Abreu , Alê
Alê Abreu (b. 1971) – a Brazilian director and screenwriter. He was only thirteen when he took part in animation workshops at the Brazilian Museum of Image and Sound. He has worked in advertising and drew illustrations for magazines, newspapers and books. He has also directed shorts and feature-length films (“Passo”, “Scarecrow”, “Cosmic Boy”). For “The Boy & the World” Abreau has won, among other awards, the Cristal for Best Feature at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.