COLA is an international production cooperative specialising in bringing to life high quality handmade film content. Together we are stronger, more experienced and capable of facing even the hardest creative challenges. Having worked for years in various projects of distinct animation techniques, we welcome you to contact us with new and original projects.

Ala Nunu Leszyńska

Born in 1994 in Poznań Poland, currently based in France. Studied at University of Arts in her hometown, Royal College of Art in London and La Poudriere in Valence, France. Independent animation director who directed series and short films, worked for inter alia BFI, London Natural History Museum and The Atlantic.

Bruno Caetano

Portimão,1979. Self-taught stop motion animator and builder, his professional career led him to participate in projects of various animation techniques, as well as in other areas of artistic interest. Works mostly as a director, producer and animator. Publishes comics at Comic Heart and A Seita.

João Rapaz

Is a Lisbon based Set Designer, and Special Make-Up FX Artist that comes from a Industrial Design background. His love for Prop Making and Stop-Motion Animation led him to work with advertising and cinema agencies. Always studying, himself, he teaches at António Arroio Art School.

Luís Soares

Born in Lisbon, 1981. Directed two short animated films and usually works as director, animator or technical director in his commercial jobs. Loves and works in all animation techniques.

Sara Boiça

Born in 1993, graduated in Multimedia at Lisbon’s Faculty of Fine Arts and studied Illustration and Comics in Ar.co. Works mostly as art director, animator and post-production designer. Makes comics on the side, having participated in the three numbers of the publication Pentângulo.