Any Other Man

Director: Luis Soares
Englisht title:  Any Other Man
Original title:  Outro Homem Qualquer
2012/ Portugal/ DVD/ 12’/ Animation/ Colour

Script: Cátia Salgueiro; Editing: Cátia Salgueiro, Luís Soares;  Animation: Vitor Hugo Rocha, Filipa Gomes da Costa, Vanessa Namora Caeiro, Diana Peixoto, Carina Beringuilho, Lara Mendes, Ana Cristina Inácio; Music:  Fernando Fadigas; Sound:  António Porém Pires;  Producer:  Rodrigo Areias


A common man, sitting in his regular cafe, smoking and observing. A mechanism of connexions between man and city is set loose, composing a new architecture of observations, memories and wishes. From this only a brief trace will remain.

Born in Lisbon in 1981.Studied Illustration and Comics in ARCO with teachers Nuno Saraiva, Andr'e9 Lima, and Jo'e3o Fazenda. Developed Film, Animation and Stop Motion studies in CIEAM-Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon, in courses oriented by Joana Bartolomeu, Nuno Beato, and Lorenzo Degl'Innocenti. Attended various workshops and received training in several softwares for stop-motion and digital 2D animation. As a teacher, has been responsible for a series of workshops (Character Animation, Animation and Drama, Visual Music, Digital 2D Animation, among others) held in CIEAM-Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon under the pedagogical coordination of Jos'e Pedro Cavalheiro. Since 2006 works as an Animator in short films, television programmes and promotional videos. Has now finished his first film, Any Other Man, together with script-writer Celtia Salgueiro and musicians Fernando Fadigas e Antonio Porrem Pires '96 financed by ICA-Instituto do Cinema e Audiovisual and produced by Bando.



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