Winner of City of São Paulo prize Prêmio Pesquisador 2010, with the project O Centro de São Paulo no cinema: da Boca do Lixo à Retomada which consisted of 10 interviews with directors, producers and technicians of either participants of the "Boca do Lixo" film movement and younger filmmakers interested in downtown São Paulo themes. The interviews, together with a written article, are available in DVD at the media centre of Centro Cultural São Paulo. (2011) Teaser available through link:

Content research for two feature-films in development phase, directed my Paulo Morelli, one of the heads of production of O2 Filmes, the biggest and most active production company in Brazil.
The work consisted of research of primary sources: written (newspapers, magazines, websites, archives), visual (photographs, films) and interviews with people who had experiences similar to the characters to be developed. An important part of research is the consultation of professionals in the areas to be covered by the script aiming the widest possible comprehension of the subjects. (2006-2008)

Research practice at the Department of Curatorial Practice at Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, state museum of Fine Arts – state scholarship Fundap granted. (Jan.-Out.2005)

Practice at Museu de Arqueologia e Etnografia (Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology) at Universidade de São Paulo. (120hours/2004)

Academic research: "Migration of Gauchos to the Amazon on the decades of 1970-1980 – national scholarship Fapesp granted; published on the digital periodical (Nov.2003-Nov.2004)

Research of text and images for the biography: Paulo Sawaya: 1903-2003 (Jul.-Ago.2003) – Sawaya was one of the founders of the Department of Biology of Universidade de São Paulo.



Co-authorship of the fictional short-film shot on celluloid Fly Away – dir. Athena Mandis, prod. Mile End Films, London (Ago.2009)
Script development producer at O2 Filmes' Cinema Department. Responsible for writing synopses, revising communications in English, creating proposals for market placement besides the usual activities, which involved organizing crew trips, mediation between the company and external contacts, following-up directors and helping them in the development of their treatments. (Jan.-Jun.2008)

Official reading and evaluator of feature-film scripts for the partnership between Focus Features (Universal Pictures) and O2 Filmes (2006-2008)

Script Development at O2 Filmes International (Mar.2006 – Dez.2007), having coordinated development workshops with national and international companies, as Fine&Mellow (Copenhagen).




Production and Director assisting for institutional film for SHC – company which represents the automotive brands Aston Martin, Citroën and JAC in Brazil (Sep.-Dec. 2011)

Production and photography assisting for institutional video for the post-graduation program QUEDOS of University of London (Oct.2009):

Responsible for production and logistics of films exhibited at Discovering Latin America Film Festival

Executive production assisting at O2 Filmes International Department, having accumulating diverse roles as: intermediation between company and clients/co-producers, location research, submission to festivals, shipping of materials, contract revision, organizing meetings, attending congresses, receiving and following international crews, booking flights and accommodation, help with visa issuing, apart from problem solving. (Mar.2006-Dez.2007)


English-Portuguese translation of the book An Interdisciplinary Study of the Ox and the Slave (Bumba-meu-Boi), a Satirical Music Drama in Brazil, written by Professor Kazadi wa Mukuna. For editing house Nandyala, Belo Horizonte (2010-2011)

Italian-English translation of the article for specialized Architecture journal: "João Baptista Lavanha, Vitruvius, and the diffusion of Italian treatises in Portugal and Spain in the 16th century" written by Professor Mario Henrique Simão d'Agostino (2010)

English-Portuguese translation of the book Reiki for beginners, written by Daniel Vannells. For editing house Universo dos Livros, São Paulo (2009)


Producer and interpreter (Italian/Portuguese) for the international workshop Creation and Senses by Università dell'Immagine, Senac (faculty), Department of Design in partnership with Natura (cosmetics) and Symrise (multinational essences industry). The responsibilities included: programming of activities and meals for the lecturers, organizing coffee-breaks, flight booking, transport coordination, reception at the airport, accompanying the lecturers in all activities, mediation between sponsoring companies and lecturers, participation in the workshop as interpreter, solving problems and special demands. (Jul.-Set.2003)

Production of the international workshop Brazil as a Nation, organized by Professor István Jancsó, History Department – Universidade de São Paulo. The responsibilities included: flights, accommodation and meals booking, organization of the auditorium and coffee-breaks, coordination of the audiovisual recording, reception at the airport and accompanying lecturers daily, aiding with medical needs, mediating demands between visiting lecturers and the institution, revising texts to be presented. (Apr.-May.2001)


Free-lancer for Porro & C., art consultancy and auction house, in Milan (Italy). The activities included, archive organization, exhibition organization and registering. (Ago.-Nov.2002)


Documentary: Pure Spirit of Brasil – 45' – 2006 - dir. Marcelo Machado, prod. O2 Filmes/Saatchi&Saatchi (London) - diretor's personal assistant
Status: First exhibited in Cannes in Sagatiba's campaign, now being exhibited in public places in Europa, as Heathrow Airport, London.

Documentary: Futebol Brasileiro – 70' – 2006/2007 – dir. Miki Kuretani, co-directed by Tatiana Vilela, prod. O2 Filmes/IFD (Tokyo), photography by César Charlone – executive production assistant, script editor and revisor
Status: Exhibited at the "33rd Mostra Internacional de Cinema de São Paulo"

Documentary: Ginga – a alma do futebol brasileiro – 80' – 2005 – dir. Marcelo Machado, Hank Levine, Tocha Alves, prod. O2 Filmes/Wieden&Kennedy (U.S.A.) – distributor
Status: Exhibited in cinemas in Brazil and various international film festivals as Hamburg Film Festival (2005), Rome Independent Film Festival (2007), Shanghai International Film Festival (2007), and distributed in DVD in various countries, as Australia, Germany, Japan and all South America.

Feature-film: Rosa Morena – approx. 90' – 2007/2008 – dir. Carlos Oliveira. Prod. Fine&Mellow (Denmark) – script collaborator, script development coordinator.
Status: screened at 34ª Mostra Internacional de Cinema de São Paulo



Master in Arts - Film Studies at Queen Mary College, University of London (Sept. 2008 – Sept. 2009). Dissertation entitled: "Film construction of global cities: São Paulo, Mexico City and London"

Video – from script to finalizing at DRC – authorized 'Apple' Centre - São Paulo – Brazil (2007-2008)

Creative Writing– practice on writing poetry, novels and chronicles with award-winning Brazilian professors such as Marcelino Freire and Joao Silverio Trevisan at Academia Internacional de Cinema – Sao Paulo – BRAZIL (2007)

Graduated in History at Universidade de São Paulo – Brazil - (Feb.2000-Jun.2005)

Universita dell`Immagine-scuola di formazione della Fondazione Industria-Milan-Italy- scholarship granted for the two-year course (2001-2003). The foundation was associated to Superstudio, then the most important fashion photography studio in Italy. The curriculum formed a repertoire in the area of image theory: Histories of Photography and Fashion, Montage Cinema, Theories of Language. Practical disciplines included: photography Studio, projects development – marketing, materials and references research, and execution. The focus on the study of the five senses was put on degustation, perfume studies - marketing and composition practice, visual aspects of sound, construction of projects of tactile nature, and the study of the tactility of bi-dimensional images. The course aimed and achieved the objective of expanding the purely visual character of art and creativity, always focusing on practical work, having offered the necessary instruments for developing projects in a creative way. (Nov. 2001-Jun.2003)

Elementary-school and High school at Colégio Santa Cruz - São Paulo - Brasil (1989-1999)



English – fluent – proficiency level granted by The British Council and IELTS

Portuguese - mother tongue

French - DELF A1-A6 finished Intermediate level at Aliance Française

Spanish - summer course in Sevilla, at CLIC Centro de Lenguas y Intercambio Cultural - Intermediate level (1999).

Russian – upper intermediate

Italian – fluent - learned living in Italy

Chinese Mandarin – basic


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