DOCSP is the International Documentary Meeting of Sao Paulo, with training&market activities and film exhibitions. A space to foster reflection on new narratives of the documentary and interactive cinema and build bridges with the market.

Speakers and Tutors

  • Alice Riff

    Alice Riff, 1984, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Graduated in Cinema and Social Sciences, works as director and executive producer. Premiered her first feature documentary at Visions du Réel – Regard Neuf Competition. Among her recent films are My body […]

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  • Carlos Nader

    Carlos Nader (Brazil) is a moving image essayist, intertwining different languages that range from classic documentary to visual art. Among his films are “Trovoada”, best short at Videokunstpreis (Germany, 1998), “Screen”, best short at the Havana Festival (Cuba, […]

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  • Carol Misorelli

    Founding partner of Taturana – Social Mobilization with a BA in Business Administration (FEA-USP) and International Relations (PUC-SP) and master in Visual Anthropology (Freie Universitaet Berlin). She has over 15 years experience working with social movements and organizations, […]

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  • Claire Atherton

    Claire Atherton is a film editor born in 1963 in San Francisco. She was attracted very young by taoist philosophy and visual ideograms. In 1986, she started working with Chantal Akerman on Letters Home, which triggered a 30-year […]

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  • Cléber Eduardo

    He’s a master’s degree in Cinema at ECA-USP with research on contemporary Brazilian documentary. Curator of Tiradentes Cinema Festival, since 2007, he’s also professor and researcher at Centro Universitário Senac, where teaches courses of History of Documentary, Practice […]

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  • Fernando Dias

    Journalist and founder of GRIFA FILMES, Fernando is one of the greatest specialists in the international audiovisual market and incentive laws for the Brazilian market. Among his awarded projects, two of his series has been nominated for the […]

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  • Heverton Lima

    Heverton Lima is an Executive Producer at Paideia Filmes. Among his recent projects are My Body is Political (doc, 71’, 2017), Platamama (doc, 80’, 2018); Guigo Offline (fic, 52’, 2017) and the awarded Marina’s Ocean (fic, 14’, 2014). […]

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  • Luana Lobo

    Partner and Head of Hybrid Distribution at Maria Farinha Filmes (MFF), Luana has a master’s degree in Executive Production and Distribution for Film/TV & New media at The New York Film Academy. Among the titles MFF has released are “Way […]

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  • Luis Antonio Silvera

    Produced more than 600 hours shows for international and local broadcasters. Twice nominee for International Emmy Awards. Produced the series “Rouge Brésil” for France Television and TV Globo, the most important international coproduction done in Brazil. Actually is responsible […]

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  • Madelaine Russo

    Madelaine Russo (Canadá) is Industry Programmer of Deal Maker at Hot Docs in Toronto, Canada. Before joining Hot Docs, Madelaine ran the Alternate Realities Market at Sheffield Doc/Fest. She has also worked at short film distributor Ouat Media. She holds a […]

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  • Mariana Oliva

    Mariana Oliva (Brazil) is a director and producer with a master’s degree in documentary from the University of Edinburgh. She coordinated the production and distribution of the Why Poverty (2013) series in Latin America, exhibited in more than […]

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  • Marilia Rocha

    Marilia Rocha directed the films Aboio (2005), Best Film at It’s All True Festival, Acácio (2008), Like Water Through Stone (2009), Best Film at São Paulo Latin America Film Festival and Where I Grow Old (2016), Best Film, […]

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  • Marta Andreu

    Marta Andreu (Spain)  was the academic coordinator of DocMontevideo. She was the academic coordinator of the master’s in creation documentary course at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra from 2001 until 2016. She teaches port-graduate documentary film courses at the […]

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  • Martha Orozco

    Mexican producer with experience in documentary features. Her last productions were : “Allende mi abuelo allende”, winner in Cannes 2015 of L’oeil D’or and “Nueva Venecia”, awarded in Biarritz 2016. Nominated during 3 consecutive years by Academia mexicana […]

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  • Ricardo Cortés

    Head of Commissioning Editors in Señal Colombia. Film and television director from Universidad Nacional de Colombia, with 12 years of professional experience in creating, directing, editing, supervising and evaluating television and interactive projects. For four and a half […]

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  • Sylvia Bednarz

    Sylvia Bednarz (UK). Ahead of joining the Sheffield Doc/Fest team in 2013, Sylvia worked in documentary film and TV production, beginning her career working on the feature documentary The Age of Stupid. She then joined Current TV as […]

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Players

  • ANCINE

    ANCINE, the Brazilian Film Agency, is a financially and administratively independent government agency, operating under the Brazilian Ministry of Culture. It was established in September, 2001 to contribute to the regulation of, support to, and monitoring of the […]

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  • ARTE1

    The Arte1 is the first Brazilian channel with a programming entirely dedicated to art and culture. Dance, classical and brazilian popular music, film, visual arts, literature, theater, opera: It is 24 hours in the air with a specially […]

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  • BOX BRAZIL – Prime Box; Travel Box; Music Box; Fashion Tv Brazil

    A Box Brazil is the largest independent programmer in Brazil and the only multi-channel independent. Our goal is to display high quality Brazilian content and entertainment. There are five channels in its portfolio, four of them for the […]

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  • BRAZILIAN CONTENT

    The Brazilian Content is an audiovisual content export program created by the Brazil Independent Audiovisual (BRAVI) in partnership with Apex-Brasil and Ministry of Culture. It has been promoting the independent audiovisual production abroad, enabling partnerships between Brazilian and […]

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  • CANAL BRASIL

    The Canal Brasil focuses on Brazilian cinema, music, drama, humor and culture. The channel features films, documentaries, interviews, concerts, jam sessions, series and programs, all with full domestic content. Films occupy approximately 75% of the channel’s schedule. Since […]

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  • CANAL CURTA!

    Curta is a channel that is entirely dedicated to the arts, philosophy and society and boasts a subscriber base of 11 million. The channel is commited to broadcast at least 12 hours daily of brazilian independent productions and […]

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  • CANAL FUTURA

    A communication project aimed at social transformation, focused on education and operating in the public interest. Conceived and constructed by partners from private enterprise and the third sector. Working with civil society networks, communities, institutions, universities and funding partners. 24 […]

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  • CINEBRASiLTV

    CINEBRASiLTV brings to the general public a refined cinematographic language. It is the author’s eye that leads the critical viewer to reflect on Brazilian cultural transformations. Investigative documentaries, which bring to the viewer what the mainstream media has […]

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  • Cinema do Brasil

    Cinema do Brasil aims to reinforce and expand the participation of Brazilian audiovisual productions in the international market, to encourage the development of co-productions and the distribution of Brazilian films abroad. It is an export program implemented in 2006 […]

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  • DocMontevideo

    DocMontevideo is the documentary meeting of Latin American broadcasters. It is an event that develops more than 10 activities in the areas of Training, Market, Networking and Exhibition focused on the Latin American documentary production. Audiovisual professionals, representatives […]

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  • ELO COMPANY

    ELO COMPANY is the main sales agent in Brazil, having distributed more than 300 national titles in Brazil and in the world since 2005. It is the distributor responsible for the strategy and sale to more than 100 […]

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  • ENCRIPTA S/A

    Encripta is a Brazilian company providing (i) digital content aggregation services; (ii) digital content processing services; (iii) digital content licensing/distribution services and (iv) OTT digital platform development (technology).

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  • FÊNIX DISTRIBUIDORA DE FILMES

    Fênix Distribuidora de Filmes is a Brazilian distributor of independent films, focusing on the best arthouse films. Since 2011, Fênix brings to Brazil films that enchanted the world in major international festivals, as well as feature films that […]

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  • GLOBO FILMES

    Globo Filmes has participated in more than 200 films since 1998, taking the public to see the best of Brazilian cinema. With a mission to contribute to the strengthening of the national audiovisual industry, its filmography includes various […]

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  • GLOBONEWS

    GLOBONEWS is a 24 hours news channel belonging to GRUPO GLOBO, the major Brazilian Network. It is dedicated to hard news, programmes and one hour documentary slot per week. It’s leader in audience among Brazilian news channels.

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  • HBO LATIN AMERICA

    HBO Latin America is the premium television network leader in the region, recognized for the quality and diversity of its original programming, films and documentaries. The content is transmitted in more than 40 countries of Latin America and […]

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  • Hot Docs

    Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival, offers an outstanding selection of over 200 films from Canada and around the world to Toronto audiences of more than 200,000. Hot Docs also has documentary market, with programs such as […]

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  • LIFETIME
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  • ORIGINA AGENCY

    Origina Agency is a company that focuses on representation of scriptwriters, directors and production companies inside audiovisual Market. Our goal is to conect content creators with media companies and investors, contributing on the production of audiovisual projects to […]

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  • PANDORA FILMES

    Pandora Filmes is an independent distribution company active in Brasil since 1989. It was responsible for revealing new names once unknown to the Brazilian audiences, such as Wong Kar-Wai, Atom Egoyan and Agnés Jaoui. Its late international releases […]

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  • PROMOVERE

    PROMOVERE is a Boutique Distributor based in Brazil, operating in Distribution and Licensee of Brazilian contents(features, shorts,docs and series ) and Acquisition of international contents (features,animation series and docs, ready to be negotiated for TV in Brazil) CEO […]

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  • SEÑAL COLOMBIA

    Señal Colombia is a national public, educational and cultural television network that tells the story of the country and the world through a visual narrative; it is also a space for creation. Its programs see the past with new eyes […]

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  • SESCTV

    SescTV is the cultural channel of Sesc, the Social Service of Commerce, a brazilian institution founded in 1946 by the companies in the segment of commerce and services. The aim of Sesc is to promote social development through […]

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  • Sheffield Doc/Fest

    Sheffield Doc/Fest is the UK’s premier documentary festival, celebrating the art and business of documentary and all non-fiction storytelling. The Festival comprises: – Film programme of the very best in international documentary screenings; – Alternate Realities for innovation in interactive […]

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  • SOFA DIGITAL

    SOFA is a digital movie distributor, acting as iTunes preferred aggregator for Latin America, Google Play/Youtube, NOW, Vivo and Netflix aggregator, for transactional and subscription models and also Encoding House for those platforms. We distribute local and international […]

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  • Spcine

    Spcine is an initiative of the São Paulo City Hall, through the City Cultural Department, in partnership with ANCINE, the national film authority. The office hosts the São Paulo Film Commission, runs incentive programs and support policies, reaching […]

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  • Synapse Produções LTDA

    Synapse is a leading independent distribution company servicing Free TV, Pay TV, OTTs, Inflight and institutional markets. Synapse has been placing top quality shows from Brazilian producers and international distributors since 1991. Synapse works with the major public […]

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  • VEWD

    Vewd brings you all the leading entertainment from around the world, connecting consumers everywhere, to the content they love. Nearly 1500 great apps have been enabled by Vewd. From YouTube, HBO, BBC, Hulu, Amazon to local youtubers, broadcasters […]

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  • VITRINE FILMES

    Vitrine Filmes is a company dedicated to the distribution of independent films, investing, therefor in the growth and enhancement of alternative cinema. It has released over 100 feature titles that includes the Academy Awards Nominee’s for Best Foreign […]

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