Documentarist, researcher and audiovisual producer. Directed the Series SOPRO (2020) and the films: Pastor Cláudio (2019); An Illustrious Family (2015); Xingu Cariri Caruaru Carioca (2015); Angeli 24h (2010); Invisible Cities (2009); Coutinho.doc – Apto 608 (2008); Memory for daily use (2007); Popular Nobility (2003); Walter.doc - Time is always present (2000); Child's Life (1998); Points of View (1995).
Film critic and researcher. Author of books about filmmakers Walter Lima Jr., Eduardo Coutinho, Jorge Bodanzky and Vladimir Carvalho, among others. He was cinema coordinator at CCBB-Rio and president of the Associação dos Críticos de Cinema-RJ. He created the DocBlog (extinct) in O Globo, was editor of Filme Cultura magazine and co-editor of Cinemais magazine. He was co-curator of the Ocupação Eduardo Coutinho (Itaú Cultural and IMS) and of the Virtual Na Real Seminar. He writes on the blog carmattos and on the portal Carta Maior.
A graduate from Media and Communication Studies and Theatre & Film Studies, Vienna University she is a documentary director, instructor, curator, and researcher. With “contra” she was involved in campaigns on topics like disability, irregular migrants, violence. The documentaries and campaigns she collaborated with were shown in many countries and TV channels. Her articles have been published in various journals and publications. Currently she is director of BIFED-Bozcaada International Festival for Ecological Documentary.
Director of the Ecozine festival (Zaragoza, Spain) since its foundation in 2008, member of the Green Film Network, producer and executive producer of the films “Sucumbíos, tierra sin mal” (2009) , by Arturo Hortas; “Una mujer sin Sombra” (2012) and “Buñuel, a surrealist filmmaker” (2021), by Javier Espada; “Nuclear Requiem” (2015) by Sonia Llera; "Epilogue por la muerte del fauno" (2017) and "Ofra y Khalil" (2019) by Alberto Andrés Lacasta. Coordinator of the international film festival "22 x Don Luis" in Calanda (Teruel), (2011-2015), Pedro has participated as a jury and programmer at international film festivals in France, Italy, Austria, Portugal, Mexico, Brazil, Croatia, Serbia and Costa Rica Since 2020 he has been part of the digital platform “Aragonarte”, directed by Sonia Llera.
With more than 30 years of experience in public administration, Vera was director of the National Cinema Agency - ANCINE, State Secretary for Audiovisual Development and director of the Brazilian Cinema Foundation. At Ancine, one of her important legacies was the creation of the Cinema and Audiovisual Observatory – OCA. She is the author of the book “Desvendando a Ancine”(Revealing Ancine) and has been working since 2015 as a consultant, teacher and expert speaker on audiovisual regulation.
Environmental activist, photographer and filmmaker, with a focus on climate change and the oceans, Bárbara spent more than seven consecutive years sailing, passing through more than 80 countries, an experience that resulted in the book Seven Years on Seven Seas (2019, Seoman). She has worked in partnership with organizations such as Greenpeace, Sea Shepherd, Amazon Watch, ILO and Avaaz. Co-founder of the League of Women For the Ocean Movement, she received a special award from National Geographic for the series "For Men and Nature" exhibited at the Jardin des Plantes in Paris (2011). In the same year, the series was shown in Cannes, during the Film Festival, and in Monaco.
Graduated in Literature, post-graduated in Philosophy and in Children's and Youth Literature, with a Master in Memory and Collections. For more than 30 years Clarice has been teaching Portuguese in public schools in Rio de Janeiro, often acting as a Reading Room teacher, she produced with her students shorts and animation shorts exhibited at Festivals as Kino, Anima Mundi, Mostra Venâncio, Pequeno Cineasta, Curta in the Tree among others. Currently, as a guest, she teaches Digital Literature in the post-graduation course of Children and Youth Literature at Cândido Mendes University.
PHD in Design - Area of Research - Design: Communication, Culture & Arts. Coordinator of the Research Animators from Brazil - Intangible Memory of Brazilian Culture. Founder partner of the Brazilian Association of Animation Cinema in 2006. Member of the Scientific Commission at CONFIA - Conference on Illustration and Animation International - Portugal. Member of the Organization Commission at SEANIMA - Brazilian Seminar of Animation Studies - Brazil. Professor at the Arts & Design Department at Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Rio de Janeiro. Coordinator of the Digital Arts & Animation Nucleus - N.A.D.A. PUC- RIO.
Passionate about fun and innovative narratives, Luciana Druzina, CEO of Druzina Content, has been working for more than 20 years in audiovisual production, in series, films, documentaries and electronic games shown in more than 50 territories around the world on the most diverse platforms and channels like Nickelodeon, Youku, Prime Video, Netflix and many others. She works as a producer, executive producer, showrunner, game designer and has been a judge and curator of more than 50 film festivals and shows. Due to her expertise in the field of animation, she was invited to be part of the judging committee of the International Emmy® Awards.
Biologist, Professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) connected to the Institute of Biodiversity and Sustainability. He directs scientific research in the Graduate Program in Environmental Sciences and Conservation (PPG CiAC) and in the Professional Post-Graduate Program in Environment, Society and Development (PPG-ProASD), both at UFRJ in Macaé. Rafael has produced short films with his students at UFRJ/Macaé Campus, on characters and varied environmental issues of that region, in the north of Rio de Janeiro State.