Colored Pencils tells the story of Cláudio, a poor boy of 9 years old who lives alone with his mother and loves to draw. His father left some years ago and Cláudio nurtures the childish idea that drawing a colored portrait of his father will make him come home. But Cláudio doesn't have colored pencils. When he eventually obtains 3 magical colored pencils, his mother allows him to use only one color per day. Thereafter each color will have an influence on Cláudio, his day, his mood, and in the photography and art of the film.
DIRECTOR BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
Debut director. Producer, director and screenwriter, working with audiovisual production and journalism since 1998. She was assistant director in the feature film Inesquecível (2007), by Paulo Sérgio Almeida. She was one of the creators and directors of the series Peça Piloto, about young Brazilian designers, displayed in GNT / Globosat at the end of 2009. She worked from 2001 to 2009 as a journalist, researching and writing for the website Filme B (www.filmeb.com.br ).