BrLab 2016

Comissão de Seleção

  • Ana Alice de Moraes

    Ana Alice Morais studied Cinema at the Universidade Federal Fluminense and at the École Supérieure d’Audiovisuel de Toulouse. Since 2003, she has produced several films, film festivals and educational projects. In 2008 she founded 3 Moinhos, a production company focused on the authorial market, whose works have already received more than 70 awards at festivals in Brazil and abroad. She participated in the Rotterdam Lab (2012) and in the Binger Film Lab (2014). Her most recent feature film, Antes o Tempo Não Acabava, was selected to the BrLab in 2012, was produced with the support of Ibermedia and World Cinema funds and premiered at Berlinale’s Panorama section.

  • Davi Pretto

    Davi Pretto's first feature film Castanha premiered in the Forum section at the 64th Berlinale. Since then the film has been selected to compete at several festivals, such as BAFICI (FEISAL Award – Special Mention), Hong Kong, Edinburgh, Las Palmas (Best Actor), Paulinia (Best Sound), Festival do Rio, among others. Until the way is his second feature.

  • Fernanda De Capua

    Fernanda De Capua has degrees in Film and Philosophy from Denison University and a specialization in Latin-American Co-Production from the Diplomado Ibermedia, and has been working in audiovisual production for fifteen years. She has produced the feature films Sonhos de peixe (winner of the Regarde Jeunes Prize in Cannes in 2006), Laura and Casa grande (winner of three awards in Toulouse, 2014), as well as the documentaries Violência S.A. and Se eu demorar uns meses. She works as an independent consultant for screenplays, project development and pitch in meetings such as Bolivia Lab, Cine Posible in Colombia, Estreno Bisonte in Costa Rica, Icuman Lab in Goiânia, among others. She is a partner at production company Vermelho Filmes.

  • Flavia Candida

    Flavia Candida is a curator, filmmaker and producer graduated from UFF/RJ. She started her career as a film programmer in the mid 1990’s at Cine Arte UFF. She collaborates with many festivals, such as Curta Cinema, Festival do Rio and Festival Internacional de Curtas-Metragens de São Paulo. She also coordinates the Festival Brasileiro de Cinema Universitário. Flavia directed the short film O metro quadrado, awarded with the Special Jury Prize at the Festival de Brasília in 2002. She has worked in many short films by awarded directors, and features by Walter Lima Jr. and Bruno Vianna. She has also worked in international productions such as Mika Kaurismäki’s Brasileirinho, o filme and Stephen Daldry’s Trash.

  • Francine Barbosa

    Francine Barbosa is a scriptwriter and educator. She has developed and taught audiovisual workshops at Cine Escola Tela Brasil, Fábricas de Cultura, CulturAção and Programa VAI, providing guidance for the production of more than 70 short films made by children, adolescents and adults. Between 2014 and 2015 she worked as coordinator of the Technical Course in Film Direction – Filmworks, at Academia Internacional de Cinema. She is currently developing audiovisual projects focused on teen and adult audiences, teaching scriptwriting classes and working as reviewer in public grants’ selection processes.

  • Ivan Melo

    Ivan Melo worked as executive producer of the Mostra Internacional de Cinema de São Paulo and as artistic director of Festival de Paulínia. He also worked as Director of Projects at the Paulínia film hub, where he was involved in the production of 40 Brazilian feature films. He worked at independent distributor Cult Filmes – a partnership between distributors Imovision, Pandora and Filmes da Mostra – specialized in the domestic video market, and as international head of Mais Filmes, a company focused on art films for cinema and television markets. He participated in the selection commission of some of the most important funding schemes in the country, such as Petrobras Cultural, BNDES Cultura, SPCINE, PROAC, among others. 

  • Marcio Miranda Perez

    Marcio Miranda Perez is a film editor and short filmmaker, graduated in Film and Video from ECA-USP. He coordinates the Latin American programme at the Festival Internacional de Curtas-Metragens de São Paulo since 2004. He has been part of juries in film festivals in Argentina, Chile and Colombia. His short films were shown in Tiradentes, Janela do Recife, Havana, Santiago, Moscow, Madrid, Santa Maria da Feira, among other festivals. His work as an editor includes short films, such as Ricardo Dias and Thomaz Farkas’ Pixinguinha e a velha guarda do samba, and documentaries such as Bruno Carneiro and Daniel Hanai’s A valsa do pódio, among others.

  • Mauricio Kinoshita

    Mauricio Kinoshita was born in São Paulo and is currently living in Argentina, where he is pursuing a master’s degree in Cultural Management at the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He studied Cinema at FAAP and has a specialization specialization in Psychoanalytic Semiotics from PUC-SP. He has worked on films directed by Héctor Babenco, Tizuka Yamasaki and Guilherme de Almeida Prado, and since 2002 has been producing the Mostra Internacional de Cinema em São Paulo. He also has experience in theatre, publishing companies and documentary short films. His short Hibakusha: herdeiros atômicos no Brasil was awarded at É Tudo Verdade in 2007.
  • Rafael Sampaio

    Rafael Sampaio is a producer, film programmer and curator. He has worked at various cultural institutions, such as Museu da Imagem e do Som de São Paulo, Cine Olido and Cinemateca Brasileira. He is the director of BrLab – a Brazilian project development lab produced by his company Klaxon Cultura Audiovisual, under which he also coordinates the project development labs for fiction and animation series supported by Prodav 04/2013.

  • Sandro Fiorin

    Sandro Fiorin founded FiGa Films in Los Angeles on January 2006, with Cuban-American partner Alex Garcia, to discover and distribute Latin American content in North America, as well as represent it worldwide. Raised in Rio de Janeiro, he went to film school at FAAP in São Paulo and the New School in New York, where he lived and worked for 14 years before relocating to California in 2001. Positions at the Film Forum, Universal and First Look Films are part of his 18-year career in the industry. Fiorin has been invited to be a jury member and conduct panel discussions on the state of alternative distribution in Sundance, Rotterdam, Istanbul, Cannes, Toronto, San Sebastian and the United Nations in Geneva.