Mar 19, 2012

new works

2014
animation short film    STILL LIFE  

2013
Living Art Installation   CRITICAL
http://www.lesiteducube.com/fr/espace-pro/critical-anabela-costa_1867

Nov 26, 2010

VORTEX ROOM   5’53’’ video / animation 2008    HD 

Synopsis
               "Vortex is an essay on movement. What's left from movement in animation? Is it illusion? The animated movement of all is its poetry. Vortex Room is a journey towards an aesthetic and Poetic vertigo. "

               Un essai sur le mouvement. Et du mouvement en animation qu’est ce qu’il nous reste ? Juste l’illusion ?
L’anima de tout mouvement est sa poétique. Vortex room essai de nous  conduire  vers un vertige poétique e esthétique.

Credits
               Created / Produced /Directed by        anabela costa
Edition by                                            anabela costa
Photography                                        anabela costa
Music / Sound design                         a. neto (YellowBopRecords.com)
                                                       
3d Animation / Fx                              antónio santos
                                                                         anabela costa
               Camera                                             alexandre garrett
                                                                         ivone aleixo
                                                                         ricardo borges


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      LIQST_ Liquid State   video / animation         11’41’’     HD

        Synopsis
           Between the artist’s studio and the scientist’s lab, we face two worlds that 
           come together to the same liquid state.These worlds - painting and chemistry are they so far? 
           The colour, the  movement and the textures from those worlds will fill the screen in a poetic and an    aesthetic dialogue

        Credits
        Created | Produced | Directed   by           Anabela Costa
          Music |sound editor                                  Inês Duarte
          Editor                                                        Anabela Costa
          Animation | Fx|                                         António Santos
                                                                          Carla Nascimento
                                                                          Anabela Costa
          Camera                                                   Alexandre Garrett
                                                                          Ivone Aleixo        
                                                                          Ricardo Borges
         Support                                         etic_
                                                          SONY


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      ESSAY       2007      video / animation   1'         HDV

           Synopsis    from the science lab to the artist studio.                 
             
         Credits
            Created | produced | directed  by            Anabela Costa
            Photography | drawings | edition by        Anabela Costa
            Camera                                                    Alexandre Garrett
                                                                             Ivone Rodrigues
                                                                             Ricardo Borges
            Music                                                      Inês Duarte
            Support                                                   etic_ 
                                                                            SONY
            
                                                     
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      Drops    2007   video / animation   2 24”                 HDV

         Synopsis    Drops from the science lab to the artist studio
         
         Credits
            Created | produced | directed  by            Anabela Costa
            Photography | drawings | edition by        Anabela Costa
            Camera                                                    Alexandre Garrett
                                                                             Ivone Rodrigues
                                                                             Ricardo Borges
            Music                                                      Inês Duarte
            Support                                                   etic_ 
                                                                           SONY

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       Zero      2006   video / animation  2’ 56’’     

         Synopsis      original emptiness 
         Credits
            Created | produced | directed  by            Anabela Costa
            Animation| FX | sound edition by             Luis Lobato
            Post-Production                                       Anabela Costa
                                                                             Luis Lobato
            Sound Design                                          Alberto Rodrigues
            Support                                                    etic_ 
                                                                            SONY
                                                               

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      BINARY      2006  video / animation    2’ 35’’        
         Synopsis           zero/one -.multitudes of common bytes
        
         Credits
           Created | produced | directed  by            Anabela Costa
           Animation| FX | sound edition by            Luis Lobato
           Post-Production                                       Anabela Costa
                                                                            Luis Lobato
           Sound Design                                         Alberto Rodrigues
           Support                                                   etic_ 
                                                                           SONY
                                                              

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      NUMERUS     2005     video / animation  
      21´ 35’’    

         Synopsis          
Journey between 0 and 9.
It becomes a travelling inside some geometrical, mathematical, cosmological concepts, trying to establish cross points with several human knowledge such as philosophy, religion, etc.
        
           Credits
           Created | produced | directed  by             Anabela Costa
           Animation| FX | sound edition by             Luis Lobato
           Post-Production                                        Anabela Costa
                                                                             Luis Lobato
           Sound Design                                           Alberto Rodrigues
                                                                             Inês Duarte 
                                                                             Luis Lobato
           Support                                                    etic_ 
                                                                            SONY
                                                                                 
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Nov 22, 2010

WEB    video/animation     5’40’’   2004

Synopsis                Today’s a familiar word to everyone, connected to the present civilization,
related with complexity notion, and it seems not possible to live without. 
Nevertheless a web is and always has been a weapon, for fishing, for hunting. It as  also a big use for packing, packing common goods like fresh vegetables, potatoes, tomatoes etc. It’s with this common material that my WEB is built in a symbolic way.
                                   A web is a weapon. Are we trapped inside just like a fish?

Credits
Created / Produced / Directed by                 Anabela Costa
Photography
                               Animation/ Sound design /                            Luís Lobato
               Visual effects / Post-Production
               Videosequences                                           Ricardo Freire

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GO      46’’    video-animation    2004

Story line                                  GO!!!!

Credits
Created / produced / directed by                 anabela costa
Drawings and photography                         anabela costa
Animation / special effects                          luis lobato
Sound design / Post-production
Video sequences                                         ricardo freire


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TORUS WAY  1’40’’    video-animation    2004

Story line               Metaphor of an endless way.

Credits
Created / produced / directed by                 anabela costa
Drawings and photography                         anabela costa
Animation / special effects                          luis lobato
Sound design / Post-production
Video sequences                                         ricardo freire

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MERKABAH     7’12’’   video-animation    2004

                                                   
Synopsis             Merkabah is a kaballa word for vehicle, carriage, which is possible, through   out aconscious growth process. This process is in a symbolic way a torus, seen and built by many and different ways. Nevertheless. the sfere  generates the torus, and  is itself the merkabah, half air shuttle half under water, that invites us to go in.

Credits
Created / produced / directed by                 anabela costa
Drawings and photography                         anabela costa
Animation / special effects                          luis lobato
Sound design / Post-production
Video sequences                                         ricardo freire
 

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TEMPO   4’42’’    video-animation     2003        



Synopsis                   ...” To talk about time, about space-time is, in a way, to think about the universe, cosmology, and simultaneously, to talk about existence, about being; is to be interested in all forms of becoming, interested for movement, for changing energy, and for all of entropy variations”…

Credits     

Script-Production-Direction                       Anabela Costa                                                                                                   

Photography-Graphics                               Anabela Costa                                                                                                     

Animation-Sound Edition                           Vitaliy Kasyanov

 

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FADOS          4’29”    video /animation    2003   

Synopsis       three stories, three ways, three musics, three “fados”.

Credits
Directed | Created |Produced by       Anabela Costa 
Photography |Drawings                     Anabela Costa 
Animation | Sound Edition                Vitaliy Kasyanov
Music by                                           Carlos Paredes
                                                           
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NIGHT FLIGHTS    10’23’’   video/animation    2003     

Synopsis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Free interpretation of the Icarus Myth. Travelling inside a labyrinth, symbol of the town, the modern town, modern life and also symbol of the eternal search of the human kind. The Labyrinth is in itself the problem, which complexity grows in order to achieve his resolution- the Centre.-as a geometric-sacred place, the eternal place.As Icarus, we also discovered that we can fly, managing to go out the Labyrinth, solving the problem, but only during the night!

Credits 
created/ produced /directed                                              Anabela Costa
drawing/ fotography                                                           Anabela Costa
animation                                                                           Ricardo Tabosa
                                                                                           Vitaliy Kasyanov  
sound editor                                                                        Henrique Borges
music                                                                                Gustav Mahler  – Sinfonia nº 5
                                                                                          Arnold Schoenberg  – Transfigurated Night
                                                                                          Claude Debussy  –« Prélude à  l’après-midi d’un faune




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“IGNEOUS”    1’ 54”    video/animation    2002


Synopsis              dialogue between three symbols – fire, spiral and sound

Credits                                                                                            
created, directed, produced,  and photography by                                    Anabela Costa  

Computer animation­                                                                                    Papuas : Vitalik Kasyanov 

Sound                                                                                                           João Moura


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