Maria Martins

Project: ‘Um Amor Gigante’

Part 1

‘Um Amor Gigante’


‘Um Amor Gigante’ (translates into 'A Giant Love') is an animated project pre-produced with an academic purpose for the 1st Year of the Master Degree in Computer Animation at the Catholic University of Porto.

Thus, this cinematographic project illustrates the relation between a mother and a son, and how both of them help each other in order to surpass their fears.


Character Design

Character Modeling in 3D (using Autodesk Maya 2019 and ZBrush Pixologic 2018)

Turn-around of the characters Susana (mother) and Paulo (son) modeled in 3D.

1st mood board with some of the project references

Storyboard for the animated short ‘Um Amor Gigante’