The Moinhos de Vento Filmes is a Brazilian Independent Producer of film and video, a partner of Extremum Produções Culturais, registered in ANCINE agency, based in Curitiba, which produces films, fictional and documentary series, and programs for television.
The partners have university academic background in film and theater, are specialized in cinema, production, and Documentary Film Directing and Master’s degree in cinema. The creative core of Moinhos de Vento Filmes count on the participation of renowned professionals such as:
Tizuka Yamasaki, Director of Film and Television for over 35 years; has directed 12 films, three soap operas and three series which have led to the movie about 15 million viewers. Several of her films were the highest-grossing at release year.
Yoya Wursch, writer with experience of over 30 years in the profession, wrote screenplays to twelve films, six soap operas, three series, dozens of television shows and plays that led to theaters about 15 million viewers.
Jose Padilha is an award-winning screenwriter in Hollywood. Wrote the scripts “Lilith The Vampire,” selected and awarded at 36 international festivals, 25 in the US, 14 in Los Angeles, and “Z” selected at 9 festivals in the world. Bachelor in Drama – Theatre Directing (1999); He is a specialist in Underground Cinema and Low Budget Productions (2004) and also in Production and Documentary Directing (2007), with more than 70 extracurricular courses and workshops in these areas: film, television and drama. Producer and Director of the following documentaries: “El Titiritero de Banfield” (2007), “O Samurai de Curitiba” (2011). Currently he is screenwriter and director the movie projects: “Lilith The Vampire”, “Killer Joker”, “Z”, “And I Will Love You All of Forever, “Apocalipse 8:12”.
Nancy Bishop, Casting Director, Consultant and Producer, nominated for an Emmy Award for her casting work in Anne Frank: The Whole Story, ABC / Disney Studios, with credits on over 80 large international productions, including Brad Bird (Mission Impossible IV ), Roman Polanski (Oliver), Ridley Scott (Child 44), Neil Burger – Ed Norton (The Illusionist) and Jim Lemley – Angelina Jolie (Wanted).
The Moinhos de Vento Filmes team is active and participates in events of content and business promoted by ABPITV and ANCINE agency as RioContentMarket, RioMarket and FilmCup by preparing, presenting and commercialising film projects and series for television, both for domestic producers, and international. The Moinhos de Vento Filmes has creative partnerships for development and production of projects with producers of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Curitiba and Cuiabá.