• Encontro de Coprodução - Colômbia & Brasil| Foto: Filipe Redondo

  • Conferência de Indústria - Madelaine Russo (HOT DOC) | Foto: Filipe Redondo

  • Conferência de Indústria - Luis Antonio Silveira (BRAVI) e Ricardo Cortes (Señal Colombia) | Foto : Filipe Redondo

  • Doc Lab - Marta Andreu| Foto : Filipe Redondo

  • Lab de Impacto Spcine - Martha Orozco | Foto: Filipe Redondo

  • Lab de Impacto Spcine Lab | Foto: Filipe Redondo

  • Doc Lab - Marília Rocha | Foto: Filipe Redondo

  • Conferência de Indústria: Produção de Impacto - Spcine | Martha Orozco (MX), Luana Lobo (Maria Farinha Filmes) e Renato Nery (Spcine) | Foto : Filipe Redondo

  • Mostra DOCSP - Filme "Meu Corpo é Político" de Alice Riff | Foto: Filipe Redondo

  • Mostra DOCSP - Filme "Meu Corpo é Político" de Alice Riff | Foto: Filipe Redondo

  • Premiação Pitching Lab - projeto ganhador "Carta Aberta" de Eliza Capai | Sheffield Doc/Fest - British Council e DOCSP| Foto: Filipe Redondo

  • Pitching - Sheffield Doc /Fest - British Council | Foto: Filipe Redondo

  • Premiação DOCSP | Foto: Filipe Redondo

  • Prêmios DOCSP - Mauricio Ramos(Spcine) | Foto: Filipe Redondo

  • Seminário DOCSP | Público | Foto : Filipe Redondo

  • Rough Cut Lab | Foto: Filipe Redondo

  • Rough Cut Lab - Claire Atherton | Foto: Filipe Redondo

  • Rodadas de Negócios | Foto : Filipe Redondo

  • Rodadas de Negócios | Foto: Filipe Redondo

  • Seminário DOCSP - Marta Andreu| Foto: Filipe Redondo

  • Seminário DOCSP - Claire Atherton | Foto: Filipe Redondo

  • Seminário DOCSP - Carlos Nader e Cleber Eduardo | Foto: Filipe Redondo

  • Exposição Realidades Alternadas | Foto: Filipe Redondo

  • Exposição Realidades Alternadas | Foto: Filipe Redondo

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.

Open calls

Co-production Meetings

Market activities for foreign projects

Deadline: 23rd September

Speakers and Tutors

  • Alice Lanari

    Alice Lanari was born in Rio de Janeiro. Holder of a Master’s Degree in Image and Sound at Universidade de Brasília. She is a partner at Gaivota Studio since 2013 where she has directed the short documentary “Escuta, […]

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  • André Saddy

    Partner Director of Communication and Content at Canal Brasil. Partner in the company Motirõ, associated with the Grupo Cinespaço who owns 39 theaters rooms, two of which are IMAX. From 1995-1999 worked in LC Barreto production company, having […]

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  • Andrés Di Tella

    Andrés Di Tella (Argentina) directed Montoneros, una historia (1995), Macedonio Fernández (1995), Prohibido (1997), La televisión y yo (2002), Fotografías (2007), El país del Diablo (2008) Hachazos (2011), ¡Volveremos a las montañas! (2012), Máquina de sueños (2013), El […]

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  • Andrew Blackwell

    Supervising editor of The New York Times Op-Docs. Previously, documentary editor and nonfiction author.

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  • Barbara Sturm

    Has a degree in cinema and has participated in the international distribution program’s CICAE Training and Berlinale Talent Campus, and is postgraduate in social networks and digital mobilization. Worked at Pandora Filmes where released 34 films, among them […]

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  • Camila Lamha

    Journalist, scriptwriter and master in Culture and Communication at ECO – UFRJ. She worked at TV Brasil and for the Secretary of Culture of the State of Rio de Janeiro. She currently works as curator of Canal Curta […]

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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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  • Cristiano Burlan

    Cristiano Burlan was born in Porto Alegre- Brazil. He is a director of film and  plays. His biofilmography has more than 20 films. His documentary “Mataram meu irmão” (2013)  won the best documentary film of It’s All True […]

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  • David Baute

    Since 2007, he coordinates MiradasDoc Documentary Film Market, within MiradasDoc International Film Festival. FILMOGRAPHY “Milagro” (2018), observational documentary film that dives deep in the story of a family with different capabilities. Premier: “Ella(s)”(2010),  a documentary film premiered in 2010, where […]

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  • Dorota Lech

    Dorota Lech is a Programming Associate and Documentary Conference Programmer at the Toronto International Film Festival, where she scouts international documentaries. Dorota also works at Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival, where she produces The Hot Docs […]

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  • Karen Akerman

    As an editor, she has collaborated on more than 50 films. Recently, she edited The Trial, by Maria Augusta Ramos. Her work as a director has been widely recognized, with more than 30 awards. She acted as a […]

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  • Laura Páez Castaño

    Head of Industry of the International Film Festival of Cartagena de Indias, FICCI. In 2018, She assumed the position of Head of PUERTO FICCI. Has served as communications manager, project director and distribution director of Laboratorios Black Velvet; […]

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  • Laura Páez Castaño

    Head of Industry of the International Film Festival of Cartagena de Indias, FICCI. In 2018, She assumed the position of Head of PUERTO FICCI. Has served as communications manager, project director and distribution director of Laboratorios Black Velvet; […]

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  • Lech Kowalski

    Lech Kowalski is a British film director of Polish descent. His most notable film is the documentary, D.O.A., subtitled A Rite of Passage, which chronicled the burgeoning UK punk scene at the tail-end of the 1970s, and included footage […]

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  • Leila Bourodukan

    Journalist and cultural producer with more than twenty years in cinema and the creative industries. Worked in cultural projects at the Espaço Itaú de Cinema and at Espaço Filmes distribution company where was responsible for production and film […]

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  • Manon Euler

    Manon Euler is the Marketplace & Talent Coordinator for Sheffield Doc/Fest. Year-round, Manon works on the Marketplace & Talent programme including the preparation and match-making for the MeetMarket & Alternate Realities Market, the Sales & Distribution Summit, marketplace sessions and the […]

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  • Marco Catolano

    Marco Cartolano (Argentina) is a producer and impact and engagement strategy expert. He is the co-founder of Clementina Films, a production company focused on issue-driven documentaries based in Bogotá. After co-producing 9.70 and lead the impact campaign of […]

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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 García

    Programmer in La Semana del Documental – DocMontevideo and editor in LaTam cinema. She also works as cultural manager in projects related to cinema and local development. She was involved as programmer in spaces such as Festival de […]

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  • Martín Papich

    Director of the National Direction of Cinema and Audiovisual (ICAU). Cultural and Audiovisual Manager, has been producer and executive producer of coproductions of MVD Socio Audiovisual Program, director of Montevideo Location Office and Teve Ciudad, the Departamental Public […]

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  • Natasha Neri

    Natasha Neri is a journalist, with masters in Anthropology, and researcher in the field of Criminal Justice and Human Rights. She has been studying the theme of Police Killings for over a decade and is the co-author of […]

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  • Pedro Asbeg

    Pedro Asbeg is a documentary filmmaker with a degree at the University of Westminster. Since 1997 he has directed more than 10 short films and, in 2011, his first documentary feature film opened at the Rio Film Festival. […]

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  • Rodolfo Castillo-Morales

    Mexican filmmaker and programmer. Has participated on several short and feature documentary films as writer, producer, director, cinematographer and editor. He is in postproduction of his second feature documentary “Speedy”, participating on industry programs as IDFA and DocsBarcelona […]

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Players 2018

  • Agência Dito

    Dito Agência de Cinema brings together experiences of three professionals in a company dedicated exclusively to Cinema. We mainly offer a consultancy for releasing films in Brazilian theaters (Brazilian and international titles). But we also create special projects, […]

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  • Arco Audiovisual

    Distribuidora Arco Audiovisual was born to contribute to the diffusion of independent Brazilian audiovisual works, mainly in the Northeast, North and Central West, with the artistic, social and communicational potential of the works as “cut-off points”. And, our […]

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  • ARTE1

    Arte 1 offers 24 hours of content totally devoted to art. We have four weekly productions: Arte1 em Movimento, Estilo Arte1, Arte 1 Comtexto and Magazine com The New York Times. The channel also invests in documentary series […]

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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

    Launched in 1998, Canal Brasil is a pay tv channel, member of Globosat Group, devoted to enhance and divulge Brazilian artistic expressions through its Cinema and independent production. Conceived as a channel with a Brazilian soul and developed […]

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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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  • Cesnik, Quintino & Salinas

    With offices in São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasília and Los Angeles, Cesnik, Quintino and Salinas Advogados have outstanding expertise in Legal Advice aimed at planning, structuring and enabling business in areas of Culture, Media, Entertainment, Innovation, Technology, […]

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  • CINEBRASiLTV

    CINEBRASiLTV brings to the general public a refined cinematographic language. The author’s view, aware of the force of the image, is who leads the critical viewer to reflect about Brazilian cultural transformations. Unique and original, our programming reports […]

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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

    Main sales agent in Brazil, with a catalogue 100% Brazilian with series and features. Responsible for the strategy and the sale of more than 100 territories of the film THE BOY AND THE WORLD, nominated for the Oscar […]

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  • ENCRIPTA S/A

    Encripta is a digital content distributor, service provider and technology enabler. The main focus is to offer innovative IT solutions to companies and its end-consumers. It was established in 2011 to become the leading provider of Video On […]

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  • Festival de Cine MiradasDoc

    International Documentary Film Festival, MiradasDoc, has among its main objectives the dissemination and promotion of documentaries on social issues produced anywhere in the world, with the idea that factual film offers a direct way of understanding, observing and […]

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  • FICG

    FICG Industry is one of the main market places of cinema for its Iberoamerican cinematography industry. It represents an ideal annual place to meet professionals, from production company, directors to distribution and TV channels. It is complemented by […]

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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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  • Hot Docs

    Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival is North America’s largest documentary festival, conference and market. Each year, the Festival presents a selection of approximately 200 cutting-edge documentaries from Canada and around the globe. Our mission is to advance […]

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  • ICAU

    The Uruguay’s Film and Audiovisual Institute (ICAU), in coordination with other State bodies, is the public institution in charge of designing national policies in the audiovisual sector in Uruguay. Since its foundation in 2008 it has designed its […]

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  • Lira Filmes

    Lira Filmes is a new distributor, focused on the distribution of audiovisual works of independent production that seeks to establish a partnership relationship with the directors in search of the best diffusion solution for each work. Formed by […]

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  • Netflix

    Netflix is the world’s leading internet entertainment service with over 117 million members worldwide enjoying 140 million hours of content per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Netflix is the world’s leading internet entertainment service with […]

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  • Nordeste Lab

    NordesteLAB is an articulation platform that aims to stimulate the development of the audiovisual sector in the Northeast, North and Central West regions of Brazil. Our activities are planned around 5 main lines: 1 – Emerging Connections 2 […]

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  • O2 Play

    O2 Play, the distribution hub of O2 Filmes group (production company of Fernando Meirelles the director of the Academy Award nominees City of God). O2 Play provides a full distribution service that includes theatrical releases, national and international […]

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  • Olhar Distribuição

    Olhar Distribuição was founded in partnership with the Olhar de Cinema – International Film Festival of Curitiba in consonance with its purpose of looking for films that dialogue with contemporaneity. Our aim is to respect the universe of […]

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  • PANDORA FILMES

    Pandora 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 and Atom Egoyan. Due to the great receptivity of the […]

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  • Preciosa Media

    Preciosa Media is focused in making alliances between the Documentary and Animation Latino producers – channels and the rest of the world; and do the same for no-latino producers and channels: to introduce them to the Latino Audiovisual […]

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  • PROMOVERE

    PROMOVERE is a noutique distributor based in Brazil, operating in distribution and licensee of brazilian contents (features, shorts,documentaries and series ) for all rights ( Free Tv and international Airlines ) and acquisition of international contents (features, animation […]

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  • Puerto FICCI

    Puerto FICCI is our forum created for people of the film and audiovisual Industries; where they can get together and exchange views and experiences. Is the place where project development strategies, academic training, distribution and exhibitions of content […]

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  • SESCTV

    International Documentary Film Festival, MiradasDoc, has among its main objectives the dissemination and promotion of documentaries on social issues produced anywhere in the world, with the idea that factual film offers a direct way of understanding, observing and […]

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  • Sheffield Doc/Fest

    Sheffield Doc/Fest is a world leading festival celebrating the art and business of documentary and non-fiction storytelling across all forms. Each year the festival welcomes over 25,000 festival goers, including around 3,500 industry delegates from 55 countries. Doc/Fest […]

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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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  • Taturana

    Taturana is an impact distributor that takes documentaries of social, political and environmental issues to the alternative circuit of film clubs, cultural and community centers, schools and universities, organizing sessions followed by debates, deepening their penetration in society. […]

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  • Tënk Latino

    Tënk is a video streaming platform for independent documentaries created in France and currently developping it’s latinamerican version. Its aim is to champion the genre, keep it alive and ensure that documentary films continue to be both seen […]

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  • The New York Times Op-Docs

    The New York Times Op-Docs is the world’s premiere short documentary series, having published more than 250 short, interactive and virtual reality documentaries by independent filmmakers. Each film is produced with wide creative latitude by both renowned and […]

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  • TV Aparecida

    Accordind to ANATEL, with more than 10 years of history TV APARECIDA stands out among the 14 largest television networks in nationalwide. Our programming is based on faith in religious content and offers a diverse kind of programs […]

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  • Videocamp

    Videocamp is a platform that gathers social impact films, making them available for free public screenings – all it takes is to bring together five (or more) people. And what do we understand by ‘social impact films’? Those […]

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