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Antônio Junior

Antônio Junior

Brazil

Production

TFL

Decision Maker 2017

biography

Produced films that have received more than 150 awards at festivals and were shown on broadcasters such as Canal + (France), NBC (Italy) and AXN (United States). He produced films like "The Factory", "Custodians", "Circular", "Tarantula" and "To My Beloved" who have been in festivals like: Oscar, Venice, Cannes, San Sebastian, Montreal, Brasilia, Rio, São Paulo, Gramado, among others. Now in post production of the film "Ferrugem". He is a co-producer of the film "Black Dog" and "Avó Dezanove e o Segredo do Soiviético". Founder, General Director and Programming Director of the Olhar de Cinema - International Festival of Curitiba.

company profile

Grafo Audiovisual, founded in 2007 by students at that time, is well known by its cinema in Curitba and all over Paraná state, moving in a continuous search of Brazilian cinema for its audience. Treasuring cooperation, innovation, commitment and respect, its existence and mainly its persistency, are synonyms of inspiration for young filmmakers who aim to undertake and keep themselves through film. Stirred by the desire of making, diffusing and affirming the arthouse movies/Brazilian smart-art, the Grafo Audiovisual producer creates, produces and distributes audiovisual content for cinema and television. Part of its portfolio are films such as “The Factory”, winner of more than 70 national and international awards, “Quadrangle”, winner of the “It’s All True” and shown in the Critics’ Week in Cannes, “Brazil”, presented in more 30 international festivals and “Tarantula”, selected at the Venice Festival and the Festival of Brasilia. In 2013 was launched the feature film “Custodians”. In 2014 produced the feature film “To my beloved”, which in addition to a great critical success, won seven awards at the Festival of Brasilia and best feature at the Montreal Festival, managing to hit theaters in several cities in Brazil. For television produced the series “É nóis por nóis”, aimed at young audiences, and had several of its films shown on several channels, such as Canal + France, Canal + Spain, Sweden’s SVT, NBC Universal Italy, AXN , RPCTV, Brasil Tv, Tv Cultura, Canal Futura, Canal Brasil and CINEBRASilTV. Making the Olhar de Cinema – Curitiba International Film Festival, Grafo Audiovisual brings to the city of Curitiba unreleased films (short and feature) of authors from worldwide; besides of providing workshops, debates, seminars and development labs, leading the world production of independent films to the public in order to stimulate discussions related to social, cultural and political themes.