LAB Photo

Pitch training for the international market.

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British Council

An opportunity to enter into the creative world of DP and directo Heloisa Passos to reflect on the construction of images in the cinema.



Heloisa Passos (Brazil) is a photography director, producer and filmmaker. As DP, she has made several feature films, including “Viajo porque preciso, volto porque te amo”, “Cinco vezes Chico: o velho e sua gente”, “Mulher do pai”, “Como esquecer” or “Manda bala” ”; receiving awards as cinematographer in festivals like Rio (2009 and 2016), Gramado (2002 and 2008), Sundance (2007), Rainbow (2011) among others. She is a member of the United States Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. “Construindo pontes”, her first feature film as a filmmaker had his international debut at IDFA (2017) and won the CAMIRA Critics Award at the VIII Margins Festival and the Cora Coralina Grand Prix for best film at XX FICA.


NOVEMBER 5 | Master class: Heloisa Passos, ABC.

2:30 pm to 6:00 pm | Location: Theater, Unibes Cultural (*)

The portrayed and the portraiture, the memory and the invented memory, the fact and the emotion. There are many possible meetings and one of them is Cinema. Making image is above all looking at each other and finding out a little about us.

(*) This activity is part of the DOCSP Seminars.



10:00 to 13:30 and 14:30 to 18:00 | Location: Class 1, Unibes Cultural (**)

Passing films of his own as (Construindo ponetes, 2017) and others like Flávia Castro (Deslembro, 2018), Cristiane Oliveira (Mulher do pai, 2016), Marcelo Gomes and Karim Aïnouz (Viajo porque preciso, volto porque te amo, 2009). Heloisa Passos will go through the cinematic challenges of each movie.

(**) This activity is exclusive for Photography Lab participants


Unibes Cultural, rua Oscar Freire 2500, SP


Registration on the sympla platform. Cost R $ 380-. The ticket offers access to DOCSP Seminars 4, 5 and 6 NOV. If you already have a Seminar pass, please request your discount code to

Number of vacancies: 30

Registrations here.