Founded in 2003 in Belo Horizonte, Teia is a center for audiovisual research and production formed by Clarissa Campolina, Helvécio Marins Jr., Leonardo Barcelos, Marília Rocha, Pablo Lobato, Sérgio Borges and Luana Melgaço. The members work collaboratively, combining individual productions and lines of research with others that involve the whole center and specially‐invited guests.
Since its creation, Teia has produced films, videos and installations, and held workshops and exhibitions throughout Brazil and abroad. The center’s films have accumulated over 50 awards at Brazilian festivals, including some of the most important events in the country, such as É Tudo Verdade (Best Brazilian feature film for “Aboio”, 2005), Festival do Rio (ABD&C award for best feature‐length documentary for “Acidente”, 2006) and Brasília (best short 35mm film for Trecho in 2006 and five awards for O Céu Sobre os Ombros – Best Film, Best Director, Editing, Screenplay and the special jury’s prize for best cast).
With extensive participation in international festivals and screenings, Teia has had films selected for such important events as Locarno, Sundance, Rotterdam and Karlovy Vary, and has won awards at Guadalajara (“Acidente”, 2007), Mannheim‐Heildelberg (“Nascente”, 2006), Alternativa Barcelona (“Nascente”, 2006), Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal (“Silêncio” and “Nascente”, 2005).
In addition to shows and festivals, the center and its members have had their films, videos and installations exhibited at the most important art museums in the world, including Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, MoMA The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Film Museum Amsterdam (Holland), the New Museum in New York, and Museu Reina Sofia in Madrid, among others.
DEZENOVE SOM E IMAGENS
Dezenove Som e Imagens was founded by filmmaker Carlos Reichenbach and producer Sara Silveira in 1991, in partnership with Maria Ionescu, with the goal of producing independent short and feature films for the national and international markets. Since then, the company has been producing some of the most memorable Brazilian films. Producing or co‐producing, with Brazilian or foreign partners, Dezenove has been presenting its films around the world for the past nineteen years. Among its produced films, there are: “Hard Labor”, by Juliana Rojas and Marco Dutra (2011), which has participated in the Un Certain Regard session of Cannes Festival 2011; “The Famous and the Dead”, by Esmir Filho (2010), which attended 2010 Berlin Festival in Generation session and the Official Competition of Locarno Festival International Film Festival 2009; “Sunstroke”, by Daniela Thomas and Felipe Hirsch (2010), which has participated in the Orizzonti session of Venice Festival; “Cinema,
Aspirins and Vultures”, by Marcelo Gomes (2005), which has participated in the Un Certain Regard session of Cannes Festival 2005; “Two Streams”, by Carlos Reichenbach (1999), which has participated in Locarno International Film Festival 1999; among others.
Eddie Saeta, S.A. is an audiovisual production company. It was established and registered in Barcelona in 1989. The producer is Luis Miñarro Albero. Barcelona City Award 2011 The company has produced 22 feature films, more than 400 TV advertisements for different international markets, and several short films and video clips. Among the productions, there are several works of filmmakers like Jose Luis Guerin, Marc Recha, Albert Serra, Lisandro Alonso, José María de Orbe and Apichatpong Weerasethakul, with the film “Lung Boonmee raluek chat” that led
to Palma Gold in the 63rd edition of the Cannes Film Festival 2010, among others.
Film production company based in Tübingen and Munich, Germany; founded in 2007 by Gudula Meinzolt and Paulo de Carvalho as a platform for their common activities, having been carried out as Mil Colores Media and Cachoeira Films for several years now. Gudula Meinzolt and Paulo de Carvalho merge their knowledge of 20 years of personal experience with the Iberoamerican film as professionals in sectors as promotion, festivals, exhibitions, coproduction, international sales and distribution. In cooperation with producers in Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Spain, France, Switzerland and Italy, Gudula Meinzolt and Paulo de Carvalho realized the following projects, fictions as well as documentaries.