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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.  

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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

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Between Cups of Coffee

“Check out how things can turn to. About a year ago, when our film It’s Almost True hadn’t even been shot, we hadn’t the slightest idea about how it would end up turning into”, says executive producer A. Nakamura. “Emanuel’s intention was to make it the cheapest way possible, in a production schematic like our(…) Leia mais

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A Tale of the Wizard!

Historically, The Man Who…, directed by Yuri Tarone, is our first production right after opening the company per se. At first, Tarone’s intention, and that of co-producers Francisco Costabile and Emanuel Mendes, was to shoot a real documentary centered on madness – doing research on psychiatric hospitals and mental health institutions. But the narrative was(…) Leia mais

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The Dynamic Duo of Movies and Comics

If the first official – and successful – adaptation of a comic book made into film, Superman (1978), had no idea of the enormous possibilities the two medias had to talk to each other is mostly because Hollywood didn’t take this conversation for granted. After all, it took one more entire decade for another comic(…) Leia mais

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Pedro Ivo: An Unusual Citizen

The expression “a person of many talents” has never been more appropriate than in the case of Pedro Ivo – an actor, writer, drawer, blogger, sometimes scriptwriter and even workshop lecturer. Born in Jundiaí, São Paulo countryside, Pedro considers São Paulo, the city he has embraced since 2000, his Gotham City, and the main set(…) Leia mais

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We Love CoProductions!

It’s not new to anybody that film is a collaborative medium. But we like so much what we do that we almost take it literally: since Sincronia Filmes had been founded, in August 2011, we did two co-productions with other film companies to take our first short film works to the screen, and which very(…) Leia mais