustration is very useful either to convert normal illustrations into vector format (so their size can be increased without quality loss) as well as to create new, stylized work.

It comes in handy to create art assets for use in other types of work, such as motion graphics, video, or web design.




YEAR:    -     TYPE: Photography

SOFTWARE: Adobe Photoshop (Photo Treatment)

DESCRIPTION:

A passion, photography is a thing I've been doing for years, and one that brings me a lot of joy. The feeling you get looking for the perfect image, in the perfect moment, is an awesome one, whether the camera you are holding is a photo or video one.

It's also a good source of pictures to use in other types of work I do.