Regina Pessoa is an award-winning director. In 1992 she started working at Filmógrafo doing animation in Abi Feijó’s animated films. In 1999 she directed his first film, A Noite, selected in almost a hundred festivals. In 2005, already at Ciclope Filmes and in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada, she made História Trágica com Final Feliz and won the Cristal at the Annecy festival. In 2011 she directed Kali the Little Vampire, and in 2019 Uncle Thomas Accounting for the Days. She was admited as a member of the Hollywood Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2018. In January 2021 she was considered by the Catalan animation film festival Animac as the third most important short film director of the last 25 years.
Abi is the frontman of the animation’s renaissance in Portugal after the dictatorship. In 1987 he founded Fílmografo that became very important to a new generation of animated film directors. In 2001 he created Casa da Animação and in 2002 Ciclope. In 2014, another important step in his career with Casa Museu de Vilar. Abi Feijó directed several shorts using diverse animation techniques and among his films, Salteadores (1993) and Clandestino (2000) became popular. Currently, he is the producer of Regina Pessoa’s films.