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It’s All Connected

When our team arrived and sat down with film director Guilherme de Almeida Prado – a longtime friend who has even done one movie with us, the short It’s Almost True –, they probably didn’t know what was coming for them. They gathered together producer Janaina Zambotti and two more assistants to make the final(…) Leia mais

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Modern Times

By itself the iPhone has proved to be a more than capable photography and videography camera. And just like with standalone cameras, when combined with the right accessories, you can enhance the quality of your photos and videos. For a lot of videographers in particular, a good camera cage marks the beginnings of a flexible video-taking(…) Leia mais

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The Durban Shoot

From July 18th to August 01st the Sincronia Filmes crew embarked on a trip to Durban, South Africa, to capture the images of the company’s first feature film: The Social Technology. A project that began one year before and which went a long way until it finally saw the greelight this year, in 2017. A(…) Leia mais

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Interview with Janaina Zambotti

By Marcela Liz Graduated in Marketing and Advertising from Paulista University, Janaina Zambotti has walked a long way in her area until becoming the producer and executive producer responsible for some of the main operations of Sincronia Filmes – the production company which she has embraced together with its founder – the writer, director Emanuel(…) Leia mais

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HIVictor!

She found out she had the HIV virus at 14 years of age. The news was given to her by her aunt – with whom she spent most part of her life after the death of her parents, both, tragically, taken by Aids. At first, she hid the fact from everyone, including herself. What Saidy(…) Leia mais

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Sound Test

In the beginning of February 2017, part of our crew for the documentary The Social Technology went to a sound test on what will be the film’s main locations: the seashore. “Durban, which is where we’re gonna shoot”, says producer Janaina Zambotti, “is an oceanfront city, so we decided to verify what are the conditions(…) Leia mais

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Take 5: Interesting Links

Luiz Sergio Person at Itaú Cultural in São Paulo; Estado e Cinema no Brasil analyses the Brazilian Cinematography between 1930 and 1966; O Mundo de Tim Burton at MIS, in São Paulo; Cinemateca Brasileira ressurrects; Patricia Piccinini and the Organic Surrealism; Film vs. Digital; New site of Janus Films;

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Francis Ford Coppola Bets on Live Cinema

Francis Ford Coppola, the good old Coppola, director of such classics as the The Godfather trilogy (1972; 74; 1990), The Conversation (1974), Apocalypse Now (1979), among others, has always been a visionary and polemical director – way ahead of his time. Very talented, he bet all he had on “impossible” projects, sometimes too much ambitious(…) Leia mais

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Trailers of Short Films Come to Life

After many months in rehearsal here comes the trailers for the short films produced by Sincronia Filmes (some in co-production): “Of course”, says producer An Nakamura, “they come very late, years after the films were released.” But according to him, “it was already necessary to upload them, for strategic reasons. We’ve made some internal changes(…) Leia mais

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Meet the Cwisters

“I have a 25-year career path – and at least 20 more active years ahead. What happens to my knowledge at the end of my career? Will vanish?” So says Debby Forman in one of the interviews for the corporate video we did for Cwist – a group formed two years ago by Debby’s husband,(…) Leia mais