Leandro HBL - DIRECTOR (born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil) intensely individual style and ability to think across photography, video and installation was forged during three years spent at Benetton’s pioneering creative lab, Fabrica. Now an established director, his vision incorporates an intelligent balance of visual impact and emotional depth; qualities that have attracted clients such as Volkswagen, Google, HP, Brahma, Adidas, Red Bull, Coca Cola, Nike, Nestlé, among other. This talent to marry the aesthetic and conceptual has allowed many pieces of cross over from the commercial to be shown in festivals an exhibitions in Europe, Brazil, Japan, USA and Latin America. Together with dj and music producer DIPLO, released the feature documentary "FAVELA on BLAST". In 2021 launches “Rodantes", his first fiction feature film, shot in the Amazon.
Og Cruz A.K.A OGREEN is a visual artist, film director and Brazilian photographer.
His sharp language was developed through the relationship built with photography. We perceive the connection between the real and the abstract in the way it portrays the visual culture of your country. Through these elements, he created for himself an iconographic universe sui generis, playful, profound, aesthetic and extremely emotional.
In a very short time acting as a director, his authorial work has already been recognized in festivals such as Berlin Commercial. Within this period of performance, he also developed some projects related to music. Among his most notable collaborations are names like the pop muse Anitta and the rapper Baco Exu do Blues.
Marcio is a Brazilian digital artist and filmmaker, with a background in music, motion graphics, and games. He spent 19 RecordTV as an Art Director. He also partnered with Doubleleft Interactive and Games developing digital experiences for brands like Anheuser-Busch InBev/Skol beer, and as an independent filmmaker promoting Brazilian urban culture along with MTV Brazil/Viacom and Globo TV where he still serves as culture and trend advisor. Marcio was also nominated for MTV Best Music Video VMB/VMA Brazil Music Award and speaker at Intel Creators Project. His work has been featured in Rolling Stone Brazil and VICE Brazil. In 2015, Marcio moved to the US. For the last 5 years, Marcio worked as a Visual Effects and Motion Graphics Artist at Davis Elen Advertising, a Los Angeles independent advertising agency. His role as post-producer included directing, supervising, and finishing several spots for TV, Social Media, and Outdoor displays for brands like McDonald's, Toyota, GreatCall/BestBuy, and HBO. Marcio loves his family, photography, cinema, cars (He loves F1), crypto art (NFT), technology, the future, reading (The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin, The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, George Orwell 1984 and Guide to Earth and Space by Issac Asimov), and writing (He wrote an article about decentralized content at Medium in 2017). He has just finished writing his first feature film ‘The Particle’, . Marcio and his family have been learning about American culture through cuisine and are very excited to learn about southern cooking.
Alexandre began his career behind the camera, writing, directing and producing the web-series “Fake Live” which has over 7 million views and has won 11 awards at festivals. In December 2020, he wrote, directed and produced the webseries “Inimigo Oculto” with 9 nominations at Rio Webfest and selections at festivals in Germany and Russia. Also in 2020, he directed and scripted the Fashion Film by Estúdio Traça for the 47th edition of Casa de Criadores. In 2021, he wrote the script for Amstel’s Branded Content Series “Carnaval vem de Dentro” with Bloco Casa com com me and wrote, directed and produced the Branded Content Series “Love Stories” in partnership with Renner and Instagram Brasil. As an actor, he participated in more than 10 plays, including “FuenteOvejuna” directed by Juliano Barone, which was nominated for the Shell Award and the Coca-Cola Femsa Award, in addition to representing Brazil at the 2018 Caribbean International Festival. audiovisual acted in the Original Netflix series, winner of the International Emmy “Ninguém Tá Looking” by Daniel Rezende, in addition to dozens of short films, advertising campaigns and clips.
Mahfuz studied advertising in Porto Alegre and directing actors in Cuba, worked with editing and was assistant director, before starting his career as a stage director. His films move through different languages, always presenting a contemporary aesthetic and a narrative and visual care.
He has already had his work recognized in important festivals such as Cannes Lions, Clio, FIAP, Professionals of the Year and in Creativity magazine. He has carried out projects for clients such as Spotify, Sprite, Banco do Brasil, Bradesco, Consul, Tylenol and Burger King, and for agencies such as Africa, Cubocc, W+K, Lew Lara, Y&R, FCB, David and Grey.
BANDO STUDIO is formed by a group of multidisciplinary professionals including directors, writers, producers, photographers, editors, programmers and designers. With expertise in development of content projects, digital experiences and branded content; we develop powerful sophisticated audiovisual products and with great relevance in the Brazilian and international markets.
Fernando Moraes is from São Paulo and from an early age developed a creative look and improve cinematographic making. He works as a director developing projects for cinema, advertising, music videos, television and the web. Having worked as a director of photography, he has the ability to
to capture stories of real characters in films of strong visual appeal. Fernando mixes elements of the present with a documentary look, giving shape to sophisticated projects and well structured and straightforward language. He directed and photographed several video clips of great names in Brazilian music such as: Anitta, Luan Santana, Pabllo Vittar, Laura Pausini, Preta Gil, Lucas Lucco, Ludmilla among others. He has worked for the brands Mcdonalds, The Sims, Youtube, Google, Porsche, Warner Music, Sony Music, Som Livre, Universal Music.
Maihara Marjorie is pure energy! Brazilian visual artist, scene director and photographer. Self-taught, her artistic production transits in a hybrid space. From Ceará, she has São Paulo as her base, and grew up between the sertão and the beach. For more than 10 years, she has been moving through different audiovisual bases and brings with her strong references in photography, acting, art, camera movements, choreography and fashion image. She is aesthetic and has a fine and refined Brazilian look with a super expressive style! Believing in the power of the real, and the image. She shows in her work a deep contact with people and the representation of the human body with its diversity within a chosen panorama without stereotyping them.
Director and photographer born and raised on the south side of Chicago. In his work he seeks to find the emotional connection and cultural nuances within art, fashion and music in an effort to maintain authenticity in his work. He spent much of his career at Nike as a senior creative director, focusing on sport as food for human potential. He currently resides in Brooklyn, NY, USA.
Ohana Ribeiro is a young director and actress. She started her artistic life early, immersed in the effervescent universe of the independent music scene in Caxias do Sul-RS and, from there, after experimentation, she immersed herself in the theater and there began her aesthetic construction. Among the many schools she attended, she worked for Satyros, a respected theater in São Paulo, and also studied acting for cinema with Fátima Toledo. Today, her language welcomes the theater in the importance of the characters and stories, mixing sensitivity, depth with raw delicacy and special attention to those who tell each story.