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



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




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





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
 


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

 

 

 

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
                                                           
                                                          

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




 

“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