Academia de Filmes

For the last 20 years, Academia de Filmes has been producing audiovisual content and entertainment in the form of feature films, short films, documentaries for cinema and TV, series, video clips, multimedia projects, virtual reality and branded content.

Main Activities: Production,

Content Genres:

Content Broadcasted In: Discovery Network (Latin America), NBC Universal, Globo, TV Brasil, TV Cultura, Band

Paulo Roberto Schmidt

+55 (11) 9 8197-5081

Patrick Goffaux

+33 (0)6 76 17 25 68

Elis Roxo

+45 52825836

Juliana Bauer

+55 (11) 99114-3584

Clandestine Childhood

Format: 112 minutos

Project status: Early Development

Looking for:Distribution /

Synopsis: Juan lives in clandestinity. Just like his mom, his dad and his Uncle Beto, outside his home he has another name. At school, he is known as Ernesto. He meets Maria, who only has one name. Based on a true story, set in the Argentina of 1979, this film is “one about love”.

To be completed in: 2011


My Time Is Now

Project status: Production

Looking for:Broadcaster /

Synopsis: This is the story of two youngsters and the strength of a friendship that can change the destiny of one of them. Brazilian musician Marcelo D2 was a result of a dream that was not his own, but of a guy known as Skunk. Skunk sees in Marcelo the opportunity to make his dream come true.

To be completed in: 2015

Prison Flowers

Format: 1 x 70'

Project status: Production

Looking for:Co-production Partner / Distribution /

Synopsis: What leads young women and mothers to go to prison? After a gray life in jail, how do these women, former prisoners, resume the course of their lives? “Prison Flowers” follows Flavia Ribeiro de Castro in search of reunion with 8 women with whom she lived when working as a volunteer in the Female Penitentiary of Santos.

To be completed in: 2017

River of Mud

Format: 9’34”, Color, stereo, Virtual Reality

Project status: Early Development

Looking for:Broadcaster / Distribution /

Synopsis: It is a documentary about Samarco’s dam failure in Mariana, Brazil. It shows what is left of the Bento Rodrigues village, contrasting the devastated landscape with the happy memories of its inhabitants.

To be completed in: 2016

The Dinosaurs Of Brazil

Format: 13 x 52’

Project status: Production

Looking for:Co-production Partner / Distribution /

Synopsis: A documentary series about 12 of the species of dinosaurs ever discovered in Brazil (select by scientific relevance), set in unknown and surprising landscapes. A rich Brazilian natural legacy finally revealed to the world by the renowned paleontologist Luiz Anelli.

To be completed in: 2017