Download the “It’s Almost True” Screenplay

We hardly find out short film screenplays for download. Even though there are some specialized websites (some of them completely outdated), we’ve decided to remedy the situation and make the script of our film It’s Almost True available for download – even though surprinsingly the film had been a complete flop. “It has been ignored(…) Leia mais

São Paulo Premiere of “It’s Almost True”

The event reunited some cast and crew members at Matilha Cultural, in São Paulo. The film by director Emanuel Mendes (pictured above, with scarf) goes now to the film festival circuit and special screenings. Below, some photos clicked by our dearest Paulo Sadao.  

The Faces of Lee Jeffries

In 2008 accountant and photographer Lee Jeffries was in London to run in a marathon. A couple of hours before the competition Jeffries decided to stroll around the city to take pictures. Close to Leicester Square, he turned his 5D camera with a 70-200 lens towards a homeless young woman, tucked in a bag around(…) Leia mais

Guilherme de Almeida Prado: Between Reality and Fiction

The boundaries between reality and fiction, the feverish passion for the cinema, which translates itself into an absolute exclusivity towards his means of expression – and the nickname of the most cinephile of all Brazilian filmmakers –, the sophiscated style and mainly a film trajectory that started out in the Boca do Lixo in São(…) Leia mais

The Truth is Out There!

It’s Almost True, a 27 minute short film and the third work in the career of director Emanuel Mendes, a “mineiro” who established himself in São Paulo, is a film full of almosts and a lot of first times. It almost didn’t really happen; almost didn’t make it as it is – at first it(…) Leia mais

Why We Love Design

Thanks to Antonio Rodrigues Jr. – an illustrator, graphic designer, a font lover and who has provided us the template for the first teaser poster of It’s Almost True –, we can get an idea of what the good folks around here have been preparing for the film’s release. It’s an art made by him(…) Leia mais

Premiere at Matilha Cultural

And here it is: our little film called It’s Almost True will première for its crew members, cast and special guests in the very same city where it was born, São Paulo. The film by director Emanuel Mendes has received a big welcome from the good folks at Matilha Cultural – the alternative space downtown(…) Leia mais

The Eyes of the Lens

Paulo Sadao has been a photographer for models, actors and the art people in general for more than 30 years. During the 1970s, and practically the 80s, he was in charge of, together with actress Mayara de Castro, Gualharufas, one of the most prestigious and famous casting agencies in Brazil, producing the portfolio for personalities(…) Leia mais

Davi Martins: An Intense Relationship with Photography

A talented still photographer Davi Martins has, according to his own words, “years of intense relation with photography, it never fades away.” Graduated in Photography Design by Panamericana School in São Paulo, he has worked for many means of communication – clicking for magazines, fashion editorials, models, besides advertising and journalistic coverings, like the São(…) Leia mais

“It’s Almost True” Already Among Us

We are very happy to announce that It’s Almost True is already among us. The film by director Emanuel Mendes is ready and will start its tour to film festivals in Brazil and overseas from January next year. We’ve been preparing special reports, interviews, teasers, and a bunch of cool things. The film is really(…) Leia mais