Academia de Filmes

For the last 24 years, Academia de Filmes has been producing audiovisual content and entertainment in the form of feature films, short films, documentaries for cinema and TV, series, video clips, multimedia projects, virtual reality and branded content.

Main Activities: Post Production, Production,

Content Genres: Docs & Factual, Drama,

Content Broadcasted In: Discovery Network (Latin America), NBC Universal, Globo, TV Brasil, TV Cultura, Band

Paulo Roberto Schmidt

paulo@academiadefilmes.com.br

+55 (11) 9 8197-5081

Maria Clara Fernandes

maria.clara@academiadefilmes.com.br

Thaís Barcelos

Thais.Barcelos@academiadefilmes.com.br

Priscila Azevedo

Clandestine Childhood

Drama /

Project status: Completed

Looking for:Broadcaster / Distribution /

Synopsis: Juan lives in clandestinity. Just like his mom, his dad and his Uncle Beto, outside his home he has another name. At school, he is known as Ernesto. He meets Maria, who only has one name. Based on a true story, set in the Argentina of 1979, this film is “one about love”. The film represented Argentina at the 2013 Oscar

To be completed in: 2012

My Time Is Now

Drama /

Project status: Completed

Looking for:Broadcaster /

Synopsis: This is the story of two youngsters and the strength of a friendship that can change the destiny of one of them. Brazilian musician Marcelo D2 was a result of a dream that was not his own, but of a guy known as Skunk. Skunk sees in Marcelo the opportunity to make his dream come true.

To be completed in: 2017

River of Mud

Docs & Factual /

Format: 9’34”, Color, stereo, Virtual Reality

Project status: Completed

Looking for:Broadcaster / Distribution /

Synopsis: First Brazilian documentary in virtual reality, the documentary short film depicts the survivors of the breaking of the dam of Samarco in Mariana (MG), in November 2015, with gentleness and melancholy. The work focuses on what was left of Bento Rodrigues village, and on the memories of the inhabitants against the devastated landscape. UN award winner: Sustainable Development Goals in virtual real

To be completed in: 2016

Elis

Drama /

Format: 1h 55m

Project status: Completed

Synopsis: The movie tells the story of Elis Regina since her arrival at Rio de Janeiro, at the age of 19, till her tragic early death. A young woman of humble origins, she becomes one of the greatest artists of Brazilian music and is considered the greatest singer of Brazil ever. With Andréia Horta, Gustavo Machado, Caco Ciocler, Julio Andrade and Cesar Trancoso.

To be completed in: 2016