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Matei Branea

  • Realizator de filme de animaţie
  • Born: 01.07.1977 in Bucharest
Graduate of the Direction Dpt. of the  “ I.L. Caragiale” Academy for Theatre and Film in Bucharest where he is a PhD postulant. Works in book graphics, cartoons, 2D animation.
Author of the animation for the TV show “Planet Moldavia” and of the animated spot for the NEXT film festival/2014. Collaborates with Film Menu magazine at the Academy he graduated from.
Is best known for the creation of his animated character, Omulan. He is an academic at the Animation chair of the Theatre and Film Academy. Deputy rector of the Academy (2018-to the day).



  • In 2002 he creates the character Omulan, who became a “local celebrity” once he appeared in a specially dedicated issue of Hardcomics.
  • In 2004 he puts the basis of BraneaStudios.
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