Players 2023

3boxmedia International Sales

3boxmedia International Sales is a worldwide documentary film and TV sales agency based in Cologne (Germany).


Amazon Studios is the home for talent, creating and producing original films and television series for a global audience. Original series all premiere exclusively on Amazon Prime Video, which is available in over 200 countries and territories. Recent hit Amazon Original series include the Emmy Award-winning comedies Fleabag and The Marvelous Mrs, as well as the irreverent superhero series The Boys. In film, Amazon Studios produces and acquires original movies for theatrical release and exclusively for Amazon Prime Video. In 2017, Amazon Studios became the first streaming service to win Oscars for Manchester by the Sea and The Salesman


Created in 1951, having celebrated its 70th edition in 2020, Berlinale is one of the most traditional film festivals in the world. It screens yearly around 400 films of all genres, lengths and formats in its various sections, across the spectrum from feature films to documentary forms and artistic experiments. The festival also organizes a market event (EFM), a training program (Talents) as well as other initiatives such as the World Cinema Fund.

Boutique Filmes

Boutique Filmes has three nominations for the International Emmy Awards and was one of the pioneers in Brazil, with the international success “3%”. In 2021, Boutique was responsible for producing Netflix’s first Brazilian true crime “Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime”. In addition, we produce the fiction series “Summer Season” Boutique Filmes has invested in great projects, such as: “Mila no Multiverso”, “Rota 66”, “O Negociodor”, series, in addition to the docuseries “PCC: Poder Secreto”


Canal Brasil is currently responsible for most of the co-productions between TV and cinema in Brazil. The channel has co-produced 365 feature films in the last 10 years. Founded two decades ago, it produces and broadcasts a sort of movies and documentaries, directed by the most influential Brazilian filmmakers, as well as talk shows and fiction series. Diversity and freedom are the pilars of Canal Brasil.


Curta! is an independent cable TV channel from Brazil that focuses on documentaries about culture, arts and humanities. Founded in 2012, the channel is currently distributed on the main brazilian pay-TV operators and reaches an audience made of near 1.5 million frequent viewers. Curta! also operates the VOD platforms Curta! On, Curta! Educação, Porta Curtas and Tamanduá TV.


Futura is a pioneering communication experience for social transformation that, since 1997, has been operating from a model of educational, participatory and inclusive audiovisual production. We enchant, educate, inspire and mobilize people through multimedia content, produced, organized and disseminated in a collaborative way. We believe that the alliance between Education and Communication transforms people and society.


CINEBRASiLTV is a channel dedicated to national independent production. We show the power of Brazilian cultural diversity in audiovisual works from all regions of Brazil.


Compañia de Cine is a distribution company and sales agency based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. We aim at avant-garde, auteur, and artistic cinema. As a reach manager planning the festival’s strategy and as a sales agent Paulina Portela, has attended several International Markets & Film Festival’s such us, Marche Du Film, Cinemart, EFM, IDFA Doc For Sale, Sheffield Documentary Film Festival, Ventana Sur, Guadalajara International Film Market.


Conecta is an international industry meeting that brings together Latin American producers with distributors, exhibitors, sales agents, programmers, broadcasters, festivals, markets and funds, domestic and foreign. Conecta looks to strengthen ties between the documentary communities in Latin America and promote Chile as a window of opportunity for audiovisual production in the continent.

Descoloniza Filmes

Descoloniza Filmes is an independent film distributor and producer operating since 2017, under the direction of Ibirá Machado. We believe that the human experience is not limited to concepts formulated in a single region of the planet, and even less by a single gender, ethnicity and sexual orientation. We consider the decolonization of thought, proposing new reflections and establishing itself as a meeting point for discussions, with themes that contribute to a new way of thinking.

Doc Society

Doc Society is a non-profit founded in 2005, committed to enabling great documentary films and connecting them to audiences globally. We support artist driven films with social purpose and help to create a more connected and sustainable media ecosystem. We bring people together to unleash the transformational power of documentary film. We stand in solidarity with filmmakers and work to unite them with new friends and allies, building new models globally.


Doc:co is a promotion and distribution agency specialized in positioning new directors, their debut feature or second feature films. Doc:co walks them through their theatrical premiers and seeks complementary exhibition routes that are different to traditional ones, gaining more profit for the films and developing new audiences and revolutionizing the view of the classic spectator.


Doclisboa seeks to conceive reality through new cinematographic forms of perception, reflection and action, placing cinema in dialogue with its history, in order to question its current moment. Doclisboa is interested in demanding films in terms of their conceptual and formal repercussions; films that test the artistic and political possibilities of cinema and refuse categorization; films that relate to and mirror the complexity of the world


DocsMX, is since 2006, a non-profit organization, which considers documentary film as a powerful tool for social transformation, a tool to facilitate and visualize everyday reality, a tool with endless possibilities to shift our consciousness, broaden horizons and build community. DocsMX is a documentary film platform comprised of four components: exhibition, creation, training and festivals. 




Elo Company is a film producer and film distributor that operates in Brazil and in the international market in festivals, cinema, television and streaming. Annually produces the ELAS Label, market consultancies for Brazilian feature films directed by women, which in 2021 completes four years with 37 projects and directors attended, all films with distribution by Elo Company.


Encripta is a company specialized in licensing and distribution of audiovisual content for different market segments, mainly digital platforms. We also offer all solutions and services for the distribution of protected digital content from the development of OTT platforms, applications, content processing, including back office management.


FACTO8 is part of the LB Entertainment group, focusing on original factual projects with high production value, based on personalities of great cultural impact, and with access to never-before-seen spaces. The portfolio includes documentaries produced with platforms such as HBO, YT and GloboFilmes: B1, Principal Dancer, Frontlines, and In Praise of Freedom, as well as series like S.O.S Pé na Bunda, YT Creator Spotlight BRA and Neymar Jr.’s Life Outside The Fields, nominated for an I.Emmy.

Filmjoin is an independent and interactive TVOD - Transactional Video On Demand channel, 
with programming of films, series and documentaries.

Firelight Media

Firelight Media is the premier destination for non-fiction cinema by and about communities of color. Firelight Media produces documentary films, supports filmmakers of color, and cultivates audiences for their work.

Fundação CSN

“Histórias que Ficam” is an audiovisual program of CSN Foundation which offers consultancy, promotion of documentaries that address urgent issues for Society, sponsoring the audiovisual production, as well as workshops and networks. In its 4th edition, the subscriptions are open at the website We are looking for unreleased Brazilian documentaries projects, which are in stages of development, such as pre-production, production, and montage.

Globo Filmes

Globo Filmes is the movie industry branch of Grupo Globo, the largest media group in Latin America, and works as a producer and coproducer of Brazilian movies with focus on artistic quality and diverse content that values the national culture. Co-produced Bacurau (Cannes winner), Cidade de Deus (Oscar nominee), Tropa de Elite 2 and Minha Mãe é uma Peça 3 (both the most viewed of all time). Globo Filmes works financing films with Tax Incentive Money and with artistic and media support.

Globo News / Globo Filmes

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.


Globoplay is Brazil’s largest video streaming platform, offering free and exclusive content to subscribers. The service brings together Globo original content and Brazilian independent production companies, renowned international films and series, including exclusive productions available only for online streaming. An all-in-one platform, with the most complete and varied offer of content for the public to access on any device, at any time, wherever they are.


GNT is an important content platform that brings subjects in a light and affective way. We invite people to dialogues that bring us closer, connect and help us evolve, generating more empathy to open conversations and leverage inspiring and transforming stories.


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. Hot Docs is a national, charitable organization dedicated to advancing and celebrating the art of documentary. Our mission is to advance and celebrate the art of documentary, and to showcase the work of and create production opportunities for documentary filmmakers.


The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam offers an independent and inspiring meeting place for audiences and professionals to see a high-quality program which promotes diversity on the form and content of the films as well as to the cultural backgrounds of the filmmakers.
Since 2007, the festival’s New Media program IDFA DocLab explores how the digital revolution is reshaping documentary art. In addition to the festival, IDFA has developed several professional activities, contributing to the development of filmmakers and their films, such as IDFA Forum, Docs for Sale, the IDFA Bertha Fund and the IDFAcademy.

Kino Rebelde

Kino Rebelde is a Sales and Distribution company exclusively dedicated to promotion of non-fiction cinema, hybrid narratives and experimental. Based on the creative distribution of few titles by year, Kino Rebelde established itself as a “boutique agency”, working on a specialized strategy for each film, within its own characteristics, market potential, niches and formal and alternative windows. This company supports long, medium and short length films, from any country, with linear or non-linear narratives. They can be in development or WIP, preferably in the editing stage.

Lira Filmes

The distributor’s line-up includes the feature-length documentary films already released in cinemas “Luana, filho da Lua” by Rian Córdova and Leonardo Menezes, “Abismo Tropical” by Paulo Caldas, “Tempo Ruy” by Adilson Mendes and “O Circo Volta” by Paulo Caldas released at the São Paulo International Film Festival and Rio 21st Festival, “Danças Negras” by Firmino Pitanga and João Nascimento, “Faz Sol Lá Sim” by Claufe Rodrigues, as well as works of fiction.

Maria Farinha Filmes

For more than 10 years, Maria Farinha Films (MFF) has been an industry leader in impact entertainment in Latin America, focused on powerful stories that spark positive social and environmental change. MFF has produced more than 50 films and series that have impacted millions of people worldwide, accelerated the public and private agenda, inspired behavioral change, and become a tool in multiple civic movements.MFF is a certified B Corporation. It is part of the UN’s Global Compact, received the “Creative Impact Award” at SIMA Awards in 2020, and is on the ‘State of Social Impact Entertainment’ map, created by the Skoll Center for SIE at UCLA.

Miradas Doc

MiradasDoc is an International Documentary Film Festival which gives preference to documentary films on social subjects and to those produced or shot in south global countries, as well as to those which deal with subjects such as south-south relations. The festival is structured along three main lines: festival, market and training and each one of those lines includes in turn a series of events related with reality cinema.


Netflix is the world’s leading streaming entertainment service with over 209 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and language.

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 – Market Horizons
3 – Professional Exchanges
4 – (Un) places
5 – Broadcasting and Opportunities

Olhar de Cinema

Olhar Cinema – Curitiba International Festival began its activities in 2012 as an international independent film event that takes place every June in the city of Curitiba.

Olhar Distribuição

Olhar was born from the desire to seek the plurality of experiences, worldviews, to show the diversity that exists in our world.



PROMOVERE is a distribution company based in Brazil. We licensee Brazilian contents as documentaries, fiction, animation in all formats-  long , shorts and series-  for all rights ( mainly TV) and we represent international contents from all over the world.


Founded by Rosalía Ortiz de Zárate and Candela Figueira Pizarro, PUNCTUM SALES is an international sales agency specialized in documentaries with offices in Los Angeles and Buenos Aires. Our goal is to bring the finest in documentary production to the international market. Our passion is to discover films with a unique vision and promising new filmmakers with a powerful point of view. We work closely with directors and producers to design a festival and distribution strategy tailored specifically for their film, making sure that each movie reaches its audience worldwide. Punctum is that emotional impact that completes the artwork.


The RIDM is one of North America’s leading documentary film festivals, presenting each year around a hundred Canadian and international titles.The RIDM seeks first and foremost to promote and reflect on the most stimulating and diverse visions of documentary cinema. From works dealing with hot-button issues to daring creations that renew the language of cinema, our selections are aimed at an annual renewal of our relationship with the world and with the documentary as an art form.


SANFIC Industria is an industry space for the development and promotion of national and ibero-american cinema taking place during Santiago International Film Festival, one of the leading festivals in the region. SANFIC welcomes both film and series projects in-development and also work-in-progress projects. The 12th SANFIC Industria will take place in Santiago in August of 2023.


SescTV is the cultural television channel of Sesc Sao Paulo, a private non-profit organization of national scope in Brazil, aiming at the promotion of cultural and social development. Available 24 hours a day on the Internet and on pay-TV, SescTV produces and exhibits programs, concerts, documentaries and debates in the fields of theater, music, dance, literature, cinema, visual arts, architecture and regional culture, providing to the viewer the appreciation of spectacles of the various artistic genres, access to the critical discussion of these manifestations and the acquisition of knowledge and information about Brazilian culture.

Sheffield Doc/Fest

Sheffield Doc/Fest is an international film and arts festival and marketplace, with a mission to spark imaginations and empower our capacity for change by celebrating, championing and debating documentary film and art as a collective form of engagement.


South by Southwest Film Festival

Featuring provocative dramas, documentaries, comedies, genre standouts and more, the SXSW Film Festival has become known for the high caliber and diversity of films presented, and for its smart, enthusiastic audiences.

SXSW provides the game-changing buzz every filmmaker dreams about for the premiere of their feature film, short, episodic, or XR project.

Sundance Institute

The Sundance Documentary Film Program supports nonfiction filmmakers worldwide in the production of cinematic documentaries on contemporary themes. Established in 2002 with founding support from Open Society Foundations, the Program is a vibrant global resource for independent non-fiction storytelling. Recent projects include Nicole Newnham, Jim LeBrecht’s Crip Camp; Maite Alberdi’s The Mole Agent; Jacqueline Olive’s Always in Season; Julia Reichert, Steven Bognar’s American Factory; Petra Costa’s The Edge of Democracy; Talal Derki’s Of Fathers and Sons; RaMelll Ross’s Hale County This Morning, This Evening; and Bing Lui’s Minding the Gap.

Taturana Mobilização Social

Taturana Mobilização Social is a film distribution institute focused on social impact, established as a non-profit association. It operates in commercial and non-commercial circuits with the purpose of democratizing access to cinema and enhancing it as a tool for impact and social engagement. Founded in 2013, it has created and promoted impact campaigns for over 40 films, such as “Espero tua (re)volta”, “Limiar”, and “Chega de fiu fiu”.

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 emerging filmmakers, and premieres across Times online platforms. The goal of each Op-Doc is to use a creative visual approach to present a truly unique story, character, argument or point of view — and to start a conversation among our global audience.


We have as a concept the proposal an afro brazilian cinema collection presenting in our platform permanent and itinerant productions. A space for conservation, memory and reassurance of the identitary narratives written as film.
Besides that, the diversity of cinema goes throught matters of genre (drama, comedy, terror, documentary…) bringing discussions with the public about politics, history and education as a way to discover identity.

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 as cultural, educational, journalistic, sports, musical, feminine content, live broadcasts, films and cartoons, demonstrating our care on Brazilian family.

Utopia Docs

UTOPIA DOCS is a Europe and Brazil based international sales agent specialized in worldwide distribution and in international coproduction of documentaries.


DocSur offers a space for showcasing Latin American Documentary Films and Projects with the goal of reaching sales agents, creative producers, support funds and international programmers.


Since 1969, Visions du Réel has been presenting audacious and singular works, imbued with past, present or future realities.


Founded in 2010, Vitrine Filmes is one the most important independent distributors in Brazil. We have distributed more than 160 movies, both Local Productions and Foreign titles, conquering millions of people around the country.

When East Meets West

The 2022 edition of WEMW will bring together over 600 producers and decision makers and film
professionals from more than 50 countries, and, in particular, from the East & West spotlight territories: Russia & Ireland, UK, Canada and USA. The programme will include the WEMW Co-production Forum for 20 projects in development, the WEMW Slate Market & EAVE Consultancies for 5 European companies, This is IT – work-in-progress for fiction films and hybrid works, First Cut Lab – workshop for features in editing phase, Last Stop Trieste – work in progress for creative documentaries, and a series of Inspirational Labs to explore new formats & markets.