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Lightstar Studios
Centro Empressarial
Suite 46
Rua Argentina 41
Aguas de Lindoia, Sao Paulo Brazil
13940-000


[P] +55 19.38.24.61.31
[F] +55 19.38.24.61.31
[E] marcelolightstar@uol.com.br


Marcelo Demoura
Producer
[P] +55 13.97.24.33.56
[E] marcelo@lightstarstudios.com


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Lighstar Studios was founded in California in 1999 by former Disney, Warner Bros., Dreamworks and Blue Sky Studios artists to produce high quality traditional and cgi animation for feature films, television shows, and commercials. We are a full service animation studio, going from storyboard, workbook, layouts, bgs, effects and character animation right through to final composition. Our strength lies in our character animation creating interesting story lines unforgettable characters, using past experiences to create tomorrows memories.

We have grown to two fully equipped facilities, one in the heart of the mega city of Sao Paulo and the other in the countryside of Sao Paulo state. Boasting 18 computer work stations, and still growing, with 48 2D workstations between the two facilities and a further 20 in storage. The company is equipped with top of the line software including Maya, 3D Studio Max, Photoshop, After Effects, Toonz, AXA, and Combustion among others.
Our talent pool in Brazil consists of a world-class tight knit group of talented competent 2d and 3d artists with a love for this medium of entertainment. With a current staff of 32

ASTERIX AND THE VIKINGS (2004) A FILMS
SIAN KHAN (2004)
CROMA (2002-2003) LEANDRO ESTEVAN PRODUCTIONS
MOBY DICK (2002-2003) VIRGIN GROUP ENTERTAINMENT
Feature film, Conceptual artwork, character design, storyboard, experimental animation, layouts, traditional backgrounds
COURAGE THE COWARDLY DOG (2001) CARTOON NETWORK
VIDEO GAME:
ARTHUR ADVENTURES (2003) STONEHAVEN STUDIOS
DORA THE EXPLORER (2004) STONEHAVEN STUDIOS
MEDIEVAL KNIGHTS (2002) VETOR ZERO
SPECIAL PROJECTS:
CGC CINEMAS THEATRICAL OPENING RED SKY STUDIOS
HOTWIRE TRAVEL COMPANY JJ SEIDLEMEIR
JOHNNY QUEST JJ SEIDLEMEIR
CGC CINEMAS THEATRICAL OPENING RED SKY STUDIOS
CREW AND PRODUCERS FEATURE ANIMATION FILM CREDITS:
ICE AGE (2002) BLUE SKY STUDIOS
FANTASIA 2OOO (2000) WALT DISNEY FEATURE ANIMATION
THE ROAD TO ELDORADO (1999) DREAMWORKS FEATURE ANIMATION
THE IRON GIANT (1999) WARNER BROS. FEATURE ANIMATION
THE KING AND I (1999) WARNER BROS. FEATURE ANIMATION
MULAN (1998) WALT DISNEY FEATURE ANIMATION
THE TIGGER MOVIE (1999) WALT DISNEY TELEVISION FEATURE ANIMATION
LITTLE MERMAID II (1999) WALT DISNEY TELEVISION FEATURE ANIMATION
THUMBELINA (1995) DON BLUTH STUDIOS
THE PEBBLE AND THE PENGUIN (1995) DON BLUTH STUDIOS
A TROLL IN CENTRAL PARK (1994) DON BLUTH STUDIOS
THE THIEF AND THE COBBLER (1992) MIRAMAX
TELEVISION COMMERCIALS:
MCI/LOONEYTUNES/MICHAEL JORDAN
MICHIGAN J.FROG FOR WB TELEVISION NETWORK
COLGATE
BURGER KING
CHETTOS
GUMMI BEARS TELEVISION SHOW

Animation Production

2D / Traditional, 2D Computer Animation, 3D Computer Animation, Digital / Visual Effects, Flash / Internet Animation

Animated Characters, Animated Web Graphics, Commercials, Educational / Industrial Films, Feature Films, Games, Multimedia / New Media, Music Videos, Short Films, Television Series, Television Specials, Title Sequences, Webisodes