StreetMusicMap / Founder & Curator
JANUARY 2014 - PRESENT
Created in 2014, StreetMusicMap is a collaborative listing of street music performers from all over the world. It has more than 1,300 artists documented on videos in 93 countries, filmed by more than 700 collaborators, and up to 40,000 followers on Instagram. The project is a multimedia platform (map, video series, podcast and music playlists).
2017 Webby Awards Nominee - Social - Music Category
2017 The W³ Awards Silver Winner - Social Content & Marketing-Social Video for Social
International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) / Associate Member
JANUARY 2014 - PRESENT
The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), based in New York City, was founded in 1998 to help drive the creative, technical, and professional progress of the Internet and evolving forms of interactive media.
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) / Associate Member
2002 - PRESENT
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is the world's largest organisation of journalists.
First established as the Fédération Internationale des Journalistes (FIJ) in 1926 in Paris, it was relaunched as the International Organization of Journalists (IOJ) in 1946 but lost its Western members to the Cold War and re-emerged in its present form in 1952 in Brussels.
Today the Federation represents around 600,000 members in 140 countries.
Branded Content Marketing Association (BCMA) / Associate Member
APRIL 2014 - APRIL 2015
The BCMA is the trade body for branded content and is designed to bring together and benefit a broad spectrum of content creators and owners including organisations from the advertising, brand development, sponsorship, media, broadcasting, programming and entertainment industries.
TheBridge.social / Member
AUGUST 2016 - PRESENT
The Bridge is a private network of global creative people. A new place for outstanding individuals to gather, connect and work.
Acting globally our Head Office is in São Paulo. With the philosophy "We build, you Cross" our team gathers job and life opportunities around the world for our members.
Update or Die website / Writer
JUNE 2014 - JUNE 2015
News platform - based in São Paulo, Brazil - that celebrates innovation, by exchanging referrals and insights among members of a community of early adopters, formed by professionals from various creative fields and our readers.
NBA Entertainment / Video Producer
APRIL 2014 - OCTOBER 2015
5 assignments to NBA Entertainment in Brazil and Argentina, including a documentary about the Draft of 1984 - starring Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Hakeem Olajuwon, John Stockton and the brazilian Oscar Schmidt (2014); two short docs about the San Antonio Spurs Trophy Tour in South America (2014) and two NBA Global Games at Rio de Janeiro (2014/2015).
VICE Brazil / Video Director
JANUARY 2015 - JULY 2015
Video director of two episodes of a VICE Brazil project called Skol Summer On - a branded content series about electronic music:
ZEPPELIN Filmes / Head of Content Development & Video Director
JULY 2010 - AUGUST 2014
Zeppelin Filmes, one of the most important production companies in Brazil, with offices in Porto Alegre and São Paulo. At Zeppelin i was able to direct two long-form documentaries: '360 with Allan Mesquita' (2011), a skateboard film about a brazilian bowlrider, and 'Ideias Registradas' (2012), production about the history of advertising in southern Brazil. I got the opportunity to develop a series of branded content projects to such clients as Sony, Procter & Gamble, Adidas, AmBev, Diageo and Microsoft.
At Zeppelin I ran two important roles, being the head of content development and the one responsible for global business. In 2013 I worked on my first international co-production: assistant director and interpreter of 'Ayrton's Wish', a branded content short doc about the Formula 1 pilot Ayrton Senna, filmed in Brazil, co-produced by Spy Films, from Canada, and created by Gran Turismo, Playstation and Sony.
POP ROCK FM & ULBRA TV / TV Director
TV director at Pop Rock na TV, television show about music in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
ESTAÇÃO Filmes / Video Director & Video Editor
OCTOBER 2004 - MAY 2010
From 2004 to 2010 I directed and edited short docs, long-form documentaries, commercials, music videos and branded content films at Estação Filmes in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Since then, my body of work is represented mostly by non-fiction narratives. During my years in Estação Filmes I got to direct my first branded content project, co-produced by Converse, one of the first branded content web series in Brazil, from 2008 to 2010.
APLAUSO Magazine / Reporter
Reporter at APLAUSO Magazine, publication about culture edited in Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.
CineEsquemaNovo Festival / Producer & Reporter
2003/2004 - Producer/Press Assistant
2009/2010/2011 - Video Director/Reporter
Cine Esquema Novo (CEN) has emerged in 2003 in Porto Alegre, southernmost Brazil, from a necessity for exhibition and discussion of Brazilian audiovisual works committed to more contemporary aesthetical choices and proposals. Since then, CEN has been dedicated to exhibit, think, debate and encourage the contemporary audiovisual production in Brazil, and also support the community and intersections around the film and visual arts production.
INVERTEBRADO Magazine / Music Critic
Music critic at INVERTEBRADO Magazine, publication about culture edited in Caxias do Sul, RS, Brazil.
InPOCKET Magazine / Editor, Reporter
DECEMBER 2002 - FEBRUARY 2003
Editor and reporter at InPOCKET Magazine, publication about pop culture edited in Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil.
RBS Group / Radio Reporter, TV Editor
JULY 1998 - APRIL 2003
From 1998 to 2003 I worked as a newsradio reporter (Radio Gaucha) and as a TV editor (with a brief experience as a young TV news anchor) at RBS TV/TV COM (affiliated with Globo). The TV environment inspired me to work with film editing. It was my first steps into the documentaries.
Democracy Now! Productions/ Volunteer
Volunteer at the newsroom.
Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica, NPR, community, and college radio stations; on public access, PBS, satellite television (DISH network: Free Speech TV ch. 9415 and Link TV ch. 9410; DIRECTV: Free Speech TV ch. 348 and Link TV ch. 375); and on the internet. DN!’s podcast is one of the most popular on the web.
2017 Latino Media Summit / Student Volunteer
Student volunteer at the event.
The Latino Media Summit was a 2-day event at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, in New York City, on June 23 and 24 of 2017, hosting journalists, media industry leaders, innovators, thinkers, product specialists and digital news entrepreneurs focused on bilingual Latino audiences and Spanish-language journalism.
The 19 Million Project / Volunteer
Producer volunteer at the event.
In November 2015, more than 140 journalists, activist, designers and programmers convened in Rome to address the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time.
The 19 Million Project is a program born from a collaborative effort between Chicas Poderosas and La Coalizione Italiana Liberta e Diritti (CILD), sponsored by the multi-platform media networks, Univision and Fusion.
Several organizations have joined forces to partner with The 19 Million Project: the Global Editors Network, Google, and the Berkeley Advanced Media Institute.
Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism (CUNY) / Advanced Certificate Program
JANUARY 2017 - MAY 2017
The Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism (CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, New York City) trains journalists to launch and develop their own startup media projects. A four-month intensive program for media professionals from all over the world.
Gabriel García Márquez New Journalism Foundation (FNPI) / Workshop
Workshop about Video Journalism promoted by the Gabriel García Márquez New Journalism Foundation (FNPI) in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
https://vimeo.com/156467229 (short doc produced)
TEPA Acting School / Acting School
MARCH 2003 - DECEMBER 2003
Teatro Escola de Porto Alegre (TEPA). Acting School in Porto Alegre, Brazil. I worked as an actor from 2003 to 2013, including roles in plays, short movies, TV series and feature films in Brazil.
FAMECOS-PUCRS / Bachelor's degree, Journalism
MARCH 1996 - DECEMBER 1999
Graduate School of Journalism founded in 1949, in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Lincoln High School, Lake City, Minnesota, USA / Senior High School Student
AUGUST 1994 - JULY 1995
Senior High School student at Lincoln High School, Lake City, Minnesota, USA. I lived for one year in Minnesota as an AFS exchange student (1994/1995).
AFS is a nonprofit that offers intercultural learning experiences through study abroad, language learning, gap year, volunteer and host family programs.
Colégio Técnico Industrial (Industrial Tech School) / High School Student
MARCH 1992 - JULY 1994
High School student at Colégio Técnico Industrial (Industrial Tech School) in Rio Grande, RS, Brazil (1992/1994). Tech High School focused on data programming.
2017 Webby Awards Nominee/Finalist
StreetMusicMap Instagram nomination for the Social - Music Category:
2017 Tow-Knight Scholarship
Tow-Knight Entrepreneurial Journalism Program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism:
2016 I AM SP Award Nominee/Finalist
Cultural award promoted by ProjectHub (Brazil); the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science of the Netherlands; City of Amsterdam; City of São Paulo and the General Consulate of the Netherlands in São Paulo.
2016 VIVO Música Que Transforma Award/Winner
StreetMusicMap - winner at the "Música Que Conecta" Category
Cultural award promoted by VIVO, the largest telecommunications company in Brazil.
2013 Bronze Lion Cannes Festival
Mobile Category - Film Director of Hipoglós Bluetooth Alert Campaign, created by Africa agency (Brazil), produced by Zeppelin Filmes (Brazil)
2008 New York Film Festivals Film & TV Awards
Finalist - Assistant Director for "A Feiticeira de Tucunduva", directed by Marcio Schoenardie, produced by RBS TV (Brazil)