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Diversity

just got diverse

 
Desires of the Flesh
Floozy Suzy
Mapa da Mina
No Cerimony
The Fugitives
 

The Company

Apoteótica Cinematográfica is a rising production company set in Brasilia, the capital of Brazil, that puts effort in trying to broaden the range of LGBT culture and representation. With a history of gay and lesbian themed short-length films, the company now seeks support or partners to co-produce two current feature film projects, participate in international script labs and career mentorship.

 

The two partners, Otavio Chamorro and Rafaela Camelo, are also developing their careers by specializing in screenwriting series fiction – one hour dramas and thirty minutes comedies and dramadies. Both of them have written projects and screenplays in such formats and are negotiating with TV channels and other screening platforms to produce their work.

 

The urge to lead a production company came from the need to lean their focus towards the ambition not only to create and write films and series but also to be directors or showrunners of their original projects, always with a unique point of view, as well as being part of writers’ rooms and direction teams of projects that relate to their work.

Jobs

 

What's Next

Currently, Apoteótica Cinematográfica develops two feature film projects.

 IT TAKES TWO 

Original title: Quando um não quer

 

Length (estimated): 90 minutes

 

In pre-production

 

Director and Writer: Otavio Chamorro

 

Genre: Comedy

 

Synopsis: Enemies since their childhood, the now teenagers Rene and Sergio need to help each other to conquer their dreams. They will end up finding their first love while the school turns into a battle zone when a gay student decides to be part of the futsal team and the popular girl becomes a victim of cyberbullying.

 

Production status: Developed project / Written Script / Financial support being reviewed for contract signatures (covers 70% of the film budget)

 

What we seek: Additional financing / Distribution / International Co-production

 MERCY 

Original title: Sangue do meu Sangue

 

Length (estimated): 90 minutes

 

In development

 

Director and Writer: Rafaela Camelo

 

Genre: Drama, Fantasy

 

Synopsis: Gloria (16) is a young Jehovah’s Witness who has just had a heart transplant. The surgery gave her a second chance to live, but it had consequences for everyone around her. She went against God’s will and her Church, she disturbed her house and made her family get isolated by their religious community. The sacrifice became even bigger when her parents found out that the life she regained after surgery was someone else’s.

 

Production status: Under development project / Script being written

 

What we seek: Script Labs / Mentorship / International Co-production

 

Team

Rafaela Camelo

She is a Brazilian film director and screenwriter. She graduated as a filmmaker from the University of Brasília in 2011. The following year, her debut “The Art of Walking Through the Streets” was exhibited at the Havana Film Festival and Frameline San Francisco International LGBTQ+ Film Festival. In 2019, her short-lenght film “Desires of the flesh” was officialy selected in Sundance Film Festival. She is now working on the scrip of her first full-lenght film, “Mercy”.

Otavio Chamorro

He is a screenwriter, director and producer from Brazil. Partner at Apoteótica Cinematográfica, he has written and directed the short-length comedies “The Fugitives”, awarded as “Best Screenplay” at Mix Brasil, “The Bitchhiker”, with several awards in Brazil and Switzerland (“Most Controversial Film” at QueerSicht) and “Floozy Suzy”, awarded as “Best Direction”, also at Mix Brasil. Currently, his TV project “Call Center” won one of the most important series screenwriting contests in Brazil (NetlabTv). He is now pre-producing his first full-length comedy, the LGBT coming-of-age film “It takes two”.

 

Services

We are interested in film and TV projects that have sexual diversity and gender identity as the main themes.

In addition to our own production, we've specialized in telling stories and transform ideas into formats and contents.

We elaborate synopsis and stories, develop TV bibles and write scripts in several formats and genres for many platforms, whether from original ideas or form texts already started.

We participate in writers' rooms, work remotely and have fellowships with other companies and professionals to do the job that you need.

 

Contact

Don’t hesitate in asking for screening links, press kits, full projects and additional information to us. We are looking forward to working with you.

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