The Olhar de Cinema – Curitiba International Festival workshops aim to expand and sharpen the senses of its participants for the most varied facets of film and provide an additional experience during the days of the festival.

Festival programming and curatorship

From June, 9 to 11 | 10:00am to 13:30pm
Shopping Novo Batel (Teatro João Luiz Fiani)

This workshop hopes to present an overview of the international scenario of film festivals and introduce the main aspects of the work performed by a film programmer. The workshop aims to clarify participants as to the tools and tactics used in the programming market. In general, the path is always to let issues derive from what was seen and heard. The focus of the debate will be on what to show, how to show, and why show.

Room capacity: 25 seats

Gustavo Beck

Gustavo Beck is a Programmer for Olhar de Cinema – IFF Curitiba, Brazil. He is also a member of the Selection Committee for Cinéma du Réel, France and IndieLisboa, Portugal, and works as a Consultant for Latin America in the International Film Festival Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Visual Effects and 3D Programming

From June, 10 to 12 | 9:00am to 13:00pm
Escola R.evolution (Av. Marechal Floriano, 228)

Taught by teachers of R.evolution School, the workshop will be an introduction to several digital art techniques in both 2D and 3D. The objective of the workshop is to make participants understand the tools used in the entertainment market and to learn some of the more common techniques for animatics, digital retouching, character creation, 3D modeling, and previz.

Room capacity: 12 seats


From design drawing and painting to 3D modeling and sculpture, through a computer R.evolution does everything your imagination is able to create. The Digital Arts School R.evolution counts with the best teachers in the market, who share their knowledge and experiences in the classroom. To put it simply: the revolution comes from within. We do not believe in talent, but in daily evolution.


From June, 12 to 14 | 10:00am to 13:30pm
Shopping Novo Batel (Teatro João Luiz Fiani)

The Editing workshop will discuss different editing proposals, the role of the editor and their relationship with the film’s director from an analysis of methods, processes, references, and languages of films edited by Karen Akerman.

Room capacity: 30 seats

Karen Akerman

Karen Akerman has worked as an editor in over forty films, twice awarded the Grand Prize of Brazilian cinema. Her work has been exhibited and awarded in festivals in Toronto, Rotterdam, San Sebastian, Havana, Cinéma du Réel, Vision du Réel, Indie Lisboa, DocLisboa, Guadalajara, Uppsala, Locarno, Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, Janela in Recife, among others. She has recently edited the feature films ‘Futuro junho’, by Maria Augusta Ramos, ‘O lobo atrás da porta’, by Fernando Coimbra, and ‘Aspirantes’, by Ives Rosenfeld.