International Film Competition

Andrea Tonacci

Born in Roma, Italy. In 1953 he went to São Paulo, where lives until these days. He is a director producer, writer and director of photography. In 1970, he directed the classic feature film Bang Bang. He was the first one to use portable video equipments in Brazil and, between 1977 and 1984, he made a wide research about American Indian’s Culture. Also, he is a film language researcher and currently he is the Extrema Company’s director.

Eloísa Solaas

Graduated in Image and Sound Designer from Buenos Aires University, Eloisa Solaas has taken part in several films as a writer and assistant director. Since 2011 she is a member of the BAFICI’s artistic crew and, since 2007, a member of the committee selection and programmer. Also, she is a professor in several Colleges in Buenos Aires.

José Luis Torres Leiva

A Chilean diretor, José Luis Torres Leiva make importante short and independente films such as Ningún Lugar in Ninguna Parte (2004), Obrieras Salienda de la Fábrica (2005), Trance (2009), among others that have been screened in several international film festivals. El Cielo, la Tierra y La Lluvia, his first feature film the premiered in Rotterdam Film Festival in 2008, won the FICPRESCI Award. His second feature film, Verano, premiered on the section Orizzonti of the Venice Film Festival.

Brazilian Film Competition

Fernando Severo

He graduated in social communication – advertising from UFPR and post graduated in communication and culture from UTFPR. He won more than 60 awards as a short, medium length and feature film director, scriptwriter and editor, becoming one of the most important directors from Paraná State. Also, he is a cinema professor at FAP and PUCPR. Since 2011 he is the image and Sound Museum1s director in Paraná State.

Leonardo Cata Preta

Leonardo Cata Preta is 36 years old. He is na independente filmmaker, animator, ilustrator, designer and artist. O Céu no Andar de Baixo, his latest work as a diretor was screened in several international and Brazilian film festivals and won more than 30 awards in justo ne year. Currently he is producing his first fiction film, Até que Não Haja Mais Lugar, and also he is and art director in the first animated feature film from Minas Gerais State, Nimuendaju.

Lisa Chamie

Graduated and máster degree in music and philosophy from New York University. She worked during 10 years at the cinema department of the New York University. Her second feature film, A Via Láctea, world premiered in the Semaine International de la Critique in Cannes and screened in several film festivals. Also, she was a cinema professor at UFSCar and FAP.

Novo Olhar (Section New Views)

Adriano Del Duca

He graduated in sociology from UNESP and studies cinema at FAP. He was a researcher for a documentary film about cane cutters and agribusiness, coordinator of a documentary film workshop and cultural workshops of the São Paulo State and a Jr. committee selection’s member of the Festival do Minuto. He directed the short film Digito Ergo Sum that participated of the festival Claro Curtíssimo and produced the video at Tranquilidade na Clareira do Caos, directed by Hannah Diaz and Marcela Goellner.

Lucas Murari

He studies cinema at FAP and Works as a film academic researcher, about film and vídeo at Espaço de Arte. He wrote film reviews for the newspaper Ex-pressões, from Londrina, and for the website Currently, he teaches documentary film theory and language cinema history, new media and image pedagogy for children.

Tomás Von der Osten

He studies cinema at FAP. He directed short films Vó Maria (2011), Miragem (2011) and Nem a Mim, Nem a Ti (2012) and wrote the screenplay Lá For a Está Tudo Calmo, a winner project of screenwriting competition of MinC/SAV. He was an editor of the films Intervalo (2010), Mimese (2010), Meio-Dia, Isabela (2011) and Coloridos (2011).

RPCTV Award (Mirada Paranaense)

Carlyle Ávila

Graduated in journalism from PUCRJ, he has master’s degrees in journalism from Navarra University (Spain), in strategic direction from Positivo University and in film and television business from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. He was a manager of production and journalism and currently he is the director of programming at the TV channel RPCTV.

Marcos Souza

Graduated in publicity and advertising, he studied screenplay at Instituto de Estudos de Televisão-RJ and International Film Academy of São Paulo. He started his professional career around 7 years ago. He worked in some film production companies and currently is a writer and assistant director of the TV serie Casos e Causos at the TV channel RPCTV.

Marcus Werneck

Graduated in Journalism from UniverCidade-RJ, he has a master’s degree in film and television business from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. He was a coordinator at the TV channel GNT, an events coordinator of the reality show Big Brother Brazil and currently he is a production manager and film director at the TV Channel RPCTV, where he has already directed more than 40 short films.



Tecnologies and Workflows of Digital Cinema Production with Super 35mm Digital HD and 4K Cameras

A generaw view of Technologies and products for the production of digital cinema captured by using super 35mm sensors.

The Film and Its Audience

Why aren’t independent films able to achieve a suitable distribution? What is the vision of film audiences in Brazil? What are the strategies to release a film that is by the wayside of the dominant aesthetic sense?

Director, Languages and Alternative Ways of Production

With the arrival of digital technology and cheaper production, alternative ways of filmmaking have become common. But what are these days of working? Is it possible to identify, catalog and categorize them?

Distribution and Sale of Short and Feature Films

One of the major gap in national cinema production chain is distribution. Among the more than 160 feature films made every year in Brazil, one quarter of them comes to movie theaters, and out of these, few surpass the barrier of 100.000 spectators. What are the ways for international distribution?

Decentralization Policies for the Audiovisual Production

Given the continental size of Brazil and the concentration of financial resources, professional workforce and theaters in specific areas, the Federal Government is trying to decentralize the country’s public resources in order to allow the cultural production in different states and cities.


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