Fragments of Laura

Rui Trindade 3D, Animation, Featured, Game

Fragments of Laura is a location-based experience that gives users the chance to discover seven specific locations of Funchal through storytelling. Developed by a multidisciplinary team at Madeira Interactive Technology Institute, this project’s goal is to enhance the tourists’ experience, providing them with an entertaining way to explore some of Funchal locations and learn about Madeiran culture. Together with Há-vita, …

Blending

Rui Trindade 3D, Animation

“Blending” is a 3D animated short developed by team PRISM, a Master of Entertainment Technology (MET) team at the Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (M-ITI) for the Spring semester of 2015. The team is composed by me, Ingrid Ecker, Marco Vieira, Paulo Bala and Sandra Olim. We wanted to create an experience that depicted a problem that is present in our …

Levada Story

Rui Trindade 3D, Animation, Featured, Game

“Levada Story” is a safety campaign created by Team Firecrest for the Civil Protection of Madeira, over a semester in my Masters of Entertainment Technology. The team was composed by me, Luís Ferreira, Paulo Bala, Rui Rela and Sandra Olim. In Madeira island, every year, thousands of tourists hike along levadas, old irrigation channels that have been converted to footpaths. …

How far can you go in 24h?

Rui Trindade Animation

This is a small informational video created for the Kinetic Typography workshop, led by Prof. Dan Boyarski at the Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (M-ITI). “How far can you go in 24h” explored a concept that was the basis for the last assignment of the workshop – the 24h cycle. With this, the idea of creating a semi-informational video (mixed with …

Growing Up

Rui Trindade Animation, Featured

“Growing Up” is an award-winning short animation that was created in the context of the Multimedia Animation class, at the University of Madeira. Made and directed by me and Paulo Olim, the project was later submitted to the Madeira Film Festival 2013. There, it was awarded the 1st prize in the Student Film Comptetition. Since then, it is part of …