Competitiva Brasileira e Internacional | Longa
Nanako Tsukidate was born in Japan, but is currently based in Paris. She is a film programmer and film critic. She has a PHD about Philippe Garrel’s movie in Nouvelle Sorbonne Paris III under the supervision of Nicole Brenez. She was the programmer of the European Cinema section of Hiroshima International Film Festival from 2015 to 2018, and part of the short film committee at Cannes’ Critics’ Week from 2019 to 2021. She is currently a consultant of Giornate degli Autori in Venice and a member of the short film committee at Riga International Film Festival. Tsukidate also works as a co-producer of Following the sound, a film directed by Kyoshi Sugita.
Jéssica Queiroz has a technician degree in video editing from Instituto Escolha, and a degree in film direction from Academia Internacional de Cinema. She has been working with editing, directing, and screenwriting in cinema and advertising for 8 years, and is currently a scene director at Paranoid br. She directed the documentary “Vidas de Carolina” (2014), which tells the the story of Carolina Maria de Jesus, the fiction film “Número e Série” (2015) and “Peripatético” (2017) which won best screenplay and special jury award at the Brasilia Film Festival among others. She served as shadow director in the fourth season of “3%” on Netflix, general director of the fiction series “Fim de Comédia” (in post-production) for CineBrasil TV, curated and wrote the series “40 m²” for Globoplay, won the public notice grant for the development of serial works from SPCINE with the series “Melanina”, and is currently directing the sci fi series “Mila no Multiverso” on Disney Plus.
Hubert Sabino-Brunette is the artistic co-director of the RIDM – Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montréal. He completed his PhD at the Université de Montréal where he also taught. Since 2018, he teaches at the École des Métiers du Cinéma et de la Vidéo at the Cégep de Rivière-du-Loup. Passionate about cinema, he developed an addiction to documentary films, which he tries to cure by getting involved in the programming committees of the RIDM, Cinéma sous les étoiles and Tënk.
Guilherme Weber is an actor, director, screenwriter, curator, and producer. He is one of the founders of the Sutil Theater Company, one of the most important in Brazil, in which he acted and signed the co-creation of several performances for twenty years. He has worked with some of the most renowned names in theater, cinema, and television in Brazil. Twice winner of the APCA (Sao Paulo Association of Art Critics) award for best actor, in theater and television. His feature film directorial debut, “Deserto”, won the award for best director at the Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival in 2016. From 2016 to 2019 he was one of the curators of the Curitiba Film Festival, the largest in Latin America.
Fabrício Boliveira studied theater at UFBA and went on to work on television in the soap operas “Sinhá Moça”, “A Favorita”, “Segundo Sol”; and in TV series such as “Suburbia”, “Treze Dias Longe do Sol” and “Nada Será Como Antes”. At Paramount Plus, he is currently waiting for the release of the first season of the series “Cenas de Um Crime”. In cinema he starred in important films such as “Faroeste Caboclo”, “Simonal”, “Breve Miragem de Sol”, “Tungstenio e Mugunzá”. He also worked in the films “Nise da Silveira, A Senhora das Imagens” and “Operações Especiais”. Currently awaiting the premiere of the film “Jardim do Silêncio”, a Bahia/Italy co-production with a planned release date in 2024. His past partnership experiences in performances, dance, and theater include Augusto Omolu and Odin Theater, Marcelo Evelin, Grace Passo, Daniel Barra, Cristina Moura, Amir Haddad and the Tá Na Rua Group. He directed and starred in the performance “Desert Time” (SP-NY) and has currently two short films under his direction in the festival circuit: “Antigona Pajubá” and “Funda”. He is also devoting his time to finishing his first feature film, “Antígona, Não Nasci pro Ódio, Nasci pro Amor”.
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Bernardo Oliveira is a professor, researcher, music and film critic and producer. As a music critic and essayist, he collaborated with several newspapers, blogs, magazines and festivals in Brazil and abroad (Folha de São Paulo, Blog do IMS, FACT Magazine, O Globo, Revista Cinética, Contracampo, Filme Cultura, Revista Limite, Revista Multifoco, Pernambuco Supplement, among others). He participated in music and film festivals and events as curator, producer, jury and guest collaborator (Directors Week, Digital Art Biennial, Shape Platform, Multiplicidade, Tiradentes Film Festival, Pelotas Black Film Festival, Festivals: Novas Frequências , Kinobeat, Peripheral Visions, Antimatter, among others). He was producer and curator of the extinct experimental music event Quintavant and is part of the QTV Selo. In 2014 he published the book “Tom Zé – Estudando o Samba” (Editora Cobogó) and in 2021 “Let it burn”, about the music, trajectory and thought of Negro Leo (Editora Numa).
Chloe Roddick is a film programmer and writer for over ten years. Currently based in Mexico City, She is senior programmer for the Morelia International Film Festival, where she works on both international and Mexican cinema strands. She is also the head of Mexican Documentary for that Festival. Between 2018 and 2021 she was the director of programming for the Tulum International Film Festival (FICTU). She is a programme consultant for the Sheffield Doc/Fest and she watches docs for Ambulante and SXSW. She currently writes about film for Sight & Sound, as well as curating and assisting on programmes of Mexican cinema for festivals and institutions like Il Cinema Ritrovato, the BFI, MoMA and the Cinémathèque française, among others.
Antoine Thirion has been a member of Cinéma du Réel’s selection committee since 2018 and joined Berlinale in 2021 as a programmer. He was a member of Locarno Film Festival selection committee in 2019 and 2020 and he has curated a dozen monographic retrospectives (James Benning, Lav Diaz, Pedro Costa, Hong Sang-soo, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, etc.) at Jeu de Paume or FID Marseille. He has published in various French and international magazines and publications (Cahiers du cinéma, Trafic, Cinema Scope, Mubi Notebook, Mouvement, etc.) and is an occasional author of scripts and performances in collaboration with filmmakers, notably Raya Martin on the UNdocumenta project.
Rodolfo Stancki is a journalist and author of the book “The Twilight Zone” (2021). He organized the books “The Best of Horror of the 80s” (2020) and The “Best of Horror of the 90s” (2021). He writes about cinema for the cultural journalism portal A Escotilha. He is a university professor in the Journalism and Cinema courses at PUCPR and holds a PhD in Technology and Society from UTFPR.
Journalist, Master’s candidate in the Amazon Society and Culture Postgraduate Program (PPGSCA/UFAM) – where she researches women in Amazonian cinema. She is a member of the Brazilian Association of Film Critics (Abraccine) and the Elviras Collective of Women in Film Criticism. Creator of the podcast Visões Femininas, author of the book “Olhar Feminino: o Norte na Direção” and writes for Cine Set.
Paulo Camargo is a journalist with a BA from the Federal University of Paraná – UFPR (1990), MA in Audiovisual Theory and Aesthetics (University of Miami, 2002), where he received a Fulbright scholarship, and PhD in Communication and Languages – Cinema and Audiovisual, from the Tuiuti University of Paraná (UTP, 2018). He is a professor in the Journalism courses at the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná (PUCPR) and at the UniBrasil University Center. He served as culture editor, film critic, and special reporter for the newspaper Gazeta do Povo (PR), where he worked between 1996 and 2014. He is a member of the Brazilian Association of Film Critics (Abraccine). He worked at the newspapers O Estado do Paraná and Folha de S. Paulo.
Téia Werner is a producer, director and curator. Master’s candidate in the Postgraduate Program in Arts -PPGARTES State University of Paraná – UNESPAR. Specialist in Cinema with Emphasis in Production – UNESPAR. BA in Technology in Fashion Design – Camões College. Member of LabEducine – Cinema and Education Laboratory of the Cinema Course at UNESPAR. Effective Member of the Culture Academy of Curitiba – ACCUR. Partner at the production company Werner Produções Ltda.
Bella Souza was born in Curitiba-PR, has a BA in Institutional Communication (UFPR) and has been a cultural producer since 2009. She works at Processo Multiartes and manages Candaces Produção Cultural. Highlights of her work include “Griot – Contemporary Black Film Festival” as Executive Producer, in the feature documentary film “Upa, neguinho!”, and at the Núcleo de Roteiro Infantes Falantes (FSA) as production director, and as executive screenwriter in the “Aquilomba” script room. She was a jury member for the 2022 MetrôLab pitching.
Lígia Teixeira is an experimental filmmaker from Curitiba. She holds a Master’s degree in Cinema and Video Arts from the State University of Paraná, the same institution where she concluded her Bachelor’s degree in Cinema and Video. Her works have been screened in exhibitions and festivals in Brazil and abroad. She is the creator of Super Laboratório Solar – Laboratory of experimental film in Curitiba – and Pan-Cinema Experimental – Curitiba International Film Festival.