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After finishing her studies in Finance and Law in Paris, Fabienne moved to Brussels, where she worked freelance in Production Management. She joined FIDMarseille in 2003 as program coordinator. In 2009, she created FIDLab, the festival’s platform for international co-production, which she heads along with Rebecca De Pas. Fabienne is regularly invited to festivals and co-production marketplaces. For the past six years, she has participated in the project selection of Berlinale Talents’ Doc Station, and acts as counselor for a regional film fund in France.
Born in the town of Barreiros, Pernambuco, Irandhir Santos is an actor recognized, above all, for his performances in national films. He has received over 20 awards throughout his career. His performance in Claudio Assis’s “Rat fever” earned Irandhir the award for best actor in Paulínia Film Festival; for his role in Hilton Lacerda’s “Tattoo”, he was awarded the Gold Kikito for best actor in Gramado Film Festival. The actor was also a cast member in acclaimed feature films from Pernambuco “I travel because I have to, I come back because I love you”, “Bog of beasts”, “Neighboring sounds”, “Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures” and “Aquarius”. On TV, he’s worked in the TV Globo miniseries “A Pedra do Reino” (directed by Luiz Fernando Carvalho) and “Amores Roubados”, under the direction of José Luiz Villamarim. He’s recently been featured in the soap opera “Velho Chico”, also directed by Luiz Fernando Carvalho.
Paulo de Carvalho
Paulo is an artistic director for Cinelatino Festival, an important forum for the dissemination of Latin American and Spanish cinema in Germany. He has been a delegate for films from Latin America and Spain for many international festivals, such as Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight, Dok Leipzig and Locarno Festival, where he was also a member of the selection committee. Through Autentika Films (Berlin), he’s co-produced features in several Latin American countries, such as Post Mortem, by Pablo Larraín (Chile), Antes o Tempo Não Acabava, by Sergio de Andrade and Fabio Baldo (Brazil), NN, by Hector Gálvez (Peru). In recent years, he was a tutor in the programs of the Berlinale (Berlinale Residency and Talent Projects). Since 2010, he has been on the organization team of the International Meeting for Coproduction Brazil CineMundi, which takes place in Belo Horizonte.
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Culture journalist, film critic and currently a Communications doctorate candidate at the Federal University of Pernambuco, with research focused on film and cities. She publishes in the website www.foradequadro.com and writes sporadically on cinema for several publications in Brazil.
Nathan Reneaud is a film journalist (Slate, Rockyrama, Soap) and a programmer for the Festival International du Film Indépendant de Bordeaux. He co-founded Accréds.fr, a french website dedicated to film festivals. He is currently working on an book about love for Les Presses Universitaires de France.
Pedro Marum lives in transit between cities, participating on several projects as an artist and curator. He is a founding member of Rabbit Hole, a Lisbon-based collective and artistic platform for creation, experimentation, and curatorship, exhibiting nationally and internationally. Between 2010 and 2015 he worked as a film programmer and producer at Queer Lisboa – International Queer Film Festival, as well as a co-curator, with Ricke Merighi, for the section Queer Focus, a research program for the deconstruction of the term “queer” through film exhibitions, installations, and performances. He has participated as jury member, lecturer and curator in international conferences and festivals in Rotterdam, Berlin, Hamburg, Tel Aviv, Ramallah and Vienna.
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Has a degree in Film from the Paraná/Curitiba Arts College, and is currently living in Belo Horizonte. Between 2007 and 2016 she was a partner at Grafo Audiovisual company, where she acted as executive producer for the films made, among them the features ‘Para minha amada morta’ (2015) and ‘A gente’ (2013), TV series ‘Nóis por nóis’ (2017) and short films ‘O estacionamento’ (2016), ‘Tarântula’ (2015), ‘Pátio’ (2013), ‘A fábrica’ (2011) and ‘Vidas deslocadas’ (2010). She is the creator of Olhar de Cinema – Curitiba International Film Festival, of which she is a director, programmer and producer since its first edition, in 2012. As a programmer/curator, she has also been a part of the selection team for short and medium-length films of the 49th Brasília Brazilian Film Festival (2016) and was one of the curators of the With Women program of the 7th Cachoeira Doc (2016).
He’s a critic, professor and programmer. He’s been a writer for Cinética magazine since 2012 and has collaborated with magazines such as Lumière (Spain), La Furia Umana (Italy), Senses of Cinema (Australia) e Desistfilm (Peru). A co-programmer for Comum Film-Club, he’s been part of selection committees in the festivals FestCurtasBH and forumdoc.bh, and was the curator for the programs Politics of Modern Cinema and Saboteurs of Industry I and II (Sesc Palladium/BH) and Rebellious Argentina (Caixa Cultural/RJ). He was a professor of Film in the UNA University Center (BH) and Positivo University (Curitiba). He’s a doctorate degree candidate in Communications at the Federal University of Minas Gerais.
Mariana Lacerda is a documentary filmmaker. A journalism graduate, she has a master’s degree in History of Science from PUC-SP University. She has written and directed the short films “Menino-aranha” (2008/2009), “A Vida Noturna das Igrejas de Olinda” (2012), “Pausas Silenciosas” (2013), “Baleia Magic Park” (2016) and “Deserto” (2016, for Aparelhamento, Funarte/SP Occupation). She directed the documentary TV series Expresso (Cine Brasil TV), under the general direction of Hilton Lacerda. Author of the book Olinda (Cinemascópio/Bebinho Salgado 45). She is currently finishing her first feature, the documentary Gyuri, selected by the Rumos Itaú Cultural (2015/2016) program. She’s directing the documentary TV show “Histórias de Fantasmas Verdadeiros para Crianças”, a work currently under development in Núcleo Criativo Cinemascópio, in Recife (2016).