BREAKING FILM NEWS

Saturday, October 11, 2008

1st "Brazilian Film Festival Of Vancouver": Oct. 22-26...

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The 1st "Brazilian Film Festival of Vancouver", created/produced by the Inffinito Group of Brazil, October 22 -26, will screen of the most recent Brazilian films, plus a special tribute to cinematographer Walter Carvalho.

"...Canada is currently an important partner for Brazil in the film and multimedia sector, with interest in developing agreements for co-productions, distribution and sales. In addition to creating new audiences and enhancing the visibility of Brazilian culture in Canada, the 1st BRAFF Vancouver establishes a bridge between both countries, promoting new business opportunities in the film industry..."

Carvalho will be honored by the Festival, October 25. Having worked on more than 60 films, winning 40 awards, audiences will learn more about this DP in the master class 'The Image of Brazilian Cinema', where Carvalho's methods, techniques, inspirations and future projects will be discussed.

October 24, the seminar 'Co-production: Brazil/Canada' will bring together Brazilian and Canadian producers to address the development of international co-productions. Topics will include models of co-productions, marketing, cultural exchange and new business between Brazilian and Canadian markets....