My name is Vitor Cervi, I'm from São Paulo, Brazil, currently living between Paris and Stockholm. This is where I house my artwork and motion design. I'm also very invested in photography, as you can see in my photo portfolio
. Feel free to contact me
if you are interested on my work.
Other related pages are:
My photo folio
More motion/Advertising work
Guess what I have a Tumblr
I was invited by Maria Farinha Filmes to make the credits opening sequence for the documentary The Territory of Play, directed by David Reeks and Renata Meirelles. The film is a a part of a more extensive project created by the two, with the intention of covering and documenting different ways children play all along Brazil, as well as the importance playing has on our developments as humans.
Here is a link to the project's official page: territoriodobrincar.com.br
The things that was key in the briefing was not to be childish with the visuals and not to create a distinction between an adult and a infant universe. Based on kids using dirt and hand drawing, a recurrent element shown in the images, I came up with the strokes that sometimes work around the scenery and other times have their own ways and suggestions, being more attached to playfulness than to establishing a rule for the symbols.
What you see here is a mix of my original ideas and what ended up being used in the final cut of the film.
Short Commentaries is part film, part animation, an aesthetic investigation on vastness, paradoxes and nonsense. Based on the namesake music composed by Tiago de Mello, and being a part of Projetos Rumos Musica, curated by the Brazilian institute Itau Cultural, the short film was co-directed and produced by Daniel Bruson and me via Nautilus collective between 2011 and 2012.
Further information at:
Watercolour, India ink, large broad marker and a little acrylic. Above there is a time-lapse of the process.
This video gathers a series of animated pieces I created for the documentary 'Assim é se lhe parece', directed by Carla Gallo
. The film goes around the life and the production of the brazilian post-modernist artist Nelson Leirner.
I received some quotes that would mark moments of the cut, and had a lot of freedom to conceive the images along with my brother, Rafael Nascimento
. We based the layouts mainly on vintage propaganda and Pop Art, but I also had this idea, fundamented by my feelings concerning Leirner's work, that there should be no visual identity connecting the animations, just a misplaced sense of popular and common stuff.
agency asked me to create a text based piece for their new campaign to Itaú bank. This is my director version.
Additional motion design by Leandro Franci
2D animation produced at Piloto
. I worked on the cel animation/painting process.
Opening for FICI - Festival Internacional de Cinema Infantil. I worked on the post-production, doing colour correction, VFX and other stuff. Created and produced by Giroscópio
Animation ad produced at Lobo
. I was responsible for art direction and animation.
I directed this at Dinamo Digital
for a pitch. Also worked on storyboards, character design and animation.