Paula Cintra is a young director and script writer specialized in the children and youth segment. Her first short film, Coisa-Malu, has been awarded and screened at 40 national and international festivals, including Cannes. She wrote the script for the short animated film O fantástico mundo dos gurada-chuvas perdidos, in the fund raising phase.


Letícia Pires graduated in Cinema from PUC-Rio, has produced more than 10 short films and directed the children’s short film No Escuro, which won prizes at major (inter-)national children’s film festivals. She has also directed a featurette documentary about the musician Plínio. She is a published author and is currently doing her master’s in “Language […]


With 20 years on the market, she has worked for Canal Brasil / Globosat as a producer, reporter, content editor and director of programs such as Retalhão, Elvirão ou como vovó já dizia and Luz, câmera & canção. In Conspiração Filmes, she worked as a producer for fiction feature films such as Carolina Jabor’s Aos […]


Jaqueline Neves holds a master’s degree in History from UNIRIO, studied Radio & TV at UFRJ and works as executive producer, researcher and project developer for cinema and TV. She is currently an executive production assistant at Canhota Filmes. For cinema, she has worked as executive producer for the feature-length documentaries Madame (2019), by André […]


Paulo Halm is a partner-director and founder of Canhota Filmes. He has worked as a screenwriter and cinematographer for 35 years and is also author of novelas by Rede Globo. He has written several nationally successful and prize-winning feature films, such as: Pequeno Dicionário Amoroso I and II; Amores Possíveis; Cazuza, O tempo não para; […]


Liara Castro is a journalist, producer and director for television, documentaries and corporate videos. She has directed the short film Coletivo, the TV series Elvirão ou como vovó já dizia aired by Canal Brasil and other corporate videos. She has worked as a local producer for several foreign production companies that come to Rio de […]